Category archives for: Energy

How Much Oil? Why East Africa’s Bounty is Neither Significant nor Exceptional

June 12, 2018//-The recent commencement of Kenya’s Early Oil Pilot Scheme confirms the country’s quest to join petroleum producing and exporting nations.

Angola: The Road to Economic Reform

June 11, 2018//-The IMF recently completed its annual health check of the Angolan economy and found that the country, under a new administration, has made strides in setting a reform agenda geared towards macroeconomic stability and growth that benefits all its people.

The New Rules of Competition in Energy Storage

June 11, 2018//-The costs of energy-storage systems are dropping too fast for inefficient players to hide. The winners in this market will be those that aggressively pursue and achieve operational improvements.

Nigeria, Morocco Sign Gas Pipeline Pact

June 11, 2018//-Nigeria and Morocco signed a joint declaration on Sunday outlining a plan for building a gas pipeline between the countries, the Oilandgasyear.com has reported.

Kenya’s First Crude Arrives in Mombasa

June 11, 2018//-Six years after British firm Tullow Oil announced that it had struck oil in Kenya, four tankers, each carrying 156 barrels arrived in Mombasa on Thursday. It is East Africa’s first commercial oil.

Father of UAE Celebrated In A Short Film

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE) June 10, 2018//—Abu Dhabi witnessed the premiere of ‘Estimrariya’, a short film that pays tribute to the legacy of the father of the nation, the late Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.

Are You Breathing Plastic Air at Home? Here’s How Microplastics Are Polluting Our Lungs

June 9, 2018//-Research shows that many of the microplastics in our bodies come from the air we breathe – not just from drinking bottled water or eating fish from polluted oceans.

USA: “Non-economic Coercion Measures” for Europe

June 8, 2018//-The next few months can be critical for implementing projects to supply Russian gas to Europe. The US administration is stepping up efforts aimed at disrupting the construction of the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline.

Kenya Power Chief in Trouble for Skipping Tokens Probe

June 7, 2018//-Parliament has summoned Kenya Power  managing director Ken Tarus after he skipped two invitations to appear before it to respond to issues touching on escalating electricity bills and prepaid tokens.

Ghana’s Marine Insurance Regime – Time to Deliberate

The Early Development of Marine Insurance June 7, 2018//-It is a fact that the concept of Insurance primarily being a risk transfer mechanism to protect against future losses started from Marine insurance.

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