Mozambique Oil & Gas: Sovereign fund seen as solution for gas revenues management


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Consulting firm Capital Economics says Mozambique should create a sovereign fund to manage the gas revenues and fund infrastructure to diversify the economy, analyst John Asbourne said to Lusa news agency. Continue reading

Mozambique Oil & Gas: Government approves Rovuma Basin LNG maritime terminal concession


Ophir Energy O19754104913_d8927e1d1e_oThe Council of Ministers yesterday approved decrees authorizing the terms and conditions of the agreement that grants to the multinationals Anadarko and Eni the Maritime Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal and the installation of Material Discharge in Areas 1 and 4 of the Rovuma Basin, district of Palma, province of Cabo Delgado. 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

Mozambique Oil & Gas: AfDB supports Government in gas contracts negotiation

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Offshore Gas platform

African Development Bank (AfDB) technicians on Monday began a training course aimed at managers of public institutions in Mozambique focused on planning and negotiation of gas production and distribution contracts. Continue reading

Africa Oil & Gas: Is Mozambique Africa’s Qatar Of Natural Gas?

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Mozambique had decided that its massive natural gas reserves would be the country’s ticket off of the world’s poorest countries shortlist – but mismanagement of domestic strife and wonky fiscal planning have put Maputo behind in becoming Africa’s Qatar. Continue reading

Africa Oil & Gas: “Mozambique Energy’s Ministry seeks consultant for domestic gas projects” – Zitamar reports

Oil Gas Rovuma area 1The Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy is looking for consultants to advise on the options and costs for developing a downstream gas industry in the country – including on how to price for gas for use in projects in the country. Read more…

Global Industry: Is Mozambique the next oil and gas hub?


Mozambique Rovuma basin, offshore

20 billion barrels of natural gas found off coast. Oil and gas prices have been on a steady decline over the years, creating major concerns for global leaders. But for Mozambique, there’s hope during these turbulent times as an estimated 20 billion barrels of natural gas has been found off its coast.

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Africa Oil & Gas: Tlou Energy raises £4 million for Botswana CBM project


Photo - see captionTlou Energy has raised a total of £4 million for its Botswana CBM project. Funds will be used to undertake additional field appraisal to expand Tlou’s independent gas reserves and to finalise licencing requirements prior to development of the Lesedi CBM Project. Continue reading

Gastech 2017: Global LNG market and the oversupply issue

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Major Energy Company Representatives Discuss LNG Oversupply at Gastech Japan

Sellers say a supply crunch is looming. Buyers say suppliers are out of touch with the changing times.

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Mozambique Oil & Gas: Rovuma exports inch closer than ever


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Rovuma basin Area 4 Eni’s project offshore Mozambique should soon get the official go-ahead. Tanzania’s progress is much slower, according to Petroleum Economist.

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