Japan’s Toyota Tsusho has returned to Egypt to share initial results of a blue ammonia study, holding talks with the government on future production.
Germany’s Emerging Energy Corp. (EEC) has issued a call for a green hydrogen feasibility study in Niger.
Eni’s Scope 1 and 2 emissions increased in 2021, largely as a result of its African operations, but it offset this through the acquisition of 2 million tonnes of CO2 equivalent in forestry credits.
South Africa has made clear it is not moving away from hydrocarbons in the near term, talking up exploration plans and gas imports, in addition to scope for new coal generation.
Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El Molla has held high-level talks with Chevron, and various other US luminaries, at CERAWeek.
Delek Drilling is relaunching as NewMed Energy as the company expands into new areas, such as blue hydrogen and renewable power.
TotalEnergies has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Rwanda ahead of a final investment decision (FID) in Uganda tomorrow.
Eni has signed a new contract on the Berkine Basin with Sonatrach, while also setting out decarbonisation plans.
The Central African Forest Initiative (CAFI) has made a first payment to Gabon for the country’s reduced deforestation.
Total has signed a deal with Forêt Ressources Management (FRM) to plant a 40,000 hectare forest in Congo Brazzaville.
Mozambique state-owned Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) has formed a joint task force with TCRK Energy, backed by serial Mozambique entrepreneur Tom Bruton, to investigate blue hydrogen opportunities.
Occidental Petroleum has made another discovery in Abu Dhabi’s Block 3, the company revealed during a quarterly results conference call.
Tlou Energy intends to make its Lesedi power project carbon neutral, by growing vegetation around its Botswana site.
South Africa’s carbon tax fails to provide a sufficient deterrent to emitters, PwC has said in a recent report.
The UK has grand hopes to extend its links with Africa, particularly in the renewable space where there is clear scope for facilitating investments and supporting increased generation.
Sasol has set out steps to cut carbon emissions in a 10-year pivot away from coal and towards alternative energy sources.
Sasol has invited experienced companies to work with it on developing carbon offsets, in South Africa and the SADC region.