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Endeavor Energy stands firm in Ivory Coast

Endeavor Energy and Starenergie 2073, partners in the Songon power plant in Ivory Coast, are struggling over their rights to the project Endeavor Energy and Starenergie 2073, partners in the Songon power plant in Ivory Coast, are struggling over their rights to the project.
By Miriam Malek 16 February 2017 0 24018
Conflict flared in August 2016 when Starenergie signed an EPC contract with China Energy Engineering Corp. without permission from Endeavor Energy. (Starenergie2073)

United States-based Endeavor Energy is forging ahead with the development of a 375 MW gas-to-power project in Ivory Coast despite alleged wrongdoing by its Ivorian partner.

Endeavor released a statement on Wednesday attempting to clarify its position on the Songon power plant, which it is jointly developing with local partner Starenergie 2073.

“Endeavor is fully committed to enforcing its rights under the joint development agreement [JDA] and will seek redress against Starenergie and anyone [else] interfering with its contractual rights,” said Endeavor.

“Endeavor is disappointed by Starenergie’s...