Africa

Africa

Africa on the rise

The energy sector in Sub-Saharan Africa faces numerous challenges, but there is also an increasing sense of urgency and opportunity for the development of the industry on the continent.

Africa

Renewables in Africa – Insights from the legal world

Renewable energy in Africa looks set for a bright future, with increasing investment and growing incentives from states to develop green infrastructure. But what are the key legal and contractual issues that stakeholders should consider?

Africa

Trio of explorers aim to hit East Africa gas jackpot again

A trio of oil executives who hit the jackpot with a gas find off Mozambique have long believed they can repeat that success not far from their original discovery. Now financial backing from seasoned Africa explorer Tullow Oil Plc has given them the firepower to take another shot.

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Powerful Potential: Growth Opportunities in Africa’s gas Sector

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

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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Three reasons BP is focusing on Africa

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.