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Déclaration des services du FMI à l’issue de leur mission au titre de la première revue du MEDC au Gabon
15-12-2021 | 10:12:00
Les autorités gabonaises et les services du FMI ont fait des progrès significatifs dans les discussions sur les actions nécessaires pour achever la première revue du programme au titre du Mécanisme élargi de crédit.
VAALCO spuds first well in 2021/2022 drilling campaign offshore Gabon
14-12-2021 | 12:22:00
VAALCO announced it has commenced its 2021/2022 drilling campaign offshore Gabon with the Etame 8H-ST well.
TotalEnergies finalizes divestment of interests in non-operated assets and Cap Lopez Terminal in Gabon
09-12-2021 | 11:38:00
After receiving the approval of Gabonese authorities, TotalEnergies has announced the closing of its agreement to divest to Perenco Oil and Gas Gabon the Cap Lopez Terminal and non-operated assets of its 58%-owned affiliate TotalEnergies EP Gabon.
Andersen Global expands African footprint by opening office in Gabon
17-11-2021 | 09:59:48
Andersen Global enters a Collaboration Agreement with Gabon-based tax firm Caudexco, further bolstering its foothold in the country and expanding its resources in the region.
Maurel & Prom signs comprehensive agreement with Gabon to strengthen cooperation
09-11-2021 | 09:05:00
Oil and gas exploration and production company Maurel & Prom and the Gabonese Republic have entered into a multi-pronged comprehensive agreement with a view to strengthening their cooperation.
VAALCO completes two Etame field well workovers offshore Gabon
02-11-2021 | 08:29:00
VAALCO Energy announced it has completed two workovers at the Etame field offshore Gabon and added a total of approximately 1,050 gross barrels of crude oil per day.
BW Energy announces provisional exploration licence award offshore Gabon
12-10-2021 | 15:23:47
BW Energy announced it has been provisionally awarded operatorship of two blocks in the 12th Offshore Licensing Round in Gabon. The award by the Direction Generale des Hydrocarbures (DGH) in Gabon is subject to finalising the PSC with the DGH.
Gabon deposits instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency to the AU Commission
07-10-2021 | 08:20:10
The Republic of Gabon became the 14th member state to deposit the instrument of ratification of the African Medicines Agency (AMA) to the AU Commission on 4th October 2021 after ratifying it on the 1st October 2021.
Afreximbank extends footprint by opening Central Africa Regional Office in Yaoundé Cameroon
28-09-2021 | 09:27:18
The new office covers the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS), composed of Cameroon, the Central Africa Republic, Chad, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea and Gabon.
Africa CDC to launch Eastern Regional Co-ordination center
27-09-2021 | 09:39:00
The African Union (AU) through the Africa Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC) is set to launch the Eastern regional co-ordination center in Kenya come October 1.
VAALCO's Etame co-venturers approve FSO agreements in Gabon
02-09-2021 | 10:42:08
VAALCO Energy announced that the Etame co-venturers approved the Bareboat Contract and Operating Agreement (collectively, the “Agreements”) with World Carrier Offshore Services Corp and the Agreements are now effective.
Panoro Energy discovers oil at the Hibiscus North exploration well offshore Gabon
27-08-2021 | 13:35:01
Panoro Energy announced that the Hibiscus North exploration well (DHBNM-1), currently being drilled in the Dussafu Marin Permit offshore Gabon, has encountered hydrocarbons.
VAALCO signs binding letter of intent for FSO at Etame field offshore Gabon
27-08-2021 | 12:41:52
VAALCO Energy announced that its affiliate VAALCO Gabon has signed a binding letter of intent (LOI) with World Carrier to provide and operate a Floating Storage and Offloading (FSO) unit at VAALCO’s Etame Marin field offshore Gabon.
La Fondation BGFIBank finance un incubateur des métiers de la gestion à INSG au Gabon
23-07-2021 | 10:19:00
la Fondation BGFIBank et l’Institut national des sciences de gestion (INSG) portant sur la construction et l’équipement d’un incubateur des métiers de la Gestion au sein de cet établissement supérieur, une structure qui permettra d’accompagner les startups dans le développement de projets innovants.
IFC, Canada invest in Kinguele Aval hydropower plant to support clean power generation in Gabon
07-07-2021 | 15:10:00
To scale up clean energy production capacity in Gabon, IFC, the Government of Gabon, with the support of the Government of Canada, announced a financing package for the Kinguele Aval hydropower plant in Gabon.
[Gabon] AfDB grants 39 million euros loan for the first independent power producer project
05-07-2021 | 11:08:05
The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank had the granting of a loan of 39 million euros for the implementation of the first independent producer of hydroelectric power project in Gabon.
VAALCO secures rig for 2021/2022 drilling campaign in Gabon
17-06-2021 | 09:54:00
VAALCO, in conjunction with its 2021/2022 drilling program planned to begin later this year, it has executed a contract with Borr Jack-Up XIV Inc., to drill two development wells and two appraisal wellbores with options to drill additional wells in Gabon.
Tullow completes sale of Dussafu asset in Gabon
10-06-2021 | 10:20:27
Tullow Oil announced that the sale of its Dussafu Marin permit asset in Gabon to Panoro has now completed.
BW Energy re-starts Dussafu license drilling campaign offshore Gabon
20-04-2021 | 08:33:00
BW Energy announced the re-start of a three-well drilling campaign on the Dussafu license offshore Gabon consisting of two exploration wells in the Hibiscus area and one production well on the Tortue field.
Gabon launches technical training hub to revolutionize skills for economic diversification
16-04-2021 | 16:52:00
The Centre is equipped with high-tech teaching equipment with a capacity to accommodate 1,000 learners who will study in the fields of mechanical engineering and maintenance of agricultural construction machinery.
Maersk Drilling secures one-well ultra-deepwater exploration contract in Gabon
16-04-2021 | 10:34:22
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract from PC Gabon Upstream S.A. (PCGUSA), a subsidiary of PETRONAS, for the provision of a deepwater drillship rig.
Tullow Oil completes sale of its Equatorial Guinea assets to Panoro
01-04-2021 | 12:29:25
Tullow Oil announced that the sale of its assets in Equatorial Guinea to Panoro Energy ASA (Panoro) has now completed, after receiving a payment of $88.8 million from Panoro.
Helios Towers to buy Airtel Africa towers in four African markets
24-03-2021 | 06:03:50
Helios Towers plc, the independent telecommunications infrastructure company, has signed agreements with Airtel Africa to acquire its passive infrastructure operating companies in Madagascar, Malawi, Chad and Gabon.
[Gabon] More than 50 agricultural inputs exempt from import duties and taxes
01-03-2021 | 07:31:00
The Minister of Agriculture and his colleague from the Economy signed on February 26 in Libreville, a decree setting the conditions for exemption from duties and taxes on the import of agricultural inpu
VAALCO completes acquisition of additional interest in the Etame field from Sasol, Gabon
26-02-2021 | 14:24:00
VAALCO Energy announced it has completed the previously announced acquisition of Sasol Gabon's 27.8% working interest in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon, increasing the Company’s total working interest to 58.8%.
[Gabon] Measures against Covid-19 go badly
24-02-2021 | 09:42:44
With over 60 sample collection sites, a network of laboratories, including a high-capacity one, Gabon has tested nearly a tenth of its 2 million people for COVID-19.
[Gabon] Artificial intelligence has become the latest conservation tool
15-02-2021 | 09:23:00
Artificial intelligence has emerged as a new weapon in the battle for wildlife conservation in Lopé National Park in Gabon.
Panoro Energy $70m oversubscribed private placement successfully completed
10-02-2021 | 10:00:00
Panoro Energy announced it has successfully raised $70 million in gross proceeds through the Private Placement of 38,276,451 new shares in the Company (the “Offer Shares”).
Tullow agrees $180m sale of assets in West Africa to Panoro
10-02-2021 | 07:55:00
Tullow Oil signed two separate sale and purchase agreements with Panoro for all of Tullow’s assets in Equatorial Guinea and the Dussafu asset in Gabon.
VAALCO enters crude oil derivative contracts in Gabon
28-01-2021 | 08:18:00
VAALCO Energy has entered into a crude oil commodity swap agreements for a total of 709,262 barrels at a Dated Brent weighted average price of $53.10 per barrel for the period from and including February 2021 through January 2022 in Gabon.
VAALCO to acquire Sasol’s entire working interest in Etame Marin block offshore Gabon
05-01-2021 | 12:13:00
VAALCO Energy announced that in connection with its previously announced acquisition from Sasol Gabon, the other joint owners in the Etame Marin block have not exercised their pre-emptive rights.
VAALCO completes 3-D seismic survey data acquisition over entire Etame Marin block offshore Gabon
08-12-2020 | 07:25:41
VAALCO Energy announced that the acquisition of three dimensional (3-D) seismic data at the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon has been completed.
VAALCO acquires additional working interest in Etame Marin block offshore Gabon
18-11-2020 | 12:54:50
VAALCO Energy has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire Sasol Gabon S.A.’s 27.8% working interest in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon.
BW Energy acquires jack-ups to be converted for Dussafu developments offshore Gabon
02-11-2020 | 14:21:18
BW Energy has concluded on an alternative development plan for the Hibiscus/Ruche satellite field in the Dussafu license offshore Gabon, utilising a converted jack-up rig to reduce investments and time to first oil.
Asonha Energie, Sinohydro sign turnkey contract for development of hydroelectric dam in Gabon
30-10-2020 | 09:53:00
Asonha Energie signed a turnkey contract with Chinese engineering and construction firm Sinohydro for the development of the 35-MW Kinguélé Aval hydroelectric dam in Gabon.
Assala Energy invests $24m export infrastructure in Gabon
26-10-2020 | 08:24:00
UK-based operator Assala Energy announced it will spend $24 million to modernize Gabon’s Gamba export infrastructure in the south of the country.
VAALCO announces new 3D seismic survey on Etame Marin block offshore Gabon
08-10-2020 | 12:12:00
VAALCO Energy announced that in connection with planning for future drilling programs at the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon, it will begin acquiring and processing new 3D seismic data in the fourth quarter of 2020.
BW Energy to develop jack-up rig in Gabon
29-09-2020 | 09:25:00
BW Energy plans to develop an innovative converted jack-up rig system, aiming to exploit the Hibiscus/Ruche discoveries in the Dussafu field offshore Gabon.
Bechtel completes ten year partnership supporting Gabon’s roadmap to prosperity
18-08-2020 | 08:29:00
Bechtel has completed its decade-long master planning and construction partnership with the Government of Gabon, together creating a roadmap to prosperity.
Andersen Global expands into Gabon
12-08-2020 | 08:04:00
Andersen Global announces its expansion into Gabon through a Collaboration Agreement with Libreville-based Business & Law Consulting.
Bolloré signs 4-year logistics contract with Assala Energy Gabon
31-07-2020 | 08:48:00
French logistics giant Bolloré Transport & Logistics has been awarded a four-year contract by Assala Energy to supply light transport vehicles for the company’s oil operations, expanding its footprint in Gabon.
Total Gabon divests its portfolio of mature non-operated offshore assets
30-07-2020 | 14:41:00
Total announced that its 58% owned affiliate Total Gabon has signed an agreement with Perenco to divest its interests in seven mature non-operated offshore fields, along with its interests and operatorship in the Cap Lopez oil terminal.
DHL boosts its leadership team in Central and Southern Africa
18-05-2020 | 09:32:00
To further solidify its market-leading position, DHL Global Forwarding has made some key appointments to its leadership teams in Central and Southern Africa.
BW announces high production ambitions in Gabon
13-05-2020 | 09:19:00
BW Energy announced that it had managed to keep part of its operations on the Dussafu Marin block in Gabon, with four wells producing crude oil to the floating production, storage and unloading unit BW Adolo at a rate of around 17,500 barrels.
Gabon signs Treaty for establishment of African Medicine Agency
22-04-2020 | 10:48:00
The Republic of Gabon signed the Treaty for the establishment of the African Medicine Agency (AMA), bringing the number of AU Member countries that have signed the AMA Treaty to sixteen.
Vaalco completes drilling program offshore Gabon
26-03-2020 | 11:37:00
Vaalco Energy has announced the completion of its 2019/2020 drilling program in the Etame Marin permit located offshore Gabon.
BW adjusts development program on Dussafu Marin license in Gabon
18-03-2020 | 14:32:00
BW Energy has announced adjustments to the development program on the operated Dussafu Marin license in Gabon in response to the spread of the coronavirus.
BW announces first oil production from DTM-4H Gamba well offshore Gabon
12-03-2020 | 08:01:00
BW Energy has announced the first oil production from the DTM-4H Gamba well drilled as part of Tortue Phase 2 development project (Phase 2) in the Dussafu Marin Permit offshore Gabon.
Tortue Phase 2 first oil as DTM-5H Gamba well brought on production offshore Gabon
05-03-2020 | 11:08:00
BW Energy announces first oil from the Tortue Phase 2 field development project (Phase 2) in the Dussafu Marin Permit offshore Gabon.
VAALCO confirms oil discovery in South East Etame well, offshore Gabon
20-02-2020 | 15:57:00
VAALCO announced that the South East Etame 4P appraisal wellbore drilled from the VAALCO operated South East Etame North Tchibala platform offshore Gabon in the Etame Marin permit area successfully encountered oil sands.
Gabon Special Economic Zone rebrands as ARISE, AFC increases shareholding
30-01-2020 | 12:23:00
Gabon Special Economic Zone has gone through a reorganisation that has resulted in the creation of three separate verticals.
[Gabon] BW completes second production well of the Tortue phase 2 development
22-01-2020 | 11:27:00
BW Energy announces the successful completion of the second production well of the Tortue Phase 2 development in Dussafu Marin permit offshore Gabon.
VAALCO restores production at Etame wells, offshore Gabon
22-01-2020 | 09:21:00
VAALCO Energy announces that the company has sucessfully restored production at Etame 10H well and Etame 4H Well, located offshore Gabon.
UK exports boost infrastructure projects in Africa
21-01-2020 | 10:45:00
The International Trade Secretary announced at the UK-Africa Investment Summit that UK Export Finance (UKEF) has provided financing worth £620 million to support UK exports to Ghana, Zambia, Gabon and Uganda.
[Gabon] VAALCO Etame well completed, placed on higher than anticipated production rate
09-01-2020 | 12:28:00
VAALCO Energy announces that the Etame 11h development well has been successfully completed and placed on production at higher than anticipated rate.
[Gabon] Vaalco’s Etame development well completed, placed on higher than expected rate
03-12-2019 | 15:16:00
VAALCO, Houston, USA based, independent energy company announces Etame 9H development well has been successfully completed and placed on production at higher than anticipated rate.
ONE-Dyas reaches agreement to extend its participation in the Kowe project, Gabon
26-11-2019 | 08:28:00
ONE-Dyas, a Dutch oil and gas firm has successfully concluded its negotiations with the Gabonese authorities in relation to its interest in the Kowe block.
VAALCO aims for additional production in Gabon
30-10-2019 | 15:34:00
VAALCO has begun drilling the Etame 9H horizontal development well targeting the Gamba formation as earlier planned and if successful, the Etame 9H well is expected to result in additional production coming online in December.
[Gabon] VAALCO confirms oil discovery with Etame 9P appraisal wellbore
22-10-2019 | 08:58:09
VAALCO Energy announced that the Etame 9P appraisal wellbore, targeting the subcropping Dentale reservoir beneath the VAALCO-operated Etame field offshore Gabon, was successfully drilled to a total depth of 10,260 feet.
AfDB and partners launch pilot Cities Diagnostics tool in five cities
08-10-2019 | 09:56:00
“The urban opportunities far outweigh the challenges,” said Prof. Davis G. Mwamfupe, the Mayor of Dodoma, Tanzania, during his message to the Cities Leadership workshop, launching the City Diagnostics for five pilot cities in Africa.
VAALCO Energy announces commencement of 2019/2020 drilling campaign at Etame, offshore Gabon
17-09-2019 | 12:50:00
VAALCO Energy announces that the Company has commenced its 2019/2020 drilling campaign and spud the Etame 9P appraisal wellbore at the Etame field offshore Gabon.
BW kicks off drilling campaign on Dussafu Marin permit, offshore Gabon
13-08-2019 | 08:26:00
In partnership with Panoro, (''Panoro Energy'') BW (''BW Energy'') has commenced the drilling of an exploration well at the Hibiscus Updip prospect on its Dussafu Marin permit, offshore Gabon.
[Angola] VAALCO pays $4.5 million settlement fee to ANPG for offshore block termination
23-07-2019 | 13:38:25
VAALCO Energy announced that the Company has paid $4.5 million to ANPG, as National Concessionaire, under the terms of the previously announced Settlement Agreement executed earlier this year.
AfDB signs agreement to open Central Africa regional headquarters in Yaoundé, Cameroon
09-07-2019 | 08:22:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group signed an agreement with Cameroon to open its regional headquarters in the country’s capital, Yaoundé, reinforcing its goal to get closer to member states.
N'Djamena, Kinshasa, Libreville and Lagos are Africa’s most expensive cities, Mercer Survey
26-06-2019 | 13:25:00
According to Mercer's 25th annual Cost of Living Survey N'Djamena, Chad takes the lead as the highest-ranking city in Africa.
[Gabon] Japan, UNIDO invest in food security, women projects
16-04-2019 | 19:11:22
The Government of Japan has agreed to fund a $ 419, 682 project to improve livelihoods in Gabon through strengthened food security.
Vivo Energy concludes transaction with Engen, expands Africa network from 15-23 countries
07-03-2019 | 10:29:00
Vivo Energy has announced its conclusion with Engen Holdings transaction, leading to expansion of its service station network to 8 new countries in Africa.
[Gabon] AfDB invests €40 million to modernize port of Owendo
08-01-2019 | 07:15:00
The African Development Bank has invested €40 million to modernize the Owendo International Port.
AfDB and Entreprenarium launch master classes for 200 women entrepreneurs
12-12-2018 | 11:53:27
The African Development Bank, as part of its Initiative to Support Access to Women in Africa (AFAWA), in partnership with Entreprenarium, has launched training sessions for 200 women entrepreneurs.
[Gabon] Bolloré Logistics starts operations at new logistics hub
04-12-2018 | 14:56:34
Bolloré Logistics has opened a new logistics hub in Lastourville, Gabon.
Gabon receives € 100 million from AfDB to consolidate economic reforms
28-11-2018 | 10:22:28
In 2016 and 2017, the African Development Bank granted two budget support to Gabon , to support the country's reforms.
AfDB partners with Entreprenarium to build capacity of 1,000 women entrepreneurs in Africa
27-11-2018 | 11:59:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB), as part of its African Women's Access to Finance Initiative (AFAWA), is partnering with Entreprenarium to build the capacity of 1,000 women entrepreneurs on the continent.
Afreximbank grants € 30 Million facility to CDC Gabon to support operators at Special Economic Zone
13-11-2018 | 07:48:41
The African Export-Import Bank has signed an agreement granting an EUR 30 million revolving trade financing facility to CDC Gabon to support operations of the tenants of the Gabon Special Economic Zone.
ENGIE to build 8 hybrid solar power plants in Gabon
06-08-2018 | 13:20:00
ENGIE has signed an agreement with CDC, the Gabonese financial institution Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, to deploy eight hybrid solar power plants in Gabon, representing a combined capacity of 2.2 MW.
AIIM acquires 50% stake in airport holding company, SEGAP
03-07-2018 | 12:39:00
African Infrastructure Investment Managers today announces its acquisition of a 50% stake in Société d’Exploitation et de Gestion Aéroportuaires, a holding company with an established portfolio of airport investments across West and Central Africa.
[Gabon] Bolloré, SETRAG and timber firms set up logistics hub
19-06-2018 | 11:21:00
Bolloré Transport & Logistics, SETRAG and four forestry and timber companies in Gabon have partnered in a project that seeks to reduce intermediaries in the transportation of raw material at the port of Owendo.
UNECA launches campaign to have Central African states operationalize preferential tariff to ease trade
19-04-2018 | 12:30:00
The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa is launching a campaign to have all countries of the Economic Community of Central African States operationalize the ECCAS Preferential Tariff one of the instruments for easing trade in the zone.
Afreximbank, Development Bank of Central African States in pact to promote trade and regional integration
14-03-2018 | 07:08:24
The African Export-Import Bank, Afreximbank, and the Development Bank of Central African States have entered into a memorandum of understanding to harmonize their efforts in the promotion of trade and regional integration.
African Development Bank supports Gabon's optic fiber backbone project
26-02-2018 | 11:23:11
The African Development Bank and the Gabonese National Agency for Numerical Infrastructure and Frequency have signed agreements for a feasibility study for the country’s component of the Central African Backbone project.
BIOCAD launches plant in Morocco, eyes Senegal, Gabon and Côte d’Ivoire
29-11-2017 | 13:52:48
Russian biotechnology company BIOCAD and Moroccan pharmaceutical company Sothema Labs have announced the launch of medicines derived using the technology provided by the Russian manufacturer into the North African market.
Ethiopian Airlines increases flight frequency to Yaoundé & Libreville
06-11-2017 | 10:02:00
Africa’s largest airline group, Ethiopian Airlines, is pleased to inform its customers that it will add a 6th weekly service to and from Yaoundé & Libreville effective November 3, 2017.
Assala Energy completes acquisition of Shell Gabon onshore assets for $628 million
02-11-2017 | 09:29:15
Carlyle-backed Assala Energy has completed the acquisition of Shell’s onshore assets in Gabon, Africa, for a total of USD $628 million including an amount equivalent to interest.
[Gabon] United Bank of Africa trains eyes on electronic payment with new Debit Mastercard
21-07-2017 | 14:25:12
United Bank for Africa (UBA) has announced the rollout of the Debit Mastercard card in Gabon to financially support its citizens.
Afreximbank’s support to Gabon economy reaches $200m
10-07-2017 | 07:00:00
The African Export-Import Bank has provided a total of $200 million in financing to date to support the Gabonese economy.
ION expands West African 2D data library with acquisition of offshore Gabon programme
22-06-2017 | 11:51:12
ION Geophysical Corporation has announced a new 2D multi-client program offshore Gabon, EquatorSPAN™ II, in cooperation with the Gabon Ministry of Petroleum and Hydrocarbons.
Gabon creates 20 marine protected areas
12-06-2017 | 09:22:46
Gabon President Ali Bongo Ondimba has said that his government has created a network of 20 marine protected areas in Gabon, consisting of nine marine parks and 11 aquatic reserves covering 26% of Gabon's territorial waters.
[Gabon] President announces the creation of 20 marine protected areas
09-06-2017 | 09:09:00
President Ali Bongo Ondimba announced on Monday, in a speech delivered at the United Nations headquarters, that his government has created a network of 20 marine protected areas in Gabon.
Gabon in $150 million project to strengthen statistical system
13-04-2017 | 14:59:26
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved an International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) loan of $50 million equivalent to strengthen Gabon’s statistical system.
[Gabon] Assala Energy acquires Shell assets for $587 million
03-04-2017 | 13:41:05
Assala Energy has announced the acquisition of Shell’s onshore assets in Gabon, Africa, for $587 million. Assala Energy will also assume associated liabilities, including a loan of $285 million. Assala Energy is a portfolio company owned by global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group.
Nine African countries commit to protect Congo Basin with Blue Fund
10-03-2017 | 08:19:43
Ministers from nine African nations (Morocco, Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, the Republic of the Congo and Rwanda) have today gathered in Oyo at the invitation of the President of the Republic of the Congo to sign a Memorandum of Understanding on the creation of the Congo Basin Blue Fund.