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 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 ...