East Africa

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August 04, 2022
The search for natural gas has drawn attention to a number of African gas projects that are likely to help Europe in the future, particularly as the EU looks to make a permanent shift away from dependence on Russian gas.
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June 13, 2022
Wentworth Resources, an independent, Tanzania-focused natural gas production company, announces that it has reached agreement with Scirocco Energy plc to acquire its 25% non-operated working interest in the Ruvuma Production Sharing Agreement, in Tanzania.
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June 02, 2022
African hydrocarbon producing countries are increasing oil and gas licensing rounds to be able to stabilize supply of hydrocarbons in years to come to meet growing energy demand as output in legacy projects declines.
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May 25, 2022
Petrodel Resources Ltd., oil and gas reserves development and energy company, has announced its intention to revive its operations in Tanzania.
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April 25, 2022
Libya’s oil ministry said fields shut down by protesters may reopen within days, potentially allowing the OPEC member to get back to full production.
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March 14, 2022
Schlumberger announced it has been awarded an extensive contract for drilling, completions and production services by TotalEnergies for its Tilenga onshore oil development in Uganda.
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March 10, 2022
New projects and greenfield investments in emerging oil and gas producing countries such as Uganda will increase capital spending in Africa in 2022 and beyond as the continent seeks to ensure a secure gas and oil supply to meet local demand and expand exports.
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February 21, 2022
Somalia has signed a deal with Coastline Exploration Ltd. to search for hydrocarbon offshore that it expects to generate millions of dollars in revenue.
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February 02, 2022
The final investment decision taken on Lake Albert Resources Development Project is the second-largest FID taken in the oil and gas industry in the last two years, said an oil and gas analyst at GlobalData.
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February 01, 2022
TotalEnergies and its partners reached a final investment decision worth over $10 billion to produce Uganda’s oil discoveries and build a pipeline that will turn the country into a significant crude exporter.
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January 25, 2022
Tanzania has selected U.S. law firm Baker Botts LLP as an adviser to help conclude talks with international oil companies over a long-delayed $30 billion liquefied natural gas terminal.
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January 2022
For more than a year, the African Energy Chamber has been pushing back against steadily building pressure to halt new foreign investments in Africa’s oil and gas industry.
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December 16, 2021
Mahathi Infra Uganda’s $270-million lakeside logistics complex, a strategic addition to the East African nation’s oil infrastructure, is set to start operations in January.
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December 16, 2021
Mozambique has made gains against Islamic State-linked insurgents who disrupted the southeast African nation’s multibillion gas project, according to President Filipe Nyusi.
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November 10, 2021
“We have pretty significant positions in emerging basins in Guyana and Argentina and we’re looking at farm-down opportunities there,” Chief Executive Officer Rahul Dhir said in an interview in Dubai.
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August 09, 2021
Troops from Mozambique and Rwanda retook a port town at the heart of a four-year insurgency that led to the suspension of a $20 billion project by TotalEnergies SE.
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July 14, 2021
Uganda is exploring options to cut reliance on Kenya for petroleum imports by reviving shipments through Tanzania, a move that potentially jeopardizes business for its neighbor’s Mombasa port.
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June 09, 2021
With the East African Oil Pipeline project recently getting the go-ahead, Uganda is set to produce its first oil as early as 2025 and production in the next five years is expected to jump to 230,000 barrels per day, from zero in 2021, says GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.
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May 17, 2021
The deal rounds out an accelerated asset-sale program that has helped Sasol reduce borrowings that ballooned amid cost overruns at a giant U.S. chemicals project and call off a proposed $2 billion share sale.
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April 21, 2021
Mozambican businesses looking to cash in on Africa’s biggest private investment are facing disaster after an attack by Islamic State-linked militants on a town close to Total SE’s $20 billion natural gas export project.
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April 02, 2021
An estimated 10,000 people fleeing an insurgent attack in northern Mozambique have sought refuge in a village within the concession area of Total SE’s $20 billion natural gas project, with more still arriving, according to two people with direct knowledge.
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