Protests continued in Senegal on March 8 as a leading opposition politician faced charges of sexual assault.
Woodside Petroleum has denied that first oil from the Sangomar field will be delayed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Lekela has launched a 158.7 MW wind farm in Senegal and broken ground in Egypt at a 250 MW wind plant.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has wrapped up a trip to three African states this week, where he noted the importance of deepening trade ties and the struggle against corruption.
Petrosen has officially launched its first offshore licence round, at a conference in Senegal, covering 12 blocks.