02-09-2021 | 13:46:00
Drilling of high-impact oil and gas prospects in 2020 suffered at the hands of the global pandemic, but the overall results were nevertheless positive, a Rystad Energy analysis reveals.
01-29-2021 | 07:35:00
Usually bustling with sunburnt tourists, beaches on the island of Mauritius are empty this year. COVID-19 forced Mauritius to close its borders to tourists in March 2020, then another disaster struck.
01-27-2021 | 11:37:27
A lot has changed in the past year. One thing that has remained constant is the state of stasis of South Africa’s new petroleum code.
01-22-2021 | 07:08:52
With a rapidly growing, increasingly urbanized population – and associated needs for energy and infrastructure development – the African continent should be at the forefront of a U.S. investment agenda.
01-18-2021 | 07:45:00
Senegal is the hotspot for energy investment in West Africa right now, owing to a string of huge offshore hydrocarbons discoveries since 2014, as well as its compelling renewables potential.
01-15-2021 | 14:38:00
The restructuring of the sector, that resulted in the creation of the ANPG and the reorientation of Sonangol, is arguably one of the greatest achievements of H.E. Diamantino Pedro Azevedo, Angola’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Petroleum who was brought in to reform the sector.
01-13-2021 | 08:05:04
Cost reduction strategy in the oil industry is now being adopted by oil firms as a core strategy. With global economies facing recession and wide fluctuations in energy demands, it seems low costs is becoming the safety valve for oil firms.
01-06-2021 | 08:08:30
What does the impending US presidential transition mean for Africa’s oil and gas sector? By virtue of my role at the African Energy Chamber, I simply have to ask: How will the Biden administration approach African oil and gas?
12-04-2020 | 09:57:00
The oilfield service (OFS) market is projected to lose a cumulative $340 billion in purchases value over the next eight years, a Rystad Energy analysis shows.
11-25-2020 | 09:19:00
In the International Energy Outlook 2020 (IEO2020), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) projects electricity generation in Africa using two cases with different assumptions about how future electricity needs are fulfilled.
11-25-2020 | 07:16:32
Without bold fiscal reforms, Africa is doomed to further loose its global market share of oil & gas investment and production.
11-18-2020 | 15:07:37
The future of the global oil and gas industry has been a subject of great fascination and debate for decades. Since COVID-19 surfaced, there has been even more conjecture on this topic.
11-13-2020 | 07:56:15
Today, the economic winds are at our backs. There is so much we can do this year and beyond to make Africa more prosperous and hopeful.
11-12-2020 | 15:07:00
Despite the profound crises of 2020 which have jeopardized hundreds of thousands of jobs across Africa, the African Energy Chamber expects employment to remain strong due to ongoing capital projects sanctioned since 2018.
11-11-2020 | 15:26:45
In its latest Africa Energy Outlook 2021, the African Energy Chamber forecasts increased gas monetization across the continent on the back of decarbonisation and industrialisation drive.