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Safeguarding LNG operations in Mozambique

With substantial offshore gas discoveries of over 100-trillion cubic feet, Mozambique has seen an influx in foreign investment in its liquified natural gas (LNG) developments...

By Charnè Hundermark 3 days ago

Why being endowed with oil is not always a boon: the case of Nigeria and Angola

In countries with weak governance institutions, natural resource wealth tends to be a curse instead of a blessing...

By Ross Harvey 18 Feb 2021

Slow progress on petroleum bill is hampering development

Last month, Africa Intelligence reported that Total's plans to develop the offshore block 11B/12B is conditional on publication of petroleum bill...

By James Chester 1 Feb 2021

Keeping an eye on Biden's plans for Africa

President Joe Biden has been sworn into office, ushering in a new administration, new foreign policy and a new approach to US trade and investment in Africa...

22 Jan 2021

Angola's focus on local content in oil & gas sector

For decades, many of Africa's oil- and gas-producing states followed a predictable pattern. They treated their oil and gas primarily as raw materials that could be sold abroad for a quick profit...

By NJ Ayuk 12 Jan 2021

#BestofBiz 2020: Energy & Mining

What a year 2020 has been! So, we've curated the year's most popular articles, most-read contributors and brand press offices with the most views on Bizcommunity's Energy & Mining platform into our #BestofBiz2020 list...

14 Dec 2020

Gas won't save SA's economy

The potential of recent gas finds has given rise to false claims that gas will generate economic prosperity for the country. The reality is that it will be at least a decade, possibly two, before we see any significant impact...

8 Dec 2020

Gas-to-power gains momentum on SA energy scene

Up to now, gas-fired generation projects has been under the radar in filling the country's electricity shortfall...

2 Dec 2020

Commodity giant Taleveras clinches term deal with Mont Belvieu LPG facility

Taleveras has become the first African independent gas trading company to secure a term deal with a Mont Belvieu-based LPG facility for the export of liquefied petroleum gas starting in the first quarter of 2021...

Issued by Volksstratege 27 Nov 2020

Oil & gas activities trigger big investments in Namibia, Angola and South Africa

Last spring, the Maersk Voyager, an ultra-deepwater drillship under contract by French supermajor Total, sank a wildcat well to a depth of 3,628 metres (11,903 feet) in Block 48...

By NJ Ayuk 24 Nov 2020

Energy and infrastructure: The African economic multiplier

Forward thinking investors and entrepreneurs in the African energy sector will deliver significant downstream benefits for the continent in the coming years...

By Bhavtik Vallabhjee 18 Nov 2020

Covid-19 has accelerated the pace of energy transitions

Spurred on by the Covid-19 global pandemic, the world is finally galvanising its commitment to move towards a green and sustainable future by mid-century, and the global energy transition is the cornerstone of this new world...

12 Nov 2020

Energy resources can spark Africa's economic growth

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, not all of the economic news in Africa has been negative. We continue to see promising developments...

By NJ Ayuk 4 Nov 2020

Proposed process to manage carbon budgets

The Department of Environment, Forestry and Fisheries recently issued a notice governing the submission of "Subsequent Pollution Prevention Plans" and the Proposed process to manage carbon budgets for the period 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2022...

By Gillian Niven and Paula-Ann Novotny 3 Nov 2020



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