The Southern African Development Community (SADC) held an emergency meeting today in Maputo to discuss terrorism in Mozambique.
Foreign military support is growing in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado Province following the attack on Palma but it is clear that the LNG plans have suffered a major setback.
The terrorist attack on Palma on March 24 has led to the deaths of a number of people and expatriate workers.
Just hours after Total announced its proposed plans to restart work at Mozambique LNG, insurgents have attacked the nearby town of Palma.
Total intends to resume work at the Mozambique LNG site after the government has provided assurances of improved security.
Friends of the Earth (FoE) is asking for an oral hearing at the High Court in its bid to reverse the UK’s support for the Mozambique LNG project.
Around $33 million of spending in Mozambique’s two LNG concessions is unrecoverable, the Instituto Nacional do Petróleo (INP) has said, following an audit.
Islamist insurgents, Mozambique government forces and a South African private military company are all involved in human rights abuses in Cabo Delgado, according to Amnesty International.
Total has withdrawn a number of workers from the Mozambique LNG site ahead of militant attacks.
The UK government intends to halt funding for hydrocarbon projects overseas on the five-year anniversary of the Paris Agreement.
Islamist terrorists have capture a village around 20 km from the Afungi peninsula, home of the country’s major LNG plans.
As with the global industry, African exploration and production plans hit the COVID-19 and oil price-crash roadblock.
Total has no clear view on prices in 2021 and is taking a cautious stance on spending plans, the company’s CFO Jean-Pierre Sbraire said after the company published its third quarter results.
Siemens Energy will provide six industrial gas turbines and boil-off gas compressors to the Total-led Mozambique LNG project.
The credit export wing of the UK Government could support tens of thousands of jobs in the coming years if it switches its focus from oil and gas to renewables, according to a new study.
Speakers talking about Mozambique at the Energy Industries Council’s (EIC) virtual Energy Exports Conference (VEEC) were keen to stress local benefits.
Friends of the Earth (FoE) has issued a legal challenge to the UK government’s decision to support Mozambique LNG.
The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered one of the most volatile periods on record for energy markets, not least within the LNG industry.
Islamist forces appear to have seized the port of Mocimboa da Praia, in Mozambique’s gas-rich northern Cabo Delgado province.
The UK government is reconsidering its support for financing foreign oil and gas projects, following UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) commitment to the Total-led Mozambique LNG project.
Belgium’s marine construction specialist Besix, working with Mota-Engil, will build the marine facilities for the Mozambique LNG project.
The $14.9 billion Mozambique LNG financing has been signed, Oil India Ltd (OIL) has said.
There are no cases of coronavirus at the Mozambique LNG site, in the country’s north, Australia’s RBR Group has reported.
Terrorists attacked employees of Fenix Construction Services on June 27, the company has acknowledged.
There are challenges ahead for Mozambique, even while it is poised for a period of dramatic growth as investment into its northern gas finds escalates.