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Central African Republic: Dubai-Based Company to Supply Petroleum Products to CAR

The Dubai-based Tristar liquid logistics company in the United Arabs Emirates will supply petroleum products to the conflict-ridden Central African Republic within the framework of its humanitarian missions. The intervention of the United Arabs Emirates company will be thanks to a partnership agreement it signed with the Central African Republic affiliate of the Cameroon petroleum products distribution company Tradex on September 26 in Douala. The information is contained in a.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Cap Energy plans 3D survey off Guinea-Bissau Cap Energy plans 3D survey off Guinea-Bissau Cap Energy has informed that it is working to

      Cap Energy has informed that it is working to progress its interests offshore Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, by conducting a 3D survey scheduled for November, 2014.    Sitting in the same basin as the Company’s Senegal assets, the prospective leads are distributed across a carbonate shelf that passes abruptly to deeper water to the west.   As the deepwater geology of Cap’s Block 5B is analogous to that of the FAN-1 location in.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Tanzania: Life Changes for the Better As Msolwa Village Gets Electricity

    To realise these targets, the country requires adequate, reliable, affordable and environmentally friendly electricity supply.   According to REA Director General, Eng Lutengano Mwakahesya, the rural residents get connected by paying 27,000/- only and that the low cost is aimed at encouraging more people to access the power service and that the income is injected into Rural Energy Fund (REF).   Minimising the costs of the electrical networks is vital to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Liberia: NP Launches Filling Station in Buchanan

 National Petroleum (NP), a 100% privately own Sierra Leonean firm, has opened one of its station in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County. The opening ceremony took place on Tuesday, October 28 where the Managing Director, Mr. Mohammed S. Kanu, assured the people of Grand Bassa that his company is there to stay. The Buchanan filling station is NP's 6th station in the country and the first outside the capital, Monrovia.   "NP is here to stay and it is a privilege for Grand.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014


    President of Ghana, Mr. John Mahama, while responding to questions on the economy at the Global African Investment Summit in London, said the country is working hard to court more private investors to shore up local production of gas to solve the country’s power crisis.   He said this will end the country’s over-reliance on the West African gas pipeline which has been inconsistent with supplying gas to the country.   He said, “We had a.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Tanzania: Investors Wait for Govt Approval On LNG Plant Site

      MULTINATIONAL oil and gas companies operating in Tanzania are waiting for a government approval on their proposal for a suitable location for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.   According to the BG Group's External Communications Manager, Mark Todd, BG Group and Statoil had sent to the government a joint proposal on the suitable site for the plant. " ... the Tanzania government requested BG Group and Statoil to provide a joint proposal.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Soft drink company Coca Cola launches plastic recycling project

Soft drink giant Coca-Cola East and Central Africa is leading a new initiative to help tackle plastic bottle wastes with a recycling project already running in Kenya.   Through an industry coalition with plastic bottle manufacturer Safepak Ltd and Highlands Mineral Water Company, the soft drink manufacturer recently launched the recycling project in Kenya with a view to replicating it in the region.   In Kenya, the three companies aim to recycle 70 per cent of plastic.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

BG Explores Options for Idku Feedstock

 BG and BP are in talks that could lead to the kick-start of production at the feedstock starved Idku LNG plant operated by BG. The talks between the two British firms revolve around linking their respective gas developments offshore Egypt’s Mediterranean coast. Egypt’s state-run firm in charge of natural gas is also reportedly involved in the talks with BG and BP. BG is looking at connecting its infrastructure at the WDDM gas field to the nearby North Alexandria.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th October 2014

New Blocks for Mozambique Hopefuls

    Mozambique will be offering up 15 new offshore and onshore areas for oil exploration within the next week or so. The blocks are located in the north, south, and central parts of the East African country and include new areas of the northern Rovuma Basin. Other areas on offer in this licensing round, which is the country’s fifth, are six offshore blocks in the Zambezi Delta and two more off Angolche in the northern province of Nampula. The onshore areas on offer.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th October 2014

Tanzania: Seminar for Regional Utilisation of Respective Gas Advantages

 ALL regions across the country have been challenged to find out and concentrate on their respective competitive advantages in serving the potential gas industry.   Participants to a seminar on Tanzania as a future strong extractives state in Dar es Salaam, over the weekend, said that such a practice would help both individuals and institutions in private sectors to serve and reap from the anticipated gas economy.   At the seminar organised by Research on Poverty.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th October 2014

Nigeria s new gas power plant in Ajaokuta is underway

Federal government has reached a memorandum of understanding with 3D Hitech System Ltd for construction of a gas power plant in Ajaokuta. It has also reached an MOU with T SEPCOIII Electric Power Construction Corporation and the CGC Nigeria Ltd for additional investment in power distribution and transmission in the country. 3D Hitech has already carried test running of the 110MW of gas power system, which will be commissioned in Ajaokuta. Chief Executive Officer of the company, Mr..... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th October 2014

Baker Hughes provides September 2014 global rig count

    Baker Hughes Incorporated has announced that the international rig count for September 2014 was 1,323, down 16 from the 1,339 counted in August 2014, and up 39 from the 1,284 counted in September 2013. The international offshore rig count for September 2014 was 333, up 18 from the 315 counted in August 2014, and up 20 from the 313 counted in September 2013.   The average U.S. rig count for September 2014 was 1,930, up 26 from the 1,904 counted in August 2014,.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 25th October 2014




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