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
Policy & Regulation

Tanzania passes contract negotiation laws

Tanzania has passed two laws that will allow the government to force energy and mining companies to renegotiate existing contracts on projects in the country.

4 July 2017
Supply & Demand

Recovery in Italian volumes sees African exports grow

North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 16.7% week on week in Week 26 as deliveries to Italy bounced back to hit their highest levels for six weeks.

4 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Shell and Ophir face Tanzania legal issues

Tanzanian businessman Moto Mabanga has filed a lawsuit against Shell and Ophir Energy claiming he was unlawfully expelled from an exploration deal in southern Tanzania.

3 July 2017
Policy & Regulation

Tanzania submits bills for contract renegotiations

The government of Tanzania has submitted three bills to the country’s parliament that would allow the government to renegotiate energy contracts.

30 June 2017
Exploration & Production

BP exits 50% interest offshore southern Angola

BP has decided to exit its 50% interest in Block 24/11 offshore southern Angola.

30 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Ghana asks IMF to extend loan

Ghana has requested an extension to an International Monetary Fund loan that was due to expire in April 2018.

29 June 2017
The Bonny Island LNG plant in Nigeria. (Shell) Policy & Regulation

NLNG bill hangs in the balance as opposition grows

The threat of a revolt in Nigeria’s parliament could scupper new legislation designed to force Nigeria LNG to pay more tax.

29 June 2017
LNG

General Electric wins Coral FLNG contract

General Electric has won a contract with Italian supermajor Eni to supply subsea production systems to the Coral South FLNG project in Mozambique.

28 June 2017
Companies & Finance

IMF approves Cameroon loan

The International Monetary Fund has approved a loan of $666 million to Cameroon.

27 June 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Lower Italian deliveries cut Africa-Europe pipeline flows

North African pipeline exports to Europe dropped by 3.4% week on week in Week 25 as deliveries to Italy continued to fall.

27 June 2017
Companies & Finance

Aker Solutions wins Coral FLNG contract

Aker Solutions has been awarded a contract to deliver three umbilical tubes and associated equipment for the Coral FLNG project in Mozambique.

26 June 2017
The launch of the hull for Shell’s Prelude FLNG vessel. (Shell) LNG

Vessel choice for Greater Tortue still under debate

Kosmos and BP have yet to decide whether their FLNG vessel will be a newbuild or a conversion.

26 June 2017
LNG

Ghana signs MOU for LNG from Equatorial Guinea

Ghana has signed a memorandum of understanding to take supplies of LNG from Equatorial Guinea.

23 June 2017
Anadarko operations off the Mozambican coast. The company plans to base an onshore site at Afungi. (Anadarko) LNG

Marine agreements bring Moz LNG FID closer

After months of locking heads with Eni and Anadarko, Mozambique has finally approved the Rovuma Basin marine concession agreements.

23 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Tlou generates first power from CBM in Botswana

Australia’s Tlou Energy has successfully produced power using gas from CBM reserves in Botswana, the company has announced.

22 June 2017
Alternative Fuels

Rosatom signs MOU on nuclear power with Sudan

Russia’s Rosatom has signed a memorandum of understanding concerning cooperation on nuclear power with Sudan.

20 June 2017
Global Markets

Sonatrach picks Dodsal for EPC on Algerian gas facility

Algeria’s Sonatrach has selected Dubai-based Dodsal Group for an engineering, procurement and construction contract worth $1.1 billion.

20 June 2017
Supply & Demand

Italian volumes fall as Spanish deliveries rebound

North African pipeline exports to Europe fell by 2.9% week on week in Week 24, driven by lower deliveries to Italy.

20 June 2017
Exploration & Production

Tunisian El-Kamour protesters agree deal to end blockade

Protesters at the El-Kamour oil and gas pumping station in Tunisia have struck an agreement with the government to end the blockade of the plant.

19 June 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

WAPCo could buy gas from Dangote refinery

The West Africa Pipeline Co. is considering buying gas from the Dangote refinery in Nigeria to pipe to customers in Ghana and Benin

16 June 2017

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