Mozambique Renewables: Funding guaranteed for Mocuba solar plant

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MW Solar Power Plants

Funding is guaranteed for the construction of a photovoltaic power station capable of generating 40.5 megawatts of power in Mocuba district, in the central Mozambican province of Zambezia, according to a report in Monday’s issue of the independent daily “O Pais”. Continue reading

Mozambique Oil & Gas: “Country must ensure that gas revenues reach the population” – World Bank rep

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Gas floating platform sample

Clara de Sousa, director of the World Bank for Angola and Sao Tome and Principe, warned that Mozambique must ensure that revenues from new natural gas projects meet the aspirations of the population, otherwise there will be adverse results. Continue reading

Africa Mining: South Africa just hiked black ownership rules, miners getting crushed

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Africa Oil & Gas: South Sudan Ministry of Petroleum launches open tender for petroleum audit

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South Sudan oil

South Sudan’s Ministry  of Petroleum invites companies to bid on a public tender to perform the audit and produce a 2017 audit report on the industry. Continue reading

Global Oil & Gas: “The Global LNG Market” – GGP report

lngInternational trade in natural gas dates back to the middle of the 20th century, and the globalization of the gas market began in the 1960s. Large-scale investments were initiated then, involving two parallel distribution channels: export and import gas pipelines, and LNG terminals. The discovery of new sources of natural gas, often in regions far away from the main routes of natural gas supply via pipelines, plus the development of sea transport of LNG, led to dynamic development of the market.

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Mozambique Oil & Gas: Anadarko gas project is well under way, President of Mozambique says

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Anadarko gas project well underway

USA, 16th June – Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi has said he hopes that by the end of the year, decisions will be made for the US oil company Anadarko to launch the natural gas exploration project in the Rovuma Basin in the north of the country. Continue reading

Africa Mining: Malawi seeks to get its house in order for a burgeoning mining sector

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Malawi Kayelekera mine site

Malawi published its first EITI Report for 2014/2015 in April 2017.  The mining sector in Malawi accounts for less than 1% of the country’s GDP and about 1% of government revenue, but developing the sector has become a government priority. The petroleum sector is at exploration stage. Continue reading

Africa Oil & Gas: Uganda to finalise oil exploration deal with Nigeria’s Oranto Petroleum

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The deal with Oranto covers the Ngassa Shallow Play and Ngassa Deep Play exploration blocks

Uganda is set to sign on Thursday two oil production sharing agreements with a Nigerian firm, enabling the company to begin exploration work, the government said on Wednesday. Continue reading

Mozambique Mining: Jindal Africa disobeys court order on coal terminal closure

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Jindal Coal Operation in Tete – Mozambique

Radio Mozambique has reported that Indian company Jindal Africa has failed to comply with a court order ordering it to stop coal stockpiling activities at its Chirodzi mine, in the Moatize district of Mozambique’s Tete province. The order was issued by the Tete provincial court.

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