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Tanzania’s geothermal energy plant to commence work in 2021

Tanzania’s government has revealed that it will commence construction of a geothermal energy power plant in Lake Ngozi, Mbeya Region in 2021. This was made known by the Tanzania Geothermal Development Company, TGDC. The company’s General Manager according to Dailynews, Mr. Kato Kabaka who spoke at a recent workshop for the parliamentary

Aker Energy announces $4.5 million capacity-building support in Ghana

Aker Energy has pledged $4.5 million in support for the Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity-Building (AOGC) program in Ghana. The program is designed to enhance the competencies and expertise of Ghanaians in the oil and gas sector. The AOGC program is the latest phase of several capacity-building initiatives in Ghana. The Petroleum Commission-led

Nigerian energy firm leverages technology to address challenges

Mafuta Energy Services Nigeria Limited has stated that it would continue to leverage new technologies to deploy solutions in the oil and gas sector, as a way of contributing its own quota to the development of the upstream sector of the economy. According to The Guardian, the Co-founder and CEO Mafuta Energy Services, Onochie Onyetenu,

NDB signs $300m loan agreement with DBSA for South Africa’s energy sector

The New Development Bank, NDB and Development Bank of Southern Africa, DBSA recently signed a $300 million Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction and Energy Sector Development Project loan agreement. According to Banker Africa, under the Greenhouse Gas Emissions reduction and energy sector development project, BRICS bank would support renewable

USTDA endorse Eko Petrochemical Refinery

The United States Trade and Development Agency, USTDA, has revealed that it is committed to supporting Eko Petrochemical and Refining Company Limited and its construction. Mr Thomas Hardy, USTDA’s acting Director, disclosed this at the weekend, during the inspection of 20,000 barrel per day (bpd) modular refinery located at Tomaro Island Port

ABB and BP sign MEC agreement

Swiss multinational ABB and British BP have both signed a global Main Electrical Contractors (MEC) agreement. The deal warrants that ABB will provide BP with engineering, procurement and construction of electrical equipment for the company’s upstream major capital projects. As contained in the agreement, ABB aims to deliver ‘innovation,

Turkey moves to express interest in Cameroon’s energy sector

The Turkish Government and investors from the country are interested in Cameroon’s energy sector’s production and distribution of electricity. This was disclosed by Turkey’s Ambassador to Cameroon, Ayse Sarac, during a courtesy visit to Cameroon’s Minister of Water Resources and Energy, Gaston Eloundou Essomba. Investing in Cameroon’s water

Nigeria, India agree to deepen collaboration on energy sector

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation recently reached an agreement with the Republic of India to work closely to boost energy security for Nigeria and India. This agreement was made yesterday after a courtesy visit in Abuja by Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Abhay Thakur to the Group Managing Director of the

Flared gas could boost electricity – DPR

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has said that Nigeria can harness gas being flared at 118 flare locations in Niger Delta to boost electricity supply. DPR said about 3,000 megawatts is likely to be generated adding that 178 gas flare sites contributes about 11 per cent to gas production which puts Nigeria as 7th gas flare country in
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