A power plant in Kenya. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Kenya’s gas-to-power plans in limbo

Kenya’s plans to convert liquid-fuel plants to run on gas are at a standstill, with little-to-no progress made.

By Ian Nkala 22 November 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Axxela receives gas pipeline feasibility study in Nigeria

Axxela, formerly known as Oando Gas & Power, has received a feasibility study on a gas pipeline across parts of Nigeria.

11 October 2017
LNG

Russia and Morocco in LNG talks

Russia and Morocco are discussing LNG deliveries to the North African country.

11 October 2017
South African electricity pylons Policy & Regulation

South Africa needs dollar finance to drive down costs for gas IPPs

South Africa wants to fund its LNG-to-power projects in its own currency, but switching to dollars would reduce costs and give more flexibility, industry players say.

11 October 2017
South African President Jacob Zuma at a recent summit. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Mozambique-South Africa pipeline talks to resume in November

As South Africa’s LNG-to-power project remains on hold, high-level preparations for a feasibility study to pipe gas from the Rovuma Basin are under way.

10 October 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

GL Africa Energy power plant negotiations continue in Mozambique

Mozambique is still negotiating with GL Africa Energy to build a power plant in the north of the country, Interfax Natural Gas Daily has learned.

10 October 2017
Jorf lasfar power plant in Morocco LNG

Slow start for Moroccan LNG-to-power project

The country’s energy ministry has been dragging its heels in choosing advisers and LNG suppliers, which has led to delays.

10 October 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

North African gas to Europe increases for second week

North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 16.0% last week as volumes through all four pipelines increased for a second consecutive week.

10 October 2017
Policy & Regulation

Tanzania splits up energy and mining ministry

The government of Tanzania has split its energy and mining ministry into two separate departments.

9 October 2017
Companies & Finance

Nigerian government sets up committee to investigate corruption at NNPC

Nigeria has set up a committee to investigate claims of corruption within state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corp.

6 October 2017
eirik raude rig Exploration & Production

Mauritania’s Banda gas field auction advances

The West African country says large IOCs are interesting in developing its offshore Banda field.

6 October 2017
Exploration & Production

Sound Energy planning to drill three wells in Morocco

Sound Energy plans to drill three exploration wells in eastern Morocco at an expected cost of $10 million.

4 October 2017
Policy & Regulation

Nigerian oil minister requests changes at NNPC in leaked letter

Nigerian Petroleum Minister Ibe Kachikwu has asked President Muhammadu Buhari reconsider recent changes in personnel at Nigerian National Petroleum Corp., which were seemingly made without any input from him.

4 October 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Rivers state and Oando extend gas pipeline

Central Horizon Gas Company, a JV between Nigeria’s Rivers state and Oando, has almost finished extending the gas distribution network near Port Harcourt

3 October 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Flows increase on all North African pipelines

North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 33.9% last week, to 738.3 MMcm, as deliveries increased through all four pipelines

3 October 2017
LNG

Schlumberger and Subsea 7 win Fortuna FLNG construction contract

The upstream construction contract for Equatorial Guinea’s 2.2 mpta Fortuna FLNG project has been awarded to Integration Alliance

2 October 2017
Official visit of ministers to Ghanaian power station Pipelines, Storage & Power

Ghana 1000 gas-to-power project could be axed

Ghana’s flagship gas-to-power project may not receive approval as the country’s previous government signed too many power-purchase agreements.

29 September 2017
A photo of an OMV gas plant. Pipelines, Storage & Power

Tunisian gas pipeline construction back on track

The South Tunisian Gas Pipeline project has restarted construction following a series of delays.

29 September 2017
LNG

Eni to market Mozambique LNG from Singapore

Italian major Eni is planning to expand its LNG trading desk to market volumes from new projects, including in Mozambique

28 September 2017
Alternative Fuels

Tunisia’s consumers have a $405 mln electricity bill

Tunisian Electricity and Gas Corp. has said that Tunisian electricity consumers owe TND 1 billion in unpaid bills.

27 September 2017
Pipelines, Storage & Power

North African pipeline volumes up by more than 9%

North African pipeline exports to Europe rose by 9.2% last week from the previous week, to 551.4 MMcm.

26 September 2017

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