Category archives for: Energy

Uganda Selects Consortium to Develop Greenfield Oil Refinery

Kampala, Uganda, April 25, 2018/ — Following the favourable evaluation of its private sector-led offer by the Uganda government, the Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium (AGRC) comprised of YAATRA Ventures, Baker Hughes, a GE company, LionWorks Group and Saipem, signed a project framework agreement confirming its selection for the realization of a 60,000 barrels per day capacity […]

Ghana: Failed Chinese Bidder for ECG Deal Suspects Foul Play

Accra, April 24, 2018//-Contrary to claims by the Millennium Development Authority’s (MIDA) that the two companies which bid for the ECG concession were both evaluated on their merits, it has emerged that one of the finalists – BXC Ghana – was disqualified and thus was not evaluated.

Hannover Tech Fair: Aliko Dangote Tours Siemens Africa Booth

Lagos, Nigeria, April 23, 2018/ — The Dangote Industries Limited Executive Delegation led by Group President, Aliko Dangote visited Siemens Africa Booth at the ongoing Hannover Technology Fair in Germany.

Watchdog to Ban Tanker Drivers found Carrying Adulterated Fuel

April 22, 2018//-Truck drivers found transporting diesel and petrol blended with kerosene will be banned from the road and prosecuted, the energy regulator has warned.

Water Poisoning: Malaysia Oil Firm Fights South Sudan

April 21, 2018//-The Malaysia-owned oil firm, Petronas, is battling accusations of poisoning drinking water in the Thar Jath oilfield in South Sudan.

Energy Value Chain Model for Ghana

April 20, 2018//-Natural resources in general and oil in particular are often considered as curse. No country has succeeded in avoiding oil curse. Norway is often mentioned as a poster child for avoiding such a curse.

South Africa: Committee Lauds Investigation into Misconduct at Eskom

Cape Town, South Africa, April 20, 2018/ — The Portfolio Committee on Public Enterprises briefed by Eskom on its annual performance plan and financial report.

FAO, WFP Launch Innovative German-funded Project to Rebuild Lives in DR Congo

Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, April 20, 2018/ — The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) are launching an innovative joint project to rebuild livelihoods shattered by conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), by empowering women, supporting farmers and helping build peace between […]

MiDA Gives Greenlight to Philippines Meralco to Manage ECG

April 19, 2018//-The Millennium Development Authority (MiDA) has selected Meralco Consortium, a subsidiary of Philippines-based Manila Electricity Company (Meralco), to manage the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG).

Ghana Making Solid Strides to Boost Power Supply

April 19, 2018//-Ghana has made steady strides to overcome the power challenges and restore regular and constant electricity supply to all parts of the country, the former Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gridco, William Amuna, has said.

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