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Powerful Potential: Growth Opportunities in Africa’s gas Sector

24/10/2018

The regions of North and West Africa offer two contrasting stories with regard to energy access and natural resources. The vast majority of North African nations benefit from strong energy infrastructures, with virtually 100% of populations having reliable access to electricity. Meanwhile, West Africa presents a different picture: many nations—including Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, and Sierra Leone— currently provide reliable electricity to only 50% or less of their population.

Africa

Powerful Potential: Growth Opportunities in Africa’s gas Sector

23/10/2018

The regions of North and West Africa offer two contrasting stories with regard to energy access and natural resources. The vast majority of North African nations benefit from strong energy infrastructures, with virtually 100% of populations having reliable access to electricity. Meanwhile, West Africa presents a different picture: many nations—including Nigeria, Liberia, Guinea, Burkina Faso, and Sierra Leone— currently provide reliable electricity to only 50% or less of their population.

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Libya oil boss sees output jump as BP, Eni may restart soon

22/10/2018

BP Plc and Eni SpA could re-start work on a project in Libya in the first quarter, setting the stage for the OPEC member to boost production by “hundreds of thousands of barrels” a day, the head of the country’s state oil company said.

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Three reasons BP is focusing on Africa

26/09/2018

Oil major BP pinpointed its reasoning behind its African investments. Speaking in New York as part of an event highlighting opportunities in Africa, Bernard Looney reinforced the firm’s commitment to the continent.

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Savannah enters into pact with Niger

08/08/2018

Savannah Petroleum has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Niger relating to an early production scheme (EPS) in the Agadem Rift Basin

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Savannah spuds fourth well in Niger

30/07/2018

UK-based oil firm Savannah Petroleum has started drilling a fourth well in its current campaign in Niger. The Eridal-1 well, located in the Agadem Basin, south-east Niger, was spudded on July 27.   Drilling is expected to take about a month, using Rig GW-215. he well is planned to be drilled to a total depth of 2,592 metres. 

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