LIBREVILLE – Oil workers will end a strike at French firm Maurel and Prom’s Onal field in Gabon on Wednesday after a deal was reached to reinstate dismissed personnel, according to the agreement, which was seen by Reuters on Tuesday. Read more
The Energy Committee of the Egyptian Parliament plans to contact its Ministry of Petroleum to get to the bottom of why the petroleum shipment from Aramco was suspended earlier this month.
Senegal celebrates the commissioning and grid connection of the 20MW Senergy 2 solar PV power plant, which is a milestone ahead of COP22 next month.
Three Russian sailors arrested in Libya for fuel smuggling in 2015 have been released just 24 hours after a visit by Russian MPs with Presidency Council head Ahmed Maetig yesterday in Tripoli.
Nigeria’s recent drive for renewable energy deployment has earned it the rights to lead west African countries in implementing the Paris Climate Change Agreement.
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Nano-technology could come to the rescue of ailing gold companies. A new recovery method using nano-technology promises to improve gold recoveries by upwards of 40%, and in some tests has achieved improvements of an astonishing 90%. For marginal mine operators, this is could clearly be a game changer.
In Africa 60 million people are using off grid solar panel systems for cheaper, cleaner and more reliable energy. Read more
WASHINGTON – The World Bank’s commercial lending arm on Tuesday said it has committed $27 million in senior debt financing to a new Sierra Leone independent power plant project and has secured another $109 million in financing and investments from other development institutions. Read more
LUANDA – Angola’s Supreme Court has asked President José Eduardo dos Santos to respond to an inquiry on why he appointed his daughter as head of the state oil firm, according to court documents seen by Reuters. Read more
The Department of Petroleum Resources(DPR), in line with its regulatory mandate of ensuring sustainable development of Nigeria’s oil and gas resources hereby invites applications from suitably qualified University/Polytechnic Graduates as well as experienced and skilled professionals to fill the underlisted vacancies: Read more
Egypt will see three new solar plants launched in the governorate of Al Wadi Al Gadeed. The plants will have a combined generating capacity of 6 MW will be funding by the UAE,according to the Al Watan newspaper. Read more
One of the late Bangwato regent Tshekedi Khama’s greatest contributions to Botswana is protection of the country’s mineral rights, historian Michael Crowder has insisted. Read more
Despite its mineral resources, the SADC region has the worst health and poverty gap on the planet, the Chairperson of the Bench Marks Foundation, Bishop Dr Jo Seoka, said this morning in Braamfontein. Read more