Rwandan forces have freed Mocímboa da Praia, a Mozambique town that had been held by Islamists since August 2020.
Rwanda will provide a 1,000-person force to Mozambique’s trouble Cabo Delgado Province to assist in a counter-insurgency programme.
TechnipFMC has rejected some claims around its Mozambique LNG work.
Total has set out plans to get the Papua LNG plan back on track, following the declaration of force majeure on its Mozambique LNG project.
Benefiting from higher oil prices, Total reported an adjusted net income of $3 billion for the first quarter, up 69% year on year.
Saipem has issued a warning over its 4 billion euro ($4.8bn) contract for work on Mozambique LNG, following Total’s declaration of force majeure.
Total has declared force majeure at its Mozambique LNG project, citing the local insecurity.
The UK government will face questions in court over the legality of its support for Mozambique LNG, following a win for Friends of the Earth (FoE).
Mozambican businesses looking to cash in on Africa’s biggest private investment are facing disaster after an attack by Islamic State-linked militants on a town close to Total’s $20 billion natural gas export project.
The High Court will hear an application from Friends of the Earth (FoE) today to review the UK government’s support of the Mozambique LNG scheme.
East African LNG outlook seems positive in 2021 but fluctuating prices, political instability and terrorism risk stifling growth
East Africa is in a prime location to export gas globally but growth and progress has largely been slow, largely because of fluctuating liquified natural gas prices, political instability and terrorism.
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.