Uganda goes to the polls today in an election that is likely to see President Yoweri Museveni returned for a sixth term.
Mozambique and Tanzania have held high-level talks on a number of issues, including terrorism in Cabo Delgado, as Total pushes for more security.
Orca Energy sold less gas in 2020, down 8.6% year on year, as a result of COVID-19 and strong hydropower generation in Tanzania.
The next 10 years will be critical in determining Africa’s power path – and just how much more carbon the next billion people will emit.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved a $120 million loan for a 50 MW hydropower plant in western Tanzania.
ARA Petroleum Tanzania (APT) has set out a path to first gas at Tanzania’s Ruvuma production-sharing agreement (PSA).
Tanzania-focused Helium One aims to land on London’s AIM on December 3 via a reverse takeover of cash shell Attis Oil and Gas.
Tanzania-focused Solo Oil has become Scirocco Energy, and with the change of name a newfound focus on the energy transition in the European market.
The East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) has signed a host government agreement (HGA) with Tanzania, as plans for the Ugandan oil development near the finish line.
Total will face accusations of human rights violations over its activities in Uganda on October 28, in the Versailles Court of Appeal.
Maurel et Prom’s production fell in the first nine months of 2020, although its acquisition of Angolan assets helped avoid too great a reduction.
Aminex has completed its farm out of the Ruvuma licence to ARA Petroleum Tanzania, completing a process that began in mid-2018.
Friends of the Earth France and Survie have accused Total of human rights violations in Uganda and Tanzania.
The Tanzanian government has approved Aminex to proceed with the farm out of its Ruvuma interest to ARA Petroleum Tanzania.
Foreign investors have become increasingly concerned about Tanzania since the election of John Magufuli to the presidency in 2015.
China Petroleum and Technology Development Co. (CPTDC) has won work to provide natural gas compressors to Orca Energy in southern Tanzania.
Mnazi Bay production will increase for the rest of the year, following the end of the rainy season.
Gas sales by Orca Exploration in Tanzania fell in the first quarter as higher than normal rainfall boosted hydropower generation.
The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) has issued a certificate to Aminex, marking another step forward in its work to farm out a stake in the Ruvuma licence.
Work on the East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) is expected to begin in April following a final investment decision (FID), according to a budget speech from the Tanzanian Minister of Energy.
Aminex has agreed to secure a loan to pay its capital gains tax in Tanzania in order to move its farm-out plans ahead.
Aminex has received an extension to its Mtwara licence, in Tanzania, satisfying one of the remaining conditions of its farm-out agreement with ARA Petroleum Tanzania.
Demand for Wentworth Resources’ gas in Tanzania will stay flat this year, with heavy rains driving hydropower generation, but things should pick up towards the end of 2020.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has denied that it plans to support the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP).
Maurel et Prom intends to hold its production roughly stable in 2020 as the company focuses on riding out the current storm.