Category archives for: Oil & Gas

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 […]

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.

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 […]

Oil Price Hits Three-year High of Nearly $70 a Barrel

April 19, 2018//-Drivers have been warned they face misery at petrol pumps this year after the oil price rose to a three-year high of almost $70 (£52) a barrel.

Liberian President Weah Orders Probe of Exxon Oil Deal

April 18, 2018//-Liberian President George Weah ordered a probe into Exxon Mobil Corp.’s 2013 deal for drilling rights off the West African nation’s coast, his office said.  

Ghana President Akufo-Addo Woos UK Investors

April 18, 2018//-Ghana’s President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has told investors and business leaders from the United Kingdom that Ghana is the ideal place in the West African Region, and on the continent, to invest and conduct business.

Major Shake Up at Tullow: Aidan Heavey Bows Out, Dorothy Thompson In

17 April 2018// – Tullow Oil plc announced the appointment of Dorothy Thompson as independent non-executive Director and Chair-designate of Tullow with effect from the conclusion of the Group’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 25 April 2018.

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