The groups also protested Standard Chartered’s AGM in London, again citing concerns around the impact on the Philippines.
"We urge Standard Bank and SMBC to reconsider their involvement in the East African Crude Oil Pipeline,” said Baraka Lenga, climate change activist based in Tanzania.
The 14th of February is all about sharing the love and letting those closest to you know how you feel, and activist groups have not held back in sharing their views this Valentine's Day.
Nigeria expects IOCs working in the deepwater to launch new projects, although the big ticket items face continued delays.
Oil companies and environmentalist activists see the same world in wholly differing ways. Rarely is this divide as stark as in discussions around the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
Protests have disrupted the gala dinner at the Africa Energies Summit, with a group of Extinction Rebellion activists attaching themselves to Gordon Ramsay’s Heddon Street restaurant.
Projects backed by Standard Chartered in 2021 will emit 2.3 billion tonnes of CO2 over their lifespan, with Mozambique LNG to play a major part in this.
Investments in Africa’s oil and gas risk undermining a move to lower carbon energy sources and are at risk of becoming stranded assets, according to a new report.
Tackling emissions has come to dominate discussions around ESG, driving concerns that progress is slipping on tackling the energy gap that continues in many African states.
International banks are increasingly reluctant to commit to African projects, although domestic banks are growing with an eye on filling this gap.
As a final investment decision (FID) looms on Uganda’s oil plans, opposition is targeting financial sources for the export pipeline.
Shell Petroleum Development Co. (SPDC) has sold its 30% stake in OML 17 to TNOG Oil and Gas, for $533 million.
The United Bank for Africa (UBA) has participated in a consortium to lend $1.5 billion to Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) and its upstream Nigerian Petroleum Development Co. (NPDC) unit.
Despite challenges thrown up by the coronavirus outbreak, BP’s production in Africa was largely unchanged, although exploration and development has been pushed back.
Nigeria is under particular strain as a result of the low oil price crisis, industry participants said during a webinar, demonstrated by a government decision to plan for $20 per barrel oil.