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ENERGY

Energy Capital & Power Partners with Oil and Gas Global Network for USAEF 2021

Energy Capital & Power Partners with Oil and Gas Global Network for USAEF 2021

African Energy Week, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development, USA
Oil and Gas Global Network is one of the largest and most listened-to podcast networks covering the latest news and developments within the global energy sector HOUSTON, United States of America, September 20, 2021/ -- Energy Capital & Power (ECP) (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) has entered into a partnership with Oil and Gas Global Network (OGGN) for coverage and promotion of the upcoming U.S.-Africa Energy Forum 2021 (https://bit.ly/2VYB0Am) taking place in Houston (December 9-10). OGGN is one of the largest and most listened-to podcast networks for the global oil and energy industry, with episodes covering latest industry news and developments via insider commentary. Under the partnership, OGGN will connect ECP with its global network, as well as feature ECP and the event spo...
Attracting Investment Back into Africa: The African Energy Chamber Fully Endorses Frontier Energy’s Upcoming Africa E&P Summit

Attracting Investment Back into Africa: The African Energy Chamber Fully Endorses Frontier Energy’s Upcoming Africa E&P Summit

AFRICA, African Energy Week, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development, South Africa
Led by CEO Gayle Meikle, Frontier Energy Network represents one of the leading global networking companies committed to the continent’s energy transformation JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 20, 2021/ -- The African Energy Chamber (AEC) (www.EnergyChamber.org) both fully supports and endorses Frontier Energy Network at its upcoming, highly anticipated Africa E&P Summit. As a member-oriented company responsible for organizing leading summits, energy events, and networking platforms, and demonstrating an unwavering commitment to African oil and gas, Frontier Energy has made notable progress in enhancing Africa-directed investment channels, providing a suitable platform for engagement, collaboration, and progress. Africa’s sizeable resource base requires significant levels of ...
African Carbon Markets and the Journey to a Net-Zero Future

African Carbon Markets and the Journey to a Net-Zero Future

AFRICA, Africa Oil Week, African Energy Week, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development
African Energy Week in Cape Town committed to a real discussion on the future of carbon markets in Africa, with challenges and opportunities at the forefront of dialogue JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 17, 2021/ -- African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town is committed to providing a real conversation on the issues facing African people and African businesses, offering attainable solutions through which the oil and gas industry can help drive. With global stakeholders pledging net-zero emissions by 2050, and the move to renewable energy holding significant financial challenges for African countries, the role of the oil and gas industry has been brought to light, with the idea of an African carbon market both deliberated and debated among key industry leaders and global stakehol...
The Gambia Launches Ambitious Renewable Energy Projects (By Miguel Artacho)

The Gambia Launches Ambitious Renewable Energy Projects (By Miguel Artacho)

Africa Oil Week, African Energy Week, ENERGY
The Gambia has been firmly committed to a number of climate change mitigation initiatives, in spite of not being a major polluter DAKAR, Senegal, September 16, 2021/ -- By Miguel Artacho, Field Editor Although The Gambia is actively exploring offshore areas to tap into hydrocarbons potential and aims to position itself as one of the new oil producing countries in the MSGBC Basin; by no means is fossil fuel development the only area in which the Gambian authorities are looking to boost the dynamism of the country´s energy sector. A number of ambitious projects are also underway by utilizing renewable energy technologies. Today, the main sources of energy in The Gambia are primarily firewood, electricity, petroleum imports, and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG). But a number of renew...
Mayor of Houston Endorses U.S.-Africa Energy Forum; Event Emphasizes U.S. Role in Africa’s Energy Future

Mayor of Houston Endorses U.S.-Africa Energy Forum; Event Emphasizes U.S. Role in Africa’s Energy Future

AFRICA, African Energy Week, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development, South Africa
Mayor Turner looks forward to welcoming African energy ministers and high-level delegations HOUSTON, United States of America, September 14, 2021/ -- Mayor Sylvester Turner has officially endorsed the first edition of the U.S.-Africa Energy Forum 2021 (December 9-10; Houston, Texas) with a letter of invitation to participation; the City of Houston has emerged as a global leader in energy innovation, home to more than 500 oil and gas exploration and production firms; large-scale wind and solar power production; and a multi-billion-dollar cleantech industry; the event will connect American innovators, investors, explorers and energy producers with African public and private sector leaders for two days of networking and deal-making.   The Mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, h...
ReconAfrica Delegation to Attend African Energy Week in Cape Town – Committed to Promoting Namibian Frontier Exploration

ReconAfrica Delegation to Attend African Energy Week in Cape Town – Committed to Promoting Namibian Frontier Exploration

AFRICA, African Energy Week, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development, South Africa
Leading a ReconAfrica delegation including Senior Vice-President Communications and Stakeholder Relations to Cape Town in November, CEO Scot Evans is committed to promoting Namibia’s upstream potential and women in leadership JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 14, 2021/ -- Scot Evans, CEO of Reconnaissance Energy Africa (ReconAfrica), has confirmed his attendance and participation at African Energy Week (AEW) taking place in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November. Both Evans and Diana McQueen, Senior Vice-President Communications and Stakeholder Relations, will come to Cape Town, not only to lead a discussion on Namibia’s hydrocarbon potential, but also to host a Women in Leadership Brunch at Africa’s premier energy event.   ReconAfrica is a Canadian oil and ga...
KENYA MAKES STRIDES WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY

KENYA MAKES STRIDES WITH RENEWABLE ENERGY

African Energy Week, ENERGY
Johannesburg, South Africa. 13 September 2021. While Kenya’s oil generation capabilities have been small to date, the country has made significant strides in terms of renewable energy – and further potential remains. Kenya will be one of eight East African countries to attend Africa Oil Week (AOW) in November 2021. AOW will be held temporarily in Dubai this year as a Covid-19 precaution, before returning to its home in Cape Town, South Africa from 2022. Kenya joins Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia, Rwanda, Djibouti, Eritrea and Burundi, all of which will be sending ministerial delegations to Dubai. Kenya will be taking centre stage at AOW, with Cabinet Secretary for Petroleum and Mining Hon. John Munyes confirming his attendance. He will both present at high-level ministerial panels as wel...
The Energy Pioneers Program: A Pan-African Internship

The Energy Pioneers Program: A Pan-African Internship

African Energy Week, ENERGY, South Africa
Through the EPP the African Energy Chamber is striving to empower the youth JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 13, 2021/ -- The AEC Energy Pioneers Program (https://bit.ly/3hnNitq) is the Chamber’s first of its kind internship program designed to provide quality opportunities to individuals, promoting continued learning and growth, both professionally and in participants’ personal journeys. Through this internship program, participants are exposed to the day and life of professionals within the energy sector, working hand-in-hand with these seasoned and reputable professionals. The Chamber has always been and continues to be a strong advocate for promoting development, to ultimately empower the youth in advancing within the industry. Being a paid internship program, we also ...
Congolese Hydrocarbons Minister Lauds Angolan Government Reforms, Sonangol During Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2021 Conference

Congolese Hydrocarbons Minister Lauds Angolan Government Reforms, Sonangol During Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2021 Conference

AFRICA, Africa Oil Week, African Energy Week, Angola, CONGO, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development, Oil
Ministers Itoua and Azevedo discussed expanded cooperation between the two oil-producing nations, along with investment promotion strategies LUANDA, Angola, September 9, 2021/ -- H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Congolese Minister of Hydrocarbons, joined H.E. Diamantino Azevedo, Angolan Minister of Mineral Resources, Petroleum and Gas, for a debate at the world-class Angola Oil & Gas 2021 Conference on Thursday; Ministers Itoua and Azevedo discussed expanded cooperation between the two oil-producing nations, along with investment promotion strategies; The high-level ministerial panel kicked off Angola’s largest oil and gas event and was moderated by the African Energy Chamber’s Executive Chairman, NJ Ayuk. H.E. Bruno Jean-Richard Itoua, Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Rep...
Leading the Exploration Game: African Energy Week in Cape Town to Emphasize Angolan Upstream Prospects

Leading the Exploration Game: African Energy Week in Cape Town to Emphasize Angolan Upstream Prospects

AFRICA, African Energy Week, EAST AFRICA, ENERGY, INTERNATIONAL, South Africa
With the second edition of the Angola Oil and Gas 2021 Conference opening a discussion on Angolan exploration, African Energy Week in Cape Town will maintain the momentum, enhancing the conversation and promoting the country’s upstream achievements LUANDA, Angola, September 9, 2021/ -- African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 has emphasized the value of exploration in driving Africa’s energy future. By promoting how the upstream market can be consolidated as a key driver of sustainable socio-economic growth, AEW 2021 in Cape Town has placed African frontier exploration at the center of African energy dialogue. With the second edition of the Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2021 conference taking place on the 9th-10th of September, 2021, an introduction into Angola’s exploration projects, upstr...
Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2021 Emphasizes Angola’s Exploration Competitiveness with Collaborative Upstream Panel

Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2021 Emphasizes Angola’s Exploration Competitiveness with Collaborative Upstream Panel

African Energy Week, Angola, ENERGY
Led by Sonangol and international oil companies, the upstream panel provided insight into Angola’s exploration potential, regulatory reforms, and sectoral competitiveness LUANDA, Angola, September 9, 2021/ -- The second edition of the Angola Oil and Gas (AOG) 2021 conference comprised a productive upstream panel discussion led by Angola’s national oil company, Sonangol, and international oil companies (IOC) currently active in the country. Focusing on increasing the country’s competitiveness regarding frontier exploration in the age of energy transition and the COVID-19 pandemic, the upstream forum emphasized Angolan exploration as a key driver of energy sector growth and success. Moderated by NJ Ayuk, Executive Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, participants included Sebastião...
H.E Yury Sentyurin highlights Angola’s investment potential at AOG 2021 Conference

H.E Yury Sentyurin highlights Angola’s investment potential at AOG 2021 Conference

AFRICA, African Energy Week, Angola, ENERGY, INTERNATIONAL
Organized by Energy Capital & Power (ECP) AOG 2021 is Africa's most highly anticipated energy event LUANDA, Angola, September 9, 2021/ -- H.E. Yury Sentyurin, Secretary-General of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum, addressed Africa's role in the global gas market at AOG 2021; H.E Yury Sentyurin praised Angola's efforts in improving its legal and fiscal terms to attract investment to gas-related projects; Organized by Energy Capital & Power (www.EnergyCapitalPower.com) AOG 2021 is the first in-person oil and gas conference in Angola in 2021 focused on accelerating investment in Angola's energy industry in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Addressing delegates via a recorded video message at the official launch of Africa's highly anticipated energy event, Angola Oil and G...
African Energy Chamber to Participate in the Ninth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa: Committed to an African-Centric Climate Mitigation Strategy

African Energy Chamber to Participate in the Ninth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa: Committed to an African-Centric Climate Mitigation Strategy

AFRICA, Africa Oil Week, African Energy Week, ENERGY, Oil, South Africa
African Energy Chamber Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk has confirmed his attendance and participation at the Ninth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa, where he will drive a strong discussion on the need for an African-focused and adapted climate mitigation strategy JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 9, 2021/ -- African Energy Chamber  (www.EnergyChamber.org) Executive Chairman NJ Ayuk will attend the Ninth Conference on Climate Change and Development in Africa (CCDA-IX) in Cabo Verde on the 13th – 17th of September 2021 where he will contribute to and drive a collaborative discussion on what a just energy transition looks like for Africa. Focused on ensuring Africa’s climate change mitigation strategies coincide with, rather than restrict, Africa’s...
DUBAI EASES TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS AHEAD OF AFRICA OIL WEEK IN NOVEMBER 2021

DUBAI EASES TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS AHEAD OF AFRICA OIL WEEK IN NOVEMBER 2021

AFRICA, Africa Oil Week, African Energy Week, DUBAI, EAST AFRICA, ENERGY, Oil, South Africa, West Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa. 7 September 2021. Dubai is now among only a small proportion of locations in the world for which there are no current travel restrictions. Following a decision by the UAE Government and Dubai Tourism, travellers from all countries are now welcome to enter Dubai. All they need to hold is a negative COVID-19 PCR test certificate, which has become standard travelling procedure in the COVID-19 era. This is good news for the many delegates planning to attend Africa Oil Week (AOW) in Dubai in November 2021. Travellers from most countries will need to show the results of a negative test taken no more than 72 hours before departure. Travellers arriving from Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Vietnam and Zambia mus...
East Africa’s energy future shines bright – investors are watching

East Africa’s energy future shines bright – investors are watching

Africa Oil Week, EAST AFRICA, ENERGY, Oil, South Africa
Johannesburg, South Africa. 06 September 2021. The eyes of international oil and gas investors are becoming increasingly fixed on Africa as an area of development, and on the East Africa region in particular – with good reason. “It’s no secret that the East African oil and gas sector has recently benefited from substantial FDI,” says Paul Sinclair, Vice President of Energy at Africa Oil Week (AOW). “These regional investments have reignited global appetite for East Africa, and this is reflected in the rising numbers of delegates applying to attend AOW to meet and do business with East African stakeholders.” Indeed, a total of eight East African countries – Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia, Rwanda, Djibouti, Eritrea and Burundi – will all have high-level ministerial and NOC represent...
East Africa’s energy future shines bright – investors are watching

East Africa’s energy future shines bright – investors are watching

Africa Oil Week, African Energy Week, EAST AFRICA, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development, Oil, South Africa
Much of this interest has been spurred by the East African Community’s development of a strategy to facilitate the efficient and reliable delivery of oil products in the region JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 6, 2021/ -- The eyes of international oil and gas investors are becoming increasingly fixed on Africa as an area of development, and on the East Africa region in particular – with good reason. “It’s no secret that the East African oil and gas sector has recently benefited from substantial FDI,” says Paul Sinclair, Vice President of Energy at Africa Oil Week (AOW). “These regional investments have reignited global appetite for East Africa, and this is reflected in the rising numbers of delegates applying to attend AOW to meet and do business with East African stakeholders....
MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 to Promote the Role of International Oil Companies in the Gambia (By Charné Hundermark)

MSGBC Oil, Gas & Power 2021 to Promote the Role of International Oil Companies in the Gambia (By Charné Hundermark)

Africa Oil Week, African Energy Week, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development, Oil
With major players such as Far, BP, PetroNo and African Petroleum Corporation, The Gambia is advancing oil and gas exploration in the hopes of mirroring the success found in the region DAKAR, Senegal, September 3, 2021/ -- By Charné Hundermark, Southern and East Africa Editor The Gambia is aggressively pursuing both on- and offshore hydrocarbon exploration, with the active presence of notable regional and international oil companies driving progress, with its newly adopted National Development Plan – which was implemented in 2018 – is positioning the country’s oil and gas sector as a critical enabler of development. The Gambia is focused on mirroring the exploratory success seen in neighboring MSGBC countries such as Senegal and Mauritania, and is, therefore, opting for the rapid...
Energy Capital & Power and Government of Libya Officially Invite International and Local Media to Tripoli Summit

Energy Capital & Power and Government of Libya Officially Invite International and Local Media to Tripoli Summit

AFRICA, African Energy Week, ENERGY, LIBYA, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development
The event will be held in partnership with the government of Libya on 22-23 November 2021 TRIPOLI, Libya, September 3, 2021/ -- Minister of State for Communication and Political Affairs H.E. Walid Ellafi invites international and local media to cover the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021 in person in Tripoli; The event will be held in partnership with the government of Libya on 22-23 November 2021; Libya opens doors to international community to experience the nation’s energy sector growth and economic emergence. Energy Capital & Power, organizer of the Libya Energy & Economic Summit 2021, met yesterday with Minister of State for Communication and Political Affairs H.E. Walid Ellafi to advance planning for the major Tripoli energy event to be held later this year....
Africa: Committed to African Exploration and Production, leading Oil & Gas Lawyer Nicolas Bonnefoy will Facilitate a Strong Discussion on Africa’s Energy Advancement at African Energy Week in Cape Town

Africa: Committed to African Exploration and Production, leading Oil & Gas Lawyer Nicolas Bonnefoy will Facilitate a Strong Discussion on Africa’s Energy Advancement at African Energy Week in Cape Town

AFRICA, African Energy Week, Business, ENERGY
Representing ASAFO & Co, No.1 law firm in Africa, and with an exclusive focus on Africa, Nicolas Bonnefoy is committed to improving Africa’s energy landscape, and will promote oil, gas and exploration in Cape Town JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 3, 2021/ -- Nicolas Bonnefoy, Partner at ASAFO & Co, joins a myriad of internationally based oil and gas stakeholders all coming to Africa’s premier energy event, with a confirmation for his participation and attendance at African Energy Week (AEW) 2021 in Cape Town on the 9th-12th of November. Bringing a wealth of experience to Cape Town, and having represented oil and gas stakeholders from all over Africa, Nicolas will promote exploration and production and progressive and market-driven legislature at AEW 2021. ASAFO &am...
Incentivizing Private Sector Participation and Fast-Tracking Energy Growth: African Energy Week in Cape Town to Emphasize South Africa’s Success Story

Incentivizing Private Sector Participation and Fast-Tracking Energy Growth: African Energy Week in Cape Town to Emphasize South Africa’s Success Story

AFRICA, African Energy Week, ENERGY, Ministry Of Energy and Mineral Development, South Africa
South Africa has been highly successful in enhancing private sector participation in the energy sector, and African Energy Week in Cape Town will emphasize how the market can serve as a trend for other countries targeting accelerated energy growth JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, September 2, 2021/ -- Like many other developing countries, South Africa has recognized that the state alone cannot adequately develop the country’s energy sector, but rather, collaboration between the public and private sectors proves more effective in accelerating growth. While the state’s role is to create an enabling environment for business and ensure that associated developments translate into tangible benefits for local communities, the private sector has a notable investment role to play, and will be a key ...