Fugro has been awarded by Saipem a monitoring contract to support the construction of a liquid natural gas (LNG) jetty for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim field offshore Senegal/Mauritania.
TGS is commencing a new seismic survey in the MSGBC Basin, offshore Mauritania, adding to the successes of the North-West Africa Atlantic Margin (NWAAM) 2D campaign.
Les Ministres de l’énergie des pays du G5 sahel valident la feuille de route régionale de l’initiative Desert to Power
Les ministres de l’énergie des pays du G5 Sahel ont validé la feuille de route régionale de l’initiative Desert to Power, un projet emblématique d’accès à l’énergie durable promu par la Banque africaine de développement.
Andersen Global is bolstering its presence in Mauritania through a Collaboration Agreement with tax advisory firm AMC Consulting.
Kosmos Energy completes Greater Tortue Ahmeyim FPSO sale and lease back transaction in Mauritania and Senegal
Kosmos Energy announced that the transaction for the sale and lease back of the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) floating, production, storage, and offloading vessel (FPSO) has been successfully completed.
[Mauritanie] L'AfDB accorde dix millions d’euros à la BCI pour renforcer le rôle des PME dans la relance économique
Le Conseil d'administration de la Banque africaine de développement (AfDB) a approuvé une ligne de crédit de dix millions d’euros à la Banque pour le Commerce et l’Industrie(BCI) de Mauritanie afin de renforcer ses activités de financement du commerce international en faveur des petites et moyennes entreprises dans des secteurs stratégiques.
Valaris announced it has been awarded a four-well contract with BP offshore Mauritania and Senegal for drillship, VALARIS DS-12. The contract is expected to commence in the first quarter of 2022 with an estimated duration of 285 days.
La Mauritanie et l'AfDB signent deux accords de don de plus de huit millions de dollars pour l’investissement
Le directeur général de la Banque Africaine de Développement pour l’Afrique du Nord et le ministre mauritanien des Affaires économiques et de la Promotion des secteurs productifs ont signé deux accords de don de plus de huit millions de dollars américains pour renforcer la dynamique de l’investissement, créer de nouveaux emplois et offrir de nouvelles perspectives aux jeunes
The Board of Executive Directors of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), approved $176.05 million for projects in Iraq, Mauritania, Benin and Morocco.
The Mauritanian Bank for International Trade (BMCI) has partnered with TagPay to roll out its digital bank Masrvi, aimed at providing digital, value-added financial services to its customers.
Petrofac has secured a contract with bp to develop operational procedures for their Greater Tortue Ahmeyim (GTA) Project in Mauritania and Senegal.
The commercialization of alternative transnational telecommunications infrastructures is now a reality in West Africa following a public-private partnership.
The Islamic Republic of Mauritania has signed the Agreement for the Establishment of the Fund for Export-Development in Africa (FEDA), a development impact-oriented subsidiary of the Afreximbank.
ZTE has helped Mauritania complete the deployment of the country’s first national backbone network.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) is partnering with FAO, WFP, the G5 Sahel and the Green Climate Fund to revitalize economic activities and food systems in the Group of Five Sahel countries, Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger, and in the Republic of Senegal.
The African Development Bank approved a grant of $2.1 million to boost the country’s resilience against climate related shocks and food insecurity.
Shearwater GeoServices announced it has received an award for a large towed streamer 3D acquisition and Fast Track processing project by Total E&P Mauritania.
Banque Populaire de Mauritanie (BPM), one of the leading banks in Mauritania launched a state-of-the-art mobile banking service - Bankily, which has received a positive response from consumers.
ION Geophysical announced the first 3D multi-client program in Mauritania in partnership with the Ministry of Petroleum, Mines and Energy.
Herders in Africa’s arid Sahelian region follow a seasonal cycle as they seek greener pastures for their livestock. Every year, thousands of men and beasts travel what’s known as “transhumance corridors” in a pilgrimage as old as time.
IFC announced it is providing $35 million as part of a $200 million credit facility arranged by Societe Generale to enable Addax Energy SA to deliver critical energy imports to Mauritania.
FAO welcomed the decision by the Global Environment Facility Council to allocate a substantial $176 million to 24 of its projects that tackle the critical intersection between agriculture and environmental concerns.
Andersen Global has partnered with Mauritania-based legal firm Chinguity Law to grow its West African footprint.
CSS and Forsway have announced the next phase of their cooperation in Mauritania to deliver affordable broadband in West Africa.
The World Bank approved three grants for a total of $133 million from IDA to help improve access to basic infrastructure and services for poor and vulnerable communities.
The World Bank approved two grants of total $52 million to support Mauritania to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of the nationwide adaptive social safety net system.
Maersk Decom wins complete plugging, abandonment of Tullow Oil’s Banda and Tiof fields offshore Mauritania
Maersk Decom, a 50:50 joint venture between Maersk Drilling and Maersk Supply Service has won a complete plugging and abandonment of Tullow Oil’s Banda and Tiof fields in offshore Mauritania.
UPTIME awarded contract for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Hub Terminal offshore Mauritania, Senegal
UPTIME has been awarded a contract from Eiffage Génie Civil Marine for supply of access solutions for the LNG Hub Marine Terminal for BP’s Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG Project offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Counterpart International announced that USDA will provide $22.5 million to implement development activities in Mauritania to support multi-sectoral national strategies for school children.
Kinross Gold Corporation announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Tasiast Mauritanie Limited S.A., has signed a definitive loan agreement for up to US$300 million for its Tasiast operation in Mauritania with the IFC.
BP announced that its recent three-well drilling campaign offshore Mauritania and Senegal has further confirmed the world-class scale of the gas resource in the region.
Kosmos Energy announced that the Orca-1 exploration well has made a major gas discovery offshore Mauritania in the BirAllah area.
Kosmos Energy announced that the Yakaar-2 appraisal well has encountered approximately 30 meters of net gas pay in similar high-quality Cenomanian reservoir to the Yakaar-1 exploration well, targeting the inboard Mauritania/Senegal gas trend.
Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves.
Humanitarian agencies are setting up innovative climate risk insurance policies to protect up to 1.3 million people in West Africa from catastrophic drought.
International oilfield services company Expro has been awarded a contract by Pacific Drilling LLC’s subsidiary, Pacific Santa Ana, for the provision of an Intervention Riser System for PETRONAS’s Chinguetti Field Phase II plug.
Greater Tortue Ahmeyim-1 well expands natural gas resource potential offshore Mauritania and Senegal
Kosmos Energy announced that the GTA-1 well drilled on the eastern anticline within the unit development area of Greater Tortue, has encountered approximately 30 meters of net gas pay in high-quality Albian reservoir.
Greenpeace is calling on West African governments to immediately phase out the wasteful fishmeal and fish oil (FMFO) industry.
The Governing Committee of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) has approved a funding allocation of $61.8 million for the African Development Bank’s Affirmative Finance Action for Women in Africa program.
IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced an advisory agreement with the Government of Mauritania to improve the business environment and strengthen entrepreneurship in the country.
[Mauritania] Government grants Algold Resources one year extension to complete Tijirit feasibility study
Algold Resources Limited has announced that the Mauritanian Ministry of Oil, Energy and Mines has granted a 12-month extension to the Corporation for the completion of the Tijirit Gold Project feasibility study.
Mauritania is serious about “rolling out the welcome mat” to foreign direct investment (FDI) following the launch of an online investment guide in the capital Nouakchott on 22 November.
Mauritania government has awarded Total two new exploration and production contracts for Blocks C15 and C31 deep offshore Mauritania.
Boomplay, African music streaming and download service and Universal Music Group (UMG) have today announced the signing of a landmark licensing agreement covering multiple markets within Africa.
The African Development Bank has approved the Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRiFi) Programme, the institution’s first climate risk management programme to boost resilience and response to climate shocks in regional member countries.
American engineering and construction company KBR, Inc. has announced that its UK operating subsidiary has been awarded a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) contract by BP for Phase 1 of the Tortue field Hub on the maritime border between Senegal and Mauritania.
Mauritania has become the 15th West African country to have signed the region-to-region Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) with the European Union, an agreement negotiated with 16 countries of the region.
Shell Exploration and Production Mauritania (C-10) B.V. and Shell Exploration and Production Mauritania (C-19) B.V. have signed two Production Sharing Contracts with the government of Mauritania for the exploration of hydrocarbons in the offshore blocks C-10 and C-19.
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization and Mauritania’s Ministry of Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Industry have launched the UNIDO Country Programme to stimulate the structural transformation of the national economy.
The African Export-Import Bank will attract $1.5 billion to Mauritania to finance development of trade and related infrastructure.
Kosmos Energy hails approval of inter governmental cooperation between Mauritania and Senegal on gas exploration
International oil company, Kosmos Energy has confirmed that the governments of Mauritania and Senegal have signed an agreement enabling development of cross-border Tortue natural gas field to continue moving forward.
The technology group Wärtsilä is set to deliver a turnkey power plant to provide electricity for the Phase Two expansion of the Tasiast mine located in Mauritania.
Guinea, Mauritania, Senegal and the Seychelles have informed the FiTI Secretariat of their desire to join the Fisheries Transparency Initiative (FiTI).
American international oil company Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Hippocampe-1 exploration well located in Block C-8 offshore Mauritania in approximately 2,600 meters of water.
CH2M wins marine engineering support contract on BP project developing offshore gas fields in Senegal and Mauritania
CH2M has been awarded a new marine engineering support contract on BP's innovative Tortue development offshore Mauritania and Senegal.
Kosmos Energy, a company behind some of the industry’s largest recent oil discoveries, will begin drilling the first of a trio of so-called super-giant prospects off the coast of Senegal and Mauritania later this month.
A delegation from the Mauritanian national statistics office has initiated a field trip to its Moroccan equivalent, the High Commission for Planning.