Category archives for: Oil & Gas

World Gas Conference: Power Africa Announces Gas Roadmap

Washington  D.C., United States of America, June 28, 2018//- World Gas Conference in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Agency for International Development’s Power Africa Coordinator today launched the Gas Roadmap to 2030 for sub-Saharan Africa (SSA).

How to Get the Most Out of Oil, Gas Reserves

June 22, 2018//-In this second of a three-part series we continue to explore the quantum of oil and gas in East Africa, extraction economics of those hydrocarbons and marketing and conclude with examining development issues surrounding the discovery, extraction and marketing of crude petroleum and natural gas deposits in East Africa.

OPEC Moves Closer Toward Boosting Oil Output

June 22, 2018//-OPEC moved closer on Friday toward boosting oil output as its leader Saudi Arabia appeared to have persuaded arch-rival Iran to cooperate after major consumers warned of a supply shortage.

The Holy-evil Keta Basin Petroleum Exploration Affairs

According to the advanced English Dictionary one of the definitions of EVIL is “that which causes harm or destruction or misfortune”. This is what some residents of Keta, Anloga and neighbouring towns and villages in the Volta Region of Ghana feared will befall their area if Petroleum exploration and possible production are undertaken in the […]

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.

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.

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.

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 […]

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