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    Exclusive-Galp to hold off on LNG investment until Mozambique ensures security

    Portugal's Galp Energia , a partner in an Exxon Mobil-led gas consortium in Mozambique, will not invest in onshore plants there until authorities guarantee security and social stability, which may take time...

    By Sergio Goncalves 3 hours ago

    Eni, BP in talks over oil and gas assets in Algeria

    BP and Eni are in talks over the future of their oil and gas assets in Algeria as the two groups increase efforts to refocus their businesses to tackle falling margins, rising debt and climate pressures...

    By Ron Bousso, Dmitry Zhdannikov & Stephen Jewkes 1 Jun 2021

    Total declares force majeure on Mozambique LNG project

    In a serious blow to Mozambique's economic revitalisation hopes, Total has declared a force majeure and suspended its $20bn liquefied natural gas (LNG) project...

    28 Apr 2021

    Eni makes light oil find in Angola's Cuica prospect

    A new light oil resource with a size estimated between 200- and 250-million barrels of oil has been discovered in Block 15/06 offshore of Angola...

    8 Apr 2021

    LNG production in Mozambique and the political risk of Islamic militancy

    The Cabo Delgado province in the northernmost part of the long Mozambican seaboard is now home to Africa's three largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects...

    By Theo Neethling 30 Mar 2021

    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 22 Feb 2021

    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

    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

    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

    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

    How fracking plans could affect shared water resources in Southern Africa

    Recently, news reports revealed plans by a Canadian oil and gas company, ReconAfrica, to explore for oil and gas in some of Africa's most sensitive protected areas...

    By Surina Esterhuyse 19 Oct 2020



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