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Liberia: Cica Motors Donates U.S.$97 K Vehicles to Red Cross

 Premium dealer in Toyota automobiles in Liberia has donated a Toyota Land cruiser ambulance valued at US$55,000 and a HINO truck valued at US$42,000 to the Liberia National Red Cross Society. Speaking at a the donation ceremony held at the company's office on the Bushrod Island, the company's managing director Marc Boisgarnier, said Red Cross has been a very good partner and customer to their business. He said the Red Cross has been on.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 31st October 2014

Tanzania Mulls Investing in Geothermal Power

 TANZANIA is looking into investing heavily in renewable energy, especially geothermal power on that the rock originated heat energy happens to be both cost-effective and greener for the environment.   Speaking in Arusha, Assistant Commissioner for Renewable Energy in the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Mr Edward Ishengoma, revealed during the official opening of a two-day geothermal training that renewable energy was currently the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

VAALCO and Sonangol Enter Subsequent Exploration Phase

      In Angola VAALCO Energy entered into the Subsequent Exploration Phase (SEP) on Block 5 together with its working interest partner, Sonangol P&P. The SEP extends the exploration license for an additional three-year period such that the new expiry date for exploration activities is November 30, 2017. Under the terms of the SEP, VAALCO and Sonangol are required to acquire a 3D seismic program covering 600 sq km and to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Central African Republic: Dubai-Based Company to Supply Petroleum Products to CAR

The Dubai-based Tristar liquid logistics company in the United Arabs Emirates will supply petroleum products to the conflict-ridden Central African Republic within the framework of its humanitarian missions. The intervention of the United Arabs Emirates company will be thanks to a partnership agreement it signed with the Central African Republic affiliate of the Cameroon petroleum products distribution company Tradex on September 26 in.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Cap Energy plans 3D survey off Guinea-Bissau Cap Energy plans 3D survey off Guinea-Bissau Cap Energy has informed that it is working to

      Cap Energy has informed that it is working to progress its interests offshore Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, by conducting a 3D survey scheduled for November, 2014.    Sitting in the same basin as the Company’s Senegal assets, the prospective leads are distributed across a carbonate shelf that passes abruptly to deeper water to the west.   As the deepwater geology of Cap’s Block 5B is analogous.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Tanzania: Life Changes for the Better As Msolwa Village Gets Electricity

    To realise these targets, the country requires adequate, reliable, affordable and environmentally friendly electricity supply.   According to REA Director General, Eng Lutengano Mwakahesya, the rural residents get connected by paying 27,000/- only and that the low cost is aimed at encouraging more people to access the power service and that the income is injected into Rural Energy Fund (REF).   Minimising the costs.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Liberia: NP Launches Filling Station in Buchanan

 National Petroleum (NP), a 100% privately own Sierra Leonean firm, has opened one of its station in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County. The opening ceremony took place on Tuesday, October 28 where the Managing Director, Mr. Mohammed S. Kanu, assured the people of Grand Bassa that his company is there to stay. The Buchanan filling station is NP's 6th station in the country and the first outside the capital, Monrovia.   "NP is here to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014


    President of Ghana, Mr. John Mahama, while responding to questions on the economy at the Global African Investment Summit in London, said the country is working hard to court more private investors to shore up local production of gas to solve the country’s power crisis.   He said this will end the country’s over-reliance on the West African gas pipeline which has been inconsistent with supplying gas to the.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Tanzania: Investors Wait for Govt Approval On LNG Plant Site

      MULTINATIONAL oil and gas companies operating in Tanzania are waiting for a government approval on their proposal for a suitable location for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant.   According to the BG Group's External Communications Manager, Mark Todd, BG Group and Statoil had sent to the government a joint proposal on the suitable site for the plant. " ... the Tanzania government requested BG Group and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

Soft drink company Coca Cola launches plastic recycling project

Soft drink giant Coca-Cola East and Central Africa is leading a new initiative to help tackle plastic bottle wastes with a recycling project already running in Kenya.   Through an industry coalition with plastic bottle manufacturer Safepak Ltd and Highlands Mineral Water Company, the soft drink manufacturer recently launched the recycling project in Kenya with a view to replicating it in the region.   In Kenya, the three companies.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 29th October 2014

BG Explores Options for Idku Feedstock

 BG and BP are in talks that could lead to the kick-start of production at the feedstock starved Idku LNG plant operated by BG. The talks between the two British firms revolve around linking their respective gas developments offshore Egypt’s Mediterranean coast. Egypt’s state-run firm in charge of natural gas is also reportedly involved in the talks with BG and BP. BG is looking at connecting its infrastructure at the WDDM gas.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th October 2014

New Blocks for Mozambique Hopefuls

    Mozambique will be offering up 15 new offshore and onshore areas for oil exploration within the next week or so. The blocks are located in the north, south, and central parts of the East African country and include new areas of the northern Rovuma Basin. Other areas on offer in this licensing round, which is the country’s fifth, are six offshore blocks in the Zambezi Delta and two more off Angolche in the northern province.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 27th October 2014

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