Tetracore to regionalise gas expertise as it plans Ghana’s first virtual gas pipeline solution


Tetracore Energy Group, a prominent player in Africa’s energy sector, is partnering with the Africa Prosperity Dialogues 2024 (APD 2024) in Ghana ahead of its opening of the country’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) mother station in the West African country later this year. The Nigerian company will be gold sponsor of the 3-day annual […]

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Nigeria and Germany sign gas deal and clean energy investment agreement


Nigeria and Germany have signed a historic agreement that will see Africa’s largest oil producer supply more gas to Europe’s biggest gas consumer. In an MOU signed by Nigeria’s Riverside LNG project, which works in the country’s Niger Delta, and Germany’s Johannes Schuetze Energy Import, Nigeria will export 850,000 tons of liquefied natural gas per […]

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TAQA Arabia commissions Tanzania’s first integrated CNG filling station and conversion center


TAQA Arabia, Egypt’s full-service energy and utility provider, has commissioned Tanzania’s first integrated Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Filling Station and Conversion Center branded “Master Gas.” The project was carried out by TAQA Dalbit, a Joint Venture (JV) between TAQA Arabia and JCG Oil & Gas, a unit of the Janus Continental Group (JCG). The CNG […]

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Senegal: 33% up for grab into new Yakaar-Teranga gas project says PETROSEN


The development of the world-class Yakaar-Teranga gas fields offshore Senegal will welcome a new partner alongside Kosmos Energy and PETROSEN, the national oil company said today. Earlier this week, Kosmos Energy announced it was increasing its working interest in the Cayar Profond Block from 30% to 90% and assuming operatorship after the exit of bp. […]

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N-Sea begins survey operations for Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline


This story was first published on the Hawilti+ terminal on 2 September 2023. N-Sea, Netherlands-headquartered subsea services company, says it has expanded its area of operations to West Africa as it commences survey operations to support the development of the Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline project. The project is led by Morocco and Nigeria’s national oil companies, […]

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Nigeria’s Tetracore Energy Group steps up local content development with new training programme


The Tetracore Energy Group, a fast-growing gas and power solutions provider based out of Nigeria, has launched a unique graduate management training program in Lagos last week. The initiative is part of the company’s commitment to grow domestic capacity and local content, as a time when African markets are rapidly expanding their domestic gas value-chains. […]

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Nigeria’s pioneer CNG player taps debt capital markets for expansion


This article first appeared on the Hawilti+ terminal on 19 July 2023. Nigerian natural gas supply company Green Liquified Natural Gas Limited (GLNG) has secured its first debt funding as it looks to boost its operations in Africa’s biggest economy. The company sold NGN5 billion ($6.5m) of 10-year series bonds due 2033 under its NGN50 […]

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Cameroon and Equatorial Guinea agree on offshore cross-border gas cooperation


President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and President Paul Biya of Cameroon have signed a cooperation agreement on the development of oil & gas reserves at their maritime border in the Gulf of Guinea. The agreement was signed in Yaoundé on the sideline of the 15th Ordinary Session of the Conference of Heads […]

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Hawilti launches “Gas for Africa” report with the International Gas Union (IGU), AU-AFREC, and AFC


Hawilti released an important new study on Gas for Africa in partnership with the International Gas Union (IGU), assessing the potential for domestic gas resources to energise Africa in line with the global energy transition. The African Energy Commission (AU-AFREC) and the Africa Finance Corporation endorse the report and its findings. The study starts by […]

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Ghana embarks on the expansion of its gas processing infrastructure


The Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) has signed last week a project agreement for the construction of a second gas processing plant of 150 MMscf/d at Atuabo in Western Ghana. Train 2 will double gas processing capacity at Atuabo, where a first train of 150 MMscf/d was commissioned in 2015. Expansion plans have been on […]

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Industry Catch-up: What You Might Have Missed


The oil & gas sector knows no break and has had its fair share of developments over the past two weeks. Here is what you need to know as you get back to the office. Mozambique has announced the results of its 6th Licensing Round On December 21st, Mozambique revealed the results of its 6th […]

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Mauritania: FID expected in 2025 on bp’s new BirAllah gas hub


bp and Kosmos Energy have signed a new Exploration & Production Sharing Contract over the BirAllah gas discovery offshore Mauritania on October 11th. A new agreement was required after the exploration period over Block C8 expired last June. The BirAllah gas field was discovered 60km north of the Greater Tortue-Ahmeyim (GTA) gas field that straddles […]

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TotalEnergies applies for Production Right in South Africa


TotalEnergies has filed the Production Right Application for Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa, where it has made significant gas and condensate discoveries at Brulpadda (2019) and Luiperd (2020). Along with its partners Qatar Energy, CNR International and Main Street 1549 (Africa Energy Corp,), the French major has decided to relinquish the northern portion of the […]

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Senegal is planning to use its natural gas for ammonia and urea production


Senegal’s Petrosen Trading & Services, a subsidiary of the country’s national oil company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Turkey’s Çalık Enerji and Japan’s Mitsubishi for the pre-feasibility study of an ammonia and urea manufacturing unit. The agreement was signed in the presence of Senegalese President Macky Sall during the 8th Tokyo International […]

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Rwanda has broken ground on new CNG project from Lake Kivu


On August 18th, Rwanda’s Prime Minister Dr. Edouard Ngirente officiated the groundbreaking ceremony of GasMeth Energy’s new compressed natural gas (CNG) project on the shores of Lake Kivu. The project will be extracting gas from Lake Kivu before processing it and distributing it across Rwanda as CNG, an alternative to imported diesel and HFO. GasMeth […]

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Nigeria: Accugas secures third Gas Sales Agreement of the year


Savannah Energy’s subsidiary Accugas has announced earlier today the signing of a new gas sales agreement (GSA) with Nigerian fertilizer manufacturer Notore Chemical Industries. The agreement covers the supply of up to 10 MMscf/d of gas on an interruptible and reasonable endeavours basis, based on gas availability and nominations, for an initial term of one […]

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Genser Energy raises $435m to expand Ghana’s midstream gas infrastructure


American energy solutions provider Genser Energy has announced the closing of a $425m funding package to support the expansion of its midstream gas business in Ghana. The company is already a provider of captive power solutions to several of Ghana’s gold mines and is currently expanding across West Africa. The 8-year, $425m funding package includes […]

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All gas: Eni takes FID on Quiluma and Maboqueiro gas project in Angola


Italian major Eni has announced the successful completions of negotiations to start up the New Gas Consortium (NGC) in Angola. The partnership was announced in late 2019 and includes Eni as operator (25.6%) along with Chevron (31%), bp (11.8%), TotalEnergies (11.8%), and Sonangol (19.8%). The consortium is developing Angola’s first non-associated gas project by focusing […]

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Eberechukwu Oji: Nigeria needs to make gas available to all its states capital cities


By the end of its Decade of Gas in 2030, Nigeria needs to have brought gas to all its state capital cities if it wants to truly spur industrialization, ND Western CEO Eberechukwu Oji said in Abuja last week. Oji was speaking at the 21st NOG Conference & Exhibition that took place from July 4-7, […]

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The US is contemplating increasing debt provided to South Africa’s leading gas, LNG, and helium project


The United States’ International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) is evaluating an increase of its loan to Renergen’s Virginia Gas Project in South Africa by up to $500m. The development finance institution (DFI), previously known as Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), had already provided $40m in debt to finance Phase 1 of the project. Its growing […]

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Nigerian companies team up to provide gas to West Africa’s leading industrial hub


The Lagos Free Zone (LFZ) has officially signed earlier today a Gas Infrastructure Development Agreement with Optimera Energy FZE to develop its own gas distribution network. The new project gathers some of Nigeria’s leading gas players around a new venture committed to promoting gas-based industrialisation. West Africa’s leading industrial hub needs gas Located on the […]

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Sasol launches $5m CNG fund with Mozambique’s National Investment Bank (BNI)


To support gas monetization in Mozambique, Sasol has signed today an agreement with the country’s National Investment Bank (BNI) and the Ministry of Mineral Resources and Energy to set up a $5m fund for the development and expansion of compressed natural gas (CNG) projects. The fund will be financed by Sasol and managed by BNI […]

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Hawilti launches gas research programme on Nigeria


Hawilti has marked the launch of its gas research programme on Nigeria with the release of a comprehensive investment report on the country’s natural gas sector earlier this week. The 2022-2023 programme seeks to analyse the growth of Nigeria’s natural gas value-chain in light of current regional and global market dynamics. While the Nigerian government […]

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