An Anadarko drillship off the coast of Mozambique. (Anadarko) Policy & Regulation

Mozambique’s downstream projects need cheaper gas

Mozambique will need to offer gas more cheaply than $2.64/MMBtu to make the country’s planned GTL and fertiliser projects economic.

By Leigh Elston 26 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Another gas find for Anadarko in Mozambique

United States group Anadarko announced a new gas find offshore Mozambique on Tuesday which lent support to the company’s previous 30 trillion cubic feet (849.6 billion cubic metres) gas-in-place est

17 January 2012
Policy & Regulation

Tanesco secures 40% tariff hike in Tanzania

Tanzania’s regulatory authority has approved a 40% average increase in electricity tariffs to help the state-owned utility Tanzania Electric Supply Company (Tanesco) pay for temporary capacity while

16 January 2012
Exploration & Production

Petronas to resume operations in South Sudan

Malaysia’s Petronas has signed an agreement with the government of South Sudan, allowing it to continue the oil and gas operations it began prior to South Sudan’s 2011 independence from Sudan, Dow Jones reported on Monday.

16 January 2012
Chinese President Hu Jintao and his Ghanaian counterpart John Atta Mills in Beijing, September 2010. Ghana can now borrow $800 million from the China Development Bank to develop gas processing infrastructure. (PA) Pipelines, Storage & Power

China’s clever Ghana strategy

Concerns over a financing package from China have delayed much-needed gas pipeline and processing infrastructure, but this may not be so bad

13 January 2012
Exploration & Production

Nigeria LNG continues as normal despite strikes

Nigeria LNG is still operational and all contractual obligations are being met despite the disruption caused by strikes held across the country, Interfax has learned.

12 January 2012
Exploration & Production

Empire Energy to buy exploration vehicle

US-based Empire Energy announced on Tuesday that it will buy the UK registered East African Oil Company, an investment vehicle that is set to acquire assets in Uganda, Kenya, Zambia and Tanzania.

11 January 2012
Exploration & Production

Taking aim at global unconventional assets

Interfax spoke to Dart Energy’s Nick Davies about the company’s European acquisitions and its projects in Asia.

11 January 2012
Exploration & Production

TVI decides against second Niger exploration phase

Canadian group TVI Pacific has decided not to participate in the second exploration phase of the Tenere block in Niger after analysing the final data from the first exploration wells drilled last year

10 January 2012
Exploration & Production

Kenya moves ahead with licensing

Despite an increasing threat from militants across the border in Somalia, Kenya is progressing with oil and gas licensing to attract more investment into the country.

10 January 2012
Policy & Regulation

Libya oil concessions

Libya will not release any new oil concessions until after elections scheduled for June, said Libya’s former oil minister Ali Tarhouni as quoted by a Bloomberg article on Friday.

6 January 2012
Exploration & Production

Total wins Mauritania blocks

Total has been awarded two exploration licences in Mauritania, the French major said in a press release on Friday.

6 January 2012
Policy & Regulation

Egypt to increase gas price for energy intensive industries

Egypt is to increase the price of gas sold to energy-intensive industries by 33% in its 2012-13 budget, the country’s finance minister Mumtaz Al-Saeed said in a statement on Sunday.

4 January 2012
Supply & Demand

Jonathan declares state of emergency in parts of Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in certain parts of Nigeria after a series of bombing attacks carried out by Islamist group Boko Haram on 25 December.

3 January 2012
Exploration & Production

BG and Ophir begin 2012 Tanzania drilling programme

BG Group and Ophir Energy spudded the first of three wells in their 2012 drilling programme offshore Tanzania on 1 January with high hopes of discoveries after big finds in neighbouring Mozambique.

3 January 2012
Supply & Demand

Jonathan declares state of emergency in parts of Nigeria

President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in certain parts of Nigeria after a series of bombing attacks carried out by Islamist group Boko Haram on 25 December.

3 January 2012
Exploration & Production

BG and Ophir begin 2012 Tanzania drilling programme

BG Group and Ophir Energy spudded the first of three wells in their 2012 drilling programme offshore Tanzania on 1 January with high hopes of discoveries after big finds in neighbouring Mozambique.

3 January 2012
Exploration & Production

Angola awards deep-water acreage

The Angolan government awarded a series of deep-water exploration licences on Tuesday in an official signing ceremony in the capital city Luanda.

20 December 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Logbaba starts commercial gas production

London-listed Victoria Oil and Gas announced the first commercial gas production from the Logbaba project in Cameroon on Tuesday, meeting the deadline it set itself to start production before the end of the year.

20 December 2011
Exploration & Production

Anadarko spuds another well offshore Mozambique

Anadarko Petroleum spudded its latest appraisal well, Lagosta 2, offshore Mozambique on 11 December, licence partner Cove Energy announced on Wednesday in a filing to the London Stock Exchange.

14 December 2011
Companies & Finance

China tempted by East African gas

China is turning its attention to East Africa following major finds offshore Tanzania and Mozambique, but a lack of expertise is holding Chinese exploitation companies back, say experts, and could lea

9 December 2011

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