Category archives for: Energy

Illegal Smuggling of Oil Booms in Ghana

Accra, Ghana, June 18, 2018//-Fuel smuggling has been described as the most lucrative illegal trade in Ghana. Despite the dangerous nature of the business many people continue to engage in it for quick and easy wealth.

ENGIE Champions decentralised Energy at Africa Energy Forum  

Mauritius, 19 June 2018 – Global utility ENGIE is confirming its focus on off-grid energy provision in Africa, with plans to continue expanding their solar home system (SHS) and mini-grid activities.

Dangote Refinery to Address Nigeria’s Crude Oil Refining Challenges

June 19, 2018//-The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria (IPMAN) on Monday said that Dangote Refinery, Petrochemical and Fertiliser project would solve the country’s crude oil refining and exporting challenges, when completed.

ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency to Hold Series of Activities in Accra  

Accra, Ghana, June 18, 2018//- The ECOWAS Centre for Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency (ECREEE) has embarked on a series of activities under its Regional Off-Grid Electrification Project (ROGEP) with the ultimate goal of providing access to reliable electricity through standalone solar systems for 19 countries in the ECOWAS and Sahel regions, including Cameroon.

Three Injured in Uganda Fuel Trucks Fire

June 18, 2018//-Three people sustained serious injuries after two fuel trucks caught fire on the Iganga-Bugiri highway in eastern Uganda on Sunday morning.

90% of Plastic Polluting Our Oceans Comes from Just 10 Rivers

June 16, 2018//-Over the last decade we have become increasingly alarmed at the amount of plastic in our oceans.

Kenya Targets 200 More Oil Wells in Petrodollar Rush

June 16, 2018//-Kenya has set a target of drilling over 200 more oil production wells that will pour forth up to 80,000 barrels of crude per day as the government eyes early petrodollars.

Finally,  Africa’s Energy Industry Has an Advocacy Chamber

Johannesburg, South Africa, 14 June, 2018//- The African Energy Chamber (AEC), which has been advocating for several months for upstream producers, service providers, downstream suppliers and governmental bodies throughout the continent, has been formally established.

All Bark and No Bite: PIAC As A Watchdog

Accra, Ghana, June 14, 2018//-The Petroleum Revenue Management Act (PRMA) which was enacted in 2011 and amended in 2015 has as its object: “to provide the framework for the collection, allocation and management of petroleum revenue in a responsible, transparent, accountable and sustainable manner for the benefit of the citizens of Ghana in accordance with […]

Oil Continues to Push Up Energy Prices

June 12, 2018//-Oil prices continued to soar in May on the back of limited oil output, strong global growth and mounting geopolitical risks.

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