Africa

Pipelines, Storage & Power

Spain offsets fall in Italy’s African pipeline gas imports

North African pipeline exports to Europe fell by 0.1% week on week in Week 15, to 634.8 MMcm.

17 April 2018
Policy & Regulation

Niger Delta communities urge Buhari not to ratify PIGB

Stakeholders in Nigeria’s Delta state have urged President Muhammadu Buhari not to ratify the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

16 April 2018
LNG

Kenya mulls Mozambique LNG imports

Kenyan power sector representatives are discussing the possibility of importing Mozambican LNG

16 April 2018
Exploration & Production

TechnipFMC awarded BP FPSO FEED contract in western Africa

TechnipFMC has been awarded a FEED contract by BP for the FPSO serving the IOC’s Tortue/Ahmeyim LNG development

16 April 2018
LNG

Djibouti LNG to bring $1 bln in revenue for Ethiopia in first year – minister

The Djibouti LNG project is expected to generate nearly $1 billion of export revenue for Ethiopia in its first year of operation.

12 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Ghana plans first exploration licensing round in Q4 2018

Ghana will launch its first exploration licensing round later this year.

12 April 2018
Exploration & Production

SDX Energy makes new find in Egypt

UK-listed SDX Energy has announced it has discovered gas at its Ibn Yunus 1X exploration well at South Disouq in Egypt

12 April 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Nigeria’s pipelines to undergo integrity tests

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) has approved a planned audit of over 5,000 km of pipelines it administers.

11 April 2018
Muhammadu Buhari addresses the UN Policy & Regulation

Nigerian elections could delay petroleum sector reforms

Nigeria is set to pass new legislation on its oil and gas sector, but significant hurdles to reform still remain.

11 April 2018
Global Markets

Ghana owes Nigeria $160 mln for gas

Ghana’s government is reported to owe $160 million to N-Gas.

11 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Aminex still in talks over Ntorya farm-out

UK-listed Aminex Resources has announced it is still in discussions to farm out a stake in its Ntorya concession in Tanzania to Eclipse Investments

10 April 2018
LNG

Togo and Equatorial Guinea sign MOU on LNG trade

Equatorial Guinea and Togo have signed a cooperation deal that will facilitate LNG trading between the two countries

10 April 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

GreenStream works trigger drop in North African exports

Pipeline deliveries from North Africa to Europe plummeted in Week 14, driven by planned maintenance on the GreenStream pipeline from Libya to Italy.

10 April 2018
Exploration & Production

BW Offshore completes Tortue well in Gabon

BW Offshore has announced it has completed the first of its development wells in its Dussafu licence in the Tortue field offshore Gabon.

9 April 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

NNPC awards contracts for two gas pipelines

Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. has issued two gas pipeline construction contracts as part of a package worth an estimated $2.8 billion

9 April 2018
Companies & Finance

Eni facing Congo-Brazzaville corruption probe

Italian prosecutors have raided Eni’s offices in Milan to obtain documents related to possible illegal activities in Congo-Brazzaville in 2009 and 2014.

9 April 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Tanzania unveils new gas-fired power plant

Tanzania inaugurated the Kinyerezi 2 gas-fired power plant on Thursday

6 April 2018
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Hyundai to build Dangote LPG reservoirs

Hyundai Heavy Industries has signed a $58 million deal to install 15 LPG reservoirs in Nigeria

5 April 2018
Companies & Finance

Ghana watchdog flags lost hydrocarbon revenues

A Ghana-based oil and gas policy thinktank has alleged that the country has lost $902 million in unpaid taxes and royalties from the petroleum industry.

5 April 2018
Exploration & Production

Libya shuts down Mellitah for maintenance

Libya’s Mellitah complex, which processes gas from the offshore Bahr Essalam gas field, has been closed for scheduled maintenance

4 April 2018

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