Energy

By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Oct 17th, 2012
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By: EIA Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and has been a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) since 1971. In 2011, Nigeria produced about 2.53 million barrels per day (bbl/d) of total liquids, well below its oil production capacity of over 3 million bbl/d, du...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Feb 26th, 2012
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Press Release   Indian Engineering Companies Explore New Business at Oil & Gas Africa   Major Indian companies will be part of a dedicated Indian pavilion at the upcoming Oil & Gas Africa expo, which takes place from 13 to 15 March at Cape Town International Convention Centre.   The Indi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Press Releases
Jan 11th, 2012
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PARIS, France, January 11, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On December 15, 2011, Momar Nguer was appointed Senior Vice President, Africa/Middle East at Total Supply & Marketing. He succeeded Alain Champeaux who left his operational responsibilities after a career of 35 years within...
By benim
In East Africa
Aug 15th, 2011
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Tanzania plans to spend 1.2 trillion Tanzanian shillings by the end of next year for emergency power projects aimed at ending chronic energy shortages in east Africa’s second-largest economy. Energy and Minerals Minister William Ngeleja said in a presentation to parliament seen by Reuters on Mo...
By benim
In News
Aug 7th, 2011
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Port Harcourt – Five militants escaped from a prison in Nigeria’s main oil-hub Port Harcourt on Sunday, by using their metal beds as ladders to climb over the walls, a spokesperson for the prison said. Militants, who say they are fighting for a fairer share of the country’s oil weal...
By benim
In Analysis
Jul 7th, 2011
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An overview of the potential for Ghanaian oil and gas investors Introduction With the discovery in 2007 of a major untapped oil and gas field off the coast in Ghana, the die was cast for the future of the West African country. Since then a revolution has taken place to begin the process of farming [&...
By benim
In Egypt
Jul 3rd, 2011
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A major natural gas pipeline in Egypt’s North Sinai was exploded in the wee hours on Monday, local security sources told Xinhua....
By benim
In Business
Dec 27th, 2010
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Higher world oil prices pushed Algeria’s trade surplus up to $14.80 billion in the first 11 months of 2010 from $4.70 billion in the same period last year, official figures showed on Saturday. Exports were up 26.8 percent to $51.27 billion from $40.44 billion in January-November 2009, while imp...
By benim
In Burundi
Dec 26th, 2010
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Wikileaks cables have revealed a disturbing development in the African uranium mining industry: abysmal safety and security standards in the mines, nuclear research centres, and border customs are enabling international companies to exploit the mines and smuggle dangerous radioactive material across ...
By benim
In Conflict/Tragedy
Nov 15th, 2010
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Employees of an oil and gas exploration company were injured during a demonstration by local residents in northern Kenya, police said on Monday. Security officers were deployed to protect staff including Kenyans and at least two Chinese nationals exploring in Marsabit, Marcus Ochola, the police comma...