Arise IIP to develop integrated industrial platforms in Congo-Brazzaville
New MoU paves the way for industrial zones in Pointe Noire and Ouésso, including a new mineral port.
Arise IIP has set its eyes on the Republic of Congo after the success of several of its industrial zones in Africa, especially in Gabon.Read More
Under the agreement, Expro will design, construct, operate and maintain a fast-track the facility as part of Eni Congo’s Marine XII gas development plans that include the deployment of two floating LNG units in 2023 and 2025.
Wison Offshore & Marine held in January its 1st Cutting Ceremony for a new floating LNG unit it is constructing for Eni in the Republic of Congo. The ceremony took place at the Nantong yard, where Wison (Nantong) Heavy Industry Co., Ltd. will be constructing the 2.4 mtpa unit.
Perenco has confirmed a new oil discovery within the Tchibeli North East pre-salt Vandji exploration prospect on its PNGF Sud shallow water permit in Congo-Brazzaville.
The Prospector 5 will execute a multi-well drilling campaign, starting with two exploration wells on Marine VI bis followed by five development wells on Marine XII, SNPC has said.
The Vice Presidency of Equatorial Guinea has announced the signing of a new agreement between state-owned GEPetrol and Chinese companies for the construction of a new 20,000 bpd refinery.
Savannah Energy, operator of some of the most prolific oil blocks in Niger, is currently planning to construct and operate the country’s first wind farm in its Tahoua Region.
The development of a floating LNG project has been on the table for several years in Congo and is finally gaining traction.
The British independent has signed agreements to acquire ExxonMobil and PETRONAS’ assets in Chad and Cameroon.
DP World and the Government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have officially laid the first stone of the new Banana Port on February 1st.
The Collaboration Agreement paves the way for a groundbreaking on the D.R. Congo's first deepwater port project within a year.
Gulf of Guinea
In parallel to the completion of Tortue Phase 2, BW Energy is preparing to execute a third development phase with the Ruche Phase 1 project.
Yesterday, the Gabon Power Company (GPC) signed a landmark Concession Agreement with Wärtsilä for the development, supply, construction, operation and maintenance of a new 120 MW gas-to-power project in Owendo, next to the capital city of Libreville.
VAALCO Energy delivered First Oil to the Teli floating, storage, and offloading (FSO) vessel at its Etame Field offshore Gabon on October 18, the company has revealed.
Cameroon’s SONARA, which operates Central Africa’s biggest refinery, has reached a deal with oil trader Vitol to restructure its commercial debt. The deal had been in the making for some time as the state-owned refining company seeks to restructure its debt, which amounted to 3% of GDP and 6.6% of total public and publicly-guaranteed debt at the end of 2020.
Perenco has announced the successful completion of its 2022 drilling campaign on the Litanzi Field within its PNGF Sud permit offshore Congo-Brazzaville. As part of the programme, two pairs of producer-injector wells have been put into production from the Albian reservoir, the independent operator has said.
The Government of Gabon has signed a contract with INPEX SA, subsidiary of RISE Gabon, to carry out necessary studies on the planned 340km Komo-Ogooue Railway (KOR) project.
Alpha Cenauri Mining is building the country’s first refinery in the Gabon Special Economic Zone and expects to start operations by mid-2022. Initial capacity is set at 4 tonnes per annum.
Partners on the 2.4 million tonnes per annum (mtpa) Hilli Episeyo floating LNG export terminal offshore Cameroon have agreed to expand capacity utilization by 200,000 tonnes in 2022 and possibly by another 400,000 tonnes from 2023.
Gabon is thought to hold between 3 to 5 Tcf of gas, but remains a small gas producer. The country now wants to cut routine flaring altogether and monetise it for the benefits of its industries, households, and economy.
A recent study concludes that pursuing large hydropower dams in the DRC is financially risky for South Africa, and assesses the feasibility and cost-effectiveness of renewable energy alternatives to serve the energy needs of both the DRC and South Africa.
VAALCO Energy, the independent company operating oil & gas projects offshore Central Africa, has just reported a strong net income of $31.7m for Q3 2021.
Faced with declining oil reserves and the threat of climate change, the Gabonese government has committed to green budgeting.
The Turkish group Desiba Energy is taking charge of the construction of a new 20 MW solar PV facility for an investment of FCFA 17.7 bn.
The surfacing work on the first section going from PK 24 to PK 105 was launched on August 27 at PK 56. The authorities hope to deliver this first section of 81 kilometers by July 2022.