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The upcoming ‘Digital Energy Festival for Africa’ which unites African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa, Africa Energy Forum and the Oil & Gas Council’s Africa Assembly under one banner.

#AUW-PGAF announces agenda for joint ‘Digital Energy Festival’

Participation in the energy sector, small-scale hydro and mini grid opportunities, desalination secures water security and helps SSMEs.
Equatorial Guinea

Mining could diversify economy, create jobs in Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea, through the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, intends to fully tap into its minerals potential, especially in the Rio Muni area.
angola Mozambique

Mozambique improves immigration processes for the oil and gas sector

The discovery of natural gas along the shores of one of the poorest countries in Africa has paved the way for Mozambique to become the next major supplier.
Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea inks MoUs to boost oil and mining exploration

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea has signed several MoUs with successful bidders of its 2019 licensing round.

BHP Billiton writes down billions of dollars against onshore US assets

BHP Billiton expects to recognise an impairment charge of approximately US$4.9 billion post-tax (or approximately $7.2 billion pre-tax) against the carrying value of its onshore US assets. This charge will be recognised as an exceptional...

Gas pipeline operators rely on Voith coupling technologies

Paving the way for an even more economical operation of installed systems is one of Voith’s main goals in the oil and gas industry, according to Voith Power, Oil & Gas VP Derain Pillay. The company...

AAMIG calls for increased Australian government focus on mining in Africa

The Australian government has been called on to take more notice of the nation’s important economic footprint in mining in Africa as well as in oil and gas. “Australia has a key role to play...

New ‘oil and gas’ hazardous area certification for Rockwell Automation & ACTOM

Rockwell Automation and local electro-mechanical equipment solutions provider ACTOM Electrical Machines have been awarded a hazardous area certification for the oil and gas industry by EXPLOLABS. The Exn certification was awarded subsequent to the testing...