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Equatorial Guinea moves to support prospective entrepreneurs by cutting bureaucratic obstacles with a One-Stop Shop for business incorporation.

15 Jan 2019 12:46 pm

Equatorial Guinea’s one-stop shop to allow investors and corporations to set up a business in sub-Saharan Africa’s fourth largest oil producer in seven days.

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Les Champs de Pétrole Marginaux Angolais et la Leçon Nigériane  

12 Jan 2019 01:39 pm

Ce que l’Angola peut apprendre de l’expérience nigériane en matière de champs pétroliers marginaux.

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Angolan Marginal Oilfields and the Nigerian Lesson

12 Jan 2019 01:36 pm

What Angola can learn from Nigeria as it creates remarkable opportunities for marginal oil production.

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Los Campos Petroleros Marginales Angoleños y la Lección Nigeriana

12 Jan 2019 01:32 pm

Lo que Angola puede aprender de Nigeria, que crea oportunidades excepcionales para la producción marginal de petróleo.

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Os Campos de Petroleo Marginais de Angola e a Lição Nigeriana

12 Jan 2019 01:32 pm

O que Angola pode aprender com a Nigéria, no momento em que abre oportunidades notáveis para a produção de petróleo a partir de campos marginais.

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Está a equipa do Presidente João Lourenço a conduzir à renascença da indústria do petróleo Angolana?

09 Jan 2019 11:01 am

Este é um mercado petrolífero que tem sido submetido a um grande escrutínio por muitos intervenientes do setor e não há dúvida de que esta indústria em Angola está num momento de profunda transformação.

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L’équipe du Président João Lourenço est-elle aux commandes de la reprise du secteur pétrolier angolais ?

09 Jan 2019 10:54 am

Il est maintenant clair que, lorsque le Président João Lourenço a promis de nettoyer l’administration du pays et de réorganiser son moteur économique, à savoir la compagnie pétrolière nationale Sonangol, il était sérieux.

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¿El equipo del presidente João Lourenço está impulsando el relanzamiento del petróleo en Angola?

09 Jan 2019 10:51 am

Las transformaciones en el sector petrolero de Angola impulsarán al país a un nivel de desarrollo y riqueza económica sustentable nunca antes visto.

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Is President João Lourenço’s Team Driving the Angolan Oil Rebound?

08 Jan 2019 11:00 am

The transformations in the Angolan oil sector are bound to propel the country into a level of development and sustainable economic wealth it has never seen before.

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Centurion Law Group expands team to support growing flexible legal services

08 Jan 2019 09:53 am

The Centurion Law Group has announced the hiring of Glenda Irvine-Smith and Unathi Twala as Director of Business Development & International Relations and Communications Coordinator respectively.

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South Africa’s carbon tax Bill to come into effect in 2019

18 Dec 2018 11:00 am

The carbon tax Bill was tabled in a bid to reduce CO2 emissions.

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“APPO Will Bring Big Surprises” – Massive Reforms Needed in Oil Producing Economies, says APPO Secretary General

18 Dec 2018 09:50 am

The Secretary General of the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) is calling for action on reforming Africa’s energy sector.

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Cape Town: Solar panels to be registered and authorized

12 Dec 2018 02:10 pm

The City of Cape Town to fine unregistered solar panel owners.

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South Africa to introduce new oil and gas legislation in 2019

05 Dec 2018 08:37 am

Mineral Resources Minister will lift the moratorium on the sector to attract investment.

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Angola pushes for local content in oil sector

29 Nov 2018 08:02 am

The Southern African country is due to approve a legislation for a clear outline on local content.

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Ghana’s electricity distribution to be regulated

28 Nov 2018 10:03 am

The country aims to have the regulations in place by 2021.

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South Sudan’s Oil and Power investment drive is a path towards lasting peace, stability and prosperity

23 Nov 2018 08:47 am

The African Energy Chamber is encouraged by the progress made in South Sudan’s oil sector after the peace agreement.

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Kenya: Energy regulator proposes Bill to fund mini grids

21 Nov 2018 08:27 am

The fund is said to develop solar power mini grids in the country.

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Equatorial Guinea: FDI in 2019 to Exceed $2.4 bn

16 Nov 2018 10:57 am

The direct total foreign investment expected in Equatorial Guinea for 2019 is over USD $2.4 billion.

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The African Energy Chamber Applauds Angola’s Move To Join The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF)

15 Nov 2018 02:17 pm

The African Energy Chamber congratulates Angola on becoming the sixth African country to join the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), after Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea.

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Nigeria’s Bill on energy theft discussed

15 Nov 2018 10:59 am

The Senate Committee on Power, Steel Development and Metallurgy outlined its plan for a law dealing with energy theft and vandalism in the West African country.

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Angola, Zambia partner to boost oil and gas sector

13 Nov 2018 08:01 am

An MoU was signed between the two countries to develop a new oil pipeline.

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Nigeria senate ready to pass Gas Flaring Prohibition Bill

06 Nov 2018 02:06 pm

The Bill, which is currently in its third reading, is set to be passed by December.

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Fortune Favours the Bold in Niger

05 Nov 2018 08:04 am

Niger's oil industry is about to take off. Bold explorers have made the first move - what next?

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Centurion Law Group Acquires Imani Africa Lawyers on Demand, Launches Africa-wide Flexible Legal Services Model

05 Nov 2018 07:44 am

Centurion Law Group now offers the cost savings and efficiency of a flexible legal services model through its acquisition of IMANI-Africa Lawyers on Demand.

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Ethiopia: new biofuel energy Bill in final stages of review

02 Nov 2018 12:49 pm

The East African country is looking to open the industry to the private sector.

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AfDB calls for higher representation of women in Africa’s power sector

30 Oct 2018 09:10 am

Women represent only 20 percent of employees in the sector.

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Global policymaking to open opportunities for energy efficiency

25 Oct 2018 10:29 am

Governments encouraged to work with the IEA to speed up policies for energy efficiency.

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South Sudan Resumes Oil Production, Seeks Investors

24 Oct 2018 07:50 am

South Sudan Oil & Power 2018 will highlight opportunities in November in Juba.

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Oranto Petroleum Granted Extension for Nigeria’s OPL 293 Oil and Gas Block

23 Oct 2018 07:16 am

The company applied for renewal of OPL 293 in 2012 and the renewal was granted on October 9, 2018.

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Algeria’s energy law to be ready by H1 of 2019

18 Oct 2018 01:11 pm

Algeria’s national energy firm, Sonatrach, will have its amended national energy law ready by the first half of 2019.

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Nigeria Energy Ministry seeking new policy framework to attract investment

17 Oct 2018 03:25 pm

Adequate energy on the cards as Nigeria looks towards new investment in its power sector.

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SA’s New Mining Charter needs regulation clarity

09 Oct 2018 01:27 pm

SA's revised Mining Charter, which was presented by Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe to cabinet last month, seeks to provide long-awaited policy certainty for potential investors.

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South Sudan Minister Focuses on New Oil & Gas Regulations in Nigeria Visit

04 Oct 2018 08:10 am

South Sudan's Minister of Petroleum met with President Mohammadu Buhari in Abuja.

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Interview: NJ Ayuk at Africa Oil & Power 2018

03 Oct 2018 01:20 pm

NJ Ayuk was interviewed on his views and experience with local content

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Local content key to developing Senegal’s oil & gas industry

21 Sep 2018 11:03 am

NJ Ayuk discusses key contributors in developing sustainable local content policy and infrastructure.

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‘Invest in local capacity building’, Senegal tells global oil investors

19 Sep 2018 01:00 pm

Senegal is determined to become the new frontrunner of Africa’s local content development.

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The African Continental Free Trade Agreement: Possibilities of A New Dawn for Cross Border Trade for Cameroon

17 Sep 2018 03:34 pm

Possibilities of A New Dawn for Cross Border Trade for Cameroon.

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Centurion at Africa’s Elite Energy Event

13 Sep 2018 09:41 am

Last week in Cape Town Centurion showcased its legal and advisory expertise.

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Centurion on Video: Pan-African, Pro-African

12 Sep 2018 03:37 pm

Because the legal and advisory service industry is constantly changing and evolving, something Centurion monitors closely, you’ll get the most flexible legal and advisory excellence. Watch the video below to find out about our services: 

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Putting Senegal on Africa’s local content map

03 Sep 2018 05:51 pm

This press release was originally published on the African Energy Chamber website. Johannesburg – The African Energy Chamber is organizing a forum on local content development in Senegal on September 13th, 2018, in Dakar’s Radisson Blu Hotel. Organized in..

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South African NGOs challenge proposed climate change bill

16 Aug 2018 02:25 pm

South African non-profit organizations call for tougher legislation in response to the proposed Climate Change Bill.

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Kenya: Parliament annuls solar water heating systems penalty

07 Aug 2018 11:05 am

Kenyan Parliament has annulled the $9 970 fine or one-year jail term for property developers and homeowners failing to install solar water heating systems in their buildings.

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Big Barrels re-launches in French, Spanish and German

06 Aug 2018 11:58 am

Big Barrels: Africa Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity to Hit the Shelves in French, Spanish and German

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Mining in Africa

30 Jul 2018 10:07 am

Although the Internet of Things (IoT) is creating “a huge wave” in Africa, as smart connected devices are being deployed at mines, there is further potential for smart devices and IoT to positively impact on mining operations in Africa,..

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NJ Ayuk Speaks on SABC News and at SAOGA Breakfast

30 Jul 2018 09:28 am

Last week, CEO of Centurion Law Group and Chairman of the African Energy Chamber, NJ Ayuk appeared on SABC news to discuss the sustainability of an elevated oil price, America’s anti-OPEC bill and Africa’s role in OPEC as a..

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Small Firms Represent African Oil and Power Entities With Big Results

25 Jul 2018 10:39 am

The paradigm for legal representation of Africa’s oil and power players is changing, with small firms taking a leading role.

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An African Perspective: No Good Will Come From NOPEC

24 Jul 2018 08:14 am

NOPEC seizes on American anti-OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries) sentiment and creates the appearance that Congress is taking steps to lower US gasoline prices before midterm elections this November.

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The Republic of Congo joins OPEC

23 Jul 2018 03:34 pm

The Republic of Congo on becoming Africa’s 7th country to join the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC).

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Nigerian Firm Invests $273m to Boost Local Content Development

23 Jul 2018 09:50 am

Mudiame International Limited to invest in developing local content and human capacity.

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Centurion CEO to Speak at SAOGA Networking Breakfast, July 27

20 Jul 2018 08:24 am

Centurion Law Group CEO NJ Ayuk to speak at the SAOGA networking breakfast in Johannesburg.

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Forum on Local Content Development in Senegal’s Oil & Gas Sector

11 Jul 2018 02:23 pm

Centurion Law Group is organizing a half-day forum on Senegal’s local content development in Dakar’s King Fahd Palace Hotel on September 13.

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Algeria: Energy law to be amended by 2019

19 Jun 2018 08:55 am

Algeria’s Energy Minister, H.E. Mustapha Guitouni has announced that amended energy laws would be ready by January or February 2019.

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Impacts for Africa as the US Exports Crude

23 May 2018 04:21 pm

Centurion Law Group sponsored a discussion by the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators on the impacts of the US exporting oil.

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OPEC Secretary General to be Honored as “Africa Oil Man of the Year”

18 May 2018 01:21 pm

H.E. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo to highlight the Africa Oil & Power conference in Cape Town hosted September 5-7 2018.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Download the updated reports

18 May 2018 10:51 am

Download the full updated Africa Energy Frontiers reports which include overviews of petroleum legislation, recent activities, major projects and tax considerations.

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Centurion Law Group at 174th OPEC Meeting

18 May 2018 09:08 am

Centurion Law Group alongside the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea to appear at 174th OPEC Meeting.

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Centurion Law Group and Guinea based SOC’s Lawyers Enter a Strategic Alliance

10 May 2018 10:25 am

Centurion Law Group has signed a strategic alliance agreement with Guinean law firm SOC’s Lawyers to facilitate growth and promote commercial activity in Guinea Conakry.

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The Republic of South Sudan Presses Forward with Local Content

07 May 2018 10:49 am

The Republic of South Sudan is establishing a local content framework to build its domestic capacity and provide more opportunities for its citizens.

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Congo et OPEP : un mariage de besoin mutuel

30 Apr 2018 01:03 pm

La République du Congo a beaucoup souffert pendant l’effondrement du pétrole ; et le président congolais, Denis Nguesso, a promis que le pays ne serait plus mis de côté – subissant les effets de la prise de décision mondiale..

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Congo and OPEC: A marriage of mutual need

30 Apr 2018 12:55 pm

NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group unpacks the opportunities for the Republic of Congo as it heads towards gaining OPEC membership.

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America As An Energy Importer: The Impact on Africa

13 Apr 2018 12:30 pm

Join Centurion Law Group and the Africa Chapter of AIPN in Ghana for the presentation on May 9, 2018.

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Top 5 Legal Regimes for Business in Africa

20 Mar 2018 07:32 am

Centurion Law Group compiles an extensive list of the Top 5 Legal Regimes for Doing Business in Africa.

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Using African Gas for Africa First

15 Mar 2018 01:38 pm

A private sector initiative called LNG2Africa is addressing one of the continent’s biggest lost opportunities, turning LNG into an African asset.

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Legal Regimes Promoting Business in Africa

14 Mar 2018 09:50 am

With Internet access and technologic advancement on the rise in Africa, the business sector is seeing the emergence of new industries.

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The Case for a Domestic Gas Industry in Cameroon

28 Feb 2018 10:22 am

Op-ed contributor Elias Pungong makes the case for revising Cameroon’s gas strategy.

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A Call for Protective Investment in South Sudan

21 Feb 2018 07:18 am

This government and the Ministry of Petroleum pledges to seize the opportunities to build a renewed energy business with South Sudan's international partners.

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How can technology positively impact the oil and gas industries in Africa?

19 Feb 2018 12:58 pm

Robotics, artificial intelligence and advanced analytics are opening up new opportunities for growth and improvement of Africa's energy sector.

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Paths of Profit, Not Destruction

13 Feb 2018 08:31 am

The Gulf of Guinea, onshore Nigeria and Cameroon and offshore areas, is vulnerable to oil industry disruption. How should producers proceed?

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How African Oil Exporters Can Make a Local Content Comeback

06 Feb 2018 02:29 pm

Now the oil price is in recovery, what's the outlook for local content?

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The Revised Uniform Act: More Efficient for Investors in OHADA Nations

31 Jan 2018 10:32 am

The OHADA Uniform Act on Arbitration underwent its first revision in 18 years. Under the revision, investors are to receive necessary safeguards while arbitration is promoted in OHADA Member States.

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Nigeria’s Lost Treasure

26 Jan 2018 03:36 pm

In the fight against gas flaring, leaders must be strong to defend Nigeria's future.

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Enabling Environments Needed to Spur Investment

26 Jan 2018 12:26 pm

NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, was an advocate for strong local content policies and creating an enabling environment for investors at AOP 2017.

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NJ Ayuk to Address South Africa Energy Community

24 Jan 2018 10:05 am

What's the outlook for South Africa's Energy Sector? NJ Ayuk Speaks at SAOGA's Networking Breakfast on February 8, 2018.

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Petroleum and Renewables: A Partnership with Promise

18 Jan 2018 12:27 pm

Renewable technology and hydrocarbons should work together to meet future African energy demand. 

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Centurion’s Top 5 From 2017

12 Jan 2018 12:20 pm

Centurion Law Group’s attorneys worked diligently throughout 2017 to bring you news and articles about doing business in Africa, and key trends in the oil, gas, mining, agriculture and other sectors. Here is a roundup of our Editors’..

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Local Content Must Be Inside Contracts

05 Jan 2018 01:08 pm

Centurion Law Group CEO NJ Ayuk played a pivotal role at Africa Oil & Power 2017 in Cape Town, speaking on the Policy & Law panel.

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Big Barrels: Making the Case

22 Dec 2017 12:51 pm

In a series of eight case studies Big Barrels looks at what African nations are doing right. See an introduction to each case study outlined in the videos here.

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Performance Boost Needed: Africa’s Agricultural Sector is Underachieving

15 Dec 2017 02:33 pm

The agricultural sector has the potential to boost economies. Strong leadership and commitment from both public and private sectors will prove key.

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South Sudan: Africa’s New Oil & Gas Powerhouse?

08 Dec 2017 11:36 am

South Sudan is on track to becoming a major player in Africa's oil and gas sector again.

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The Germany Africa Business Forum Promotes Cooperation

01 Dec 2017 11:53 am

NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, spoke at the forum about the untapped opportunities in many African markets.

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Equatorial Guinea Will Host GECF Gas Summit in 2019

27 Nov 2017 02:07 pm

Malabo, November 27, 2017 – Equatorial Guinea will host the fifth annual Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Gas Summit in 2019. Organized every two years, the GECF Gas Summit brings together Heads of State and government officials of the..

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The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation V. The Ministry of Petroleum Resources

20 Nov 2017 10:58 am

The struggle between Nigeria's oil ministry and the national oil company demonstrates a need for strong petroleum regulation.

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The Central African Republic Opens for Business

15 Nov 2017 01:48 pm

A business forum held in-country sought to apprise investors of the numerous business opportunities the country and enlighten them on the steps taken to ensure political stability and in-country security.

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Leaping backwards into darkness

14 Nov 2017 12:07 pm

As the Trump Administration backs out of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the fight against corruption in the hydrocarbons industry loses an important ally.

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Gambia, Eq. Guinea Ministers Speak at Cape Town Social

30 Oct 2017 04:33 pm

Centurion Law Group was proud to host a strategic networking event last week in Cape Town, featuring top industry executives and government officials from across the oil and power sectors in Africa.

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Centurion Sponsors South Sudan Oil & Power 2017

26 Oct 2017 12:21 pm

Centurion Law Group was proud to take part in South Sudan’s first ever energy and infrastructure conference held in Juba from Oct. 11-12.

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The Fight Against Illicit Financial Flows in Africa – A São Tomé and Príncipe Case

19 Oct 2017 12:28 pm

Fighting illicit financial flows in Africa is vital to ensuring that development resources remain within the continent.

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Centurion’s Adaku Ufere Named Attorney of the Year

19 Sep 2017 04:08 pm

Centurion’s Energy Practice Lead Adaku Ufere has been named Attorney of the Year by The African Legal Awards 2017.

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Choosing the Right Company Structure in Mauritius

15 Sep 2017 02:22 pm

As investors seek to open operations in Mauritius, a true key to success will be choosing the right way to register the company.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Tanzania

06 Sep 2017 06:45 am

A major gas discovery in 2012 thrust Tanzania into the international spotlight. Download our Africa Energy Frontiers report.

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Adaku Ufere Named Finalist for Attorney of the Year

25 Aug 2017 12:47 pm

Adaku Ufere, Energy Practice Leader for Centurion Law Group, has been named one of four finalists for African Legal Awards’ Attorney of the Year

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The 2017 National Gas Policy: A New Dawn in the Nigerian Gas Industry

17 Aug 2017 02:53 pm

Nigeria’s natural gas reserves, which account for three times its oil resources, is under-tapped and underutilised.

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Centurion is Hiring in Cameroon: Legal Intern

17 Aug 2017 11:39 am

Centurion Law Group, a leading pan-African legal and business advisory group, is hiring a Legal Intern for its Corporate Law Practice in Douala, Cameroon. The firm provides outsourced legal representation and covers a full suite of practice areas, including..

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Big Barrels Tells Africa’s Story

11 Aug 2017 03:31 pm

NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, is determined to tell Africa's story in his new book, Big Barrels: African Oil & Gas and the Quest for Prosperity.

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Gas-to-Power Can Drive African Industry

01 Aug 2017 03:10 pm

NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, was interviewed by DW News on how Africa can use its oil and gas resources to benefit the continent. 

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‘Big Barrels’ News Roundups

26 Jul 2017 09:31 pm

NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, has been interviewed throughout the world about his new book. Here, we collect some of these interviews.

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NJ Ayuk: ‘When Oil is Found, We Abandon Agriculture’

26 Jul 2017 11:56 am

CEO of Centurion Law Group NJ Ayuk was interviewed by eNCA about the issues of corruption and mismanagement in Africa’s oil and gas industry.

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Tanzania Mining Laws Under Scrutiny

24 Jul 2017 02:29 pm

CEO of Centurion Law Group NJ Ayuk was interviewed by CNBC Africa about the new mining laws in Tanzania. Among other things, the laws will give the governments the rights to renegotiate all current contracts and stipulates dispute resolution..

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Mozambique

20 Jul 2017 04:33 pm

Mozambique could quickly become one of Africa’s top gas producers.

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Centurion is Hiring in Ghana: Associate

19 Jul 2017 04:28 pm

Centurion is hiring an associate to be based in Ghana, with some travel in Africa possibly required. See more information about the role, including responsibilities and required experience, here. Centurion is a leading pan-African legal and business advisory group...

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Cameroon, Eq. Guinea to Jointly Develop Gas Fields

17 Jul 2017 01:46 pm

Cross border gas discoveries to be developed as a single resource.

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Big Barrels Breaks Sales Records

13 Jul 2017 02:49 pm

NJ Ayuk’s first book, Big Barrels: African Oil & Gas and the Quest for Prosperity, has broken sales records.

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Behind Mining Profits: The Disruption of Local Communities

10 Jul 2017 12:30 pm

The mining industry has the potential to create jobs and boost the economies of local communities.

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The G20 ‘Compact with Africa’: Advancing Economic Reform

07 Jul 2017 06:53 am

Germany aims to promote African growth under its G20 presidency.

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Channel Africa Interviews NJ Ayuk on Big Barrels

29 Jun 2017 09:50 am

NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, was interviewed by Channel Africa on his new book, Big Barrels.

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Big Barrels is About Finding Solutions

23 Jun 2017 12:27 pm

CEO of Centurion Law Group NJ Ayuk was interviewed by Deutsche Welle about his new book, Big Barrels.

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Centurion Law Group Prominent at Africa Oil & Power

15 Jun 2017 11:23 am

Centurion Law Group played a key role in the Africa Oil & Power 2017 conference held in Cape Town last week.

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Aberdeen Uni, Centurion Law Group Partner to Offer New Africa Energy Scholarship

07 Jun 2017 08:38 am

Centurion Law Group and the University of Aberdeen announced a new scholarship for Sub-Saharan African students.

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Centurion Successfully Advocates for E.G. OPEC Membership

26 May 2017 10:00 am

Agreement breaks the mould, with Centurion the first African law firm to facilitate an African nation’s entry into OPEC.

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Energy Practice Group Welcomes Zion Adeoye

17 May 2017 01:01 pm

Centurion Law Group is pleased to announce the hire of Zion Adeoye, a Nigerian national, who is joining Centurion’s high profile Energy Practice Group. Zion is an energy, finance and taxation lawyer with significant transaction experience in a wide..

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When Democracy Works: Trump Checked By Judicial System

12 May 2017 01:39 pm

President Donald Trump is already being checked by the United States judicial system.

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NJ Ayuk’s Big Barrels Leads the Way Forward to Africa Oil and Gas 2.0

03 May 2017 06:15 am

Big Barrels author NJ Ayuk, founder and CEO of Centurion Law Group, is an authority on the energy business and enterprise in Africa today.

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South Sudan “Open for Business” as First International Law Firm Enters Juba

18 Apr 2017 05:00 am

Pan-African law group Centurion and South Sudanese firm Awatkeer enter strategic alliance.

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Complexities in Financing Energy Projects in Africa

14 Apr 2017 10:17 am

The power sector is a fundamental building block for economic advancement in any country. Centurion staff write about the complexities of financing power in Africa.

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Centurion Law Group achieves top Chambers ranking

04 Apr 2017 08:47 am

Once again, Centurion Law Group has established its place as a top-tier law firm, ranking as Band 1 by Chambers & Partners.

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Centurion Law Group CEO named top energy lawyer

31 Mar 2017 02:52 pm

Once again, NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, was named one of the world’s top energy lawyers by Who’s Who Legal for 2017.

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Germany-Africa forum boosts relationships

30 Mar 2017 01:34 pm

The Germany-Africa Business Forum brought African and European leaders in government and business together in Berlin.

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Centurion in Berlin to Support Germany-Africa Relations

16 Mar 2017 09:30 am

Centurion CEO NY Ayuk to speak at inaugural Germany Africa Business Forum

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Local Content: Government Must Lead the Charge

08 Mar 2017 11:19 am

Local content regulations in Africa make the energy business fairer and cheaper. Governments have a critical role in improving the system.

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Trump scraps anti-corruption legislation on oil and gas

28 Feb 2017 12:44 pm

The Dodd-Frank Act, considered an important element of curbing corruption in oil and gas, has been dismantled under executive action taken by President Trump.

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EG Ronda deadline extended, results to be announced at AOP

28 Feb 2017 12:43 pm

Equatorial Guinea is extending the deadline for the EG Ronda to April 28.

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Webinar Series Launches with Ghana Edition

23 Feb 2017 04:18 pm

Centurion attorneys launch our New Horizons webinar series.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: São Tomé and Príncipe

14 Feb 2017 07:21 am

A true deepwater energy frontier in the Gulf of Guinea: São Tomé and Príncipe

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Setting up a Business in CEMAC

31 Jan 2017 08:25 am

Centurion reviews the procedures for setting up a business in Central Africa.

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Das Deutsche Afrika-Jahr Beginnt in Berlin

30 Jan 2017 03:45 pm

Afrika erlebt derzeit eine Revolution - und braucht hierzu Deutschlands Hilfe.

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Centurion Law Group’s Adaku Ufere to moderate AOP panel

26 Jan 2017 01:36 pm

One of West Africa’s leading young attorneys specializing in oil and gas will moderate the Frontier Exploration panel for the Africa Oil & Power.

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Growth 101: Get Registered

10 Jan 2017 10:22 am

Developing countries benefit from implementing simple, but effective registration systems for new companies entering the economy.

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Debt Recovery Key to Confidence

18 Dec 2016 09:09 am

The ability to recover debts, one of the great concerns for any business owner, is a key step in creating a stable environment for all investors.

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Plea Bargaining in Equatorial Guinea

16 Dec 2016 07:16 am

Plea bargaining, although not written into Equatorial Guinea’s constitution, is widely recognized and practiced and represents a valuable tool in the country’s legal system.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Uganda

29 Nov 2016 10:09 am

Boasting the largest onshore oil discovery in sub-Saharan Africa in two decades, Uganda is at the forefront of oil exploration in East Africa.

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South Africa Briefing: Downstream Oil and Gas

24 Nov 2016 08:36 am

South Africa's mid- and downstream oil and gas industry is highly integrated and serves as a major employer and an economic driver for the country.

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Gateway to Africa

24 Nov 2016 08:32 am

The “Mauritius Miracle” makes the small island country a prime place for investment, and also sets an example for other countries seeking a similar outcome.

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Adaku Ufere Named Leading Young Nigerian Lawyer

07 Nov 2016 02:50 pm

Energy Practice leader, Adaku Ufere, was named one of Nigeria's rising stars in the legal profession.

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The Race for the White House and its Implications for African Oil and Gas

01 Nov 2016 02:49 pm

The results of the US election will greatly impact African business.

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Making Natural Resources Work for All

31 Oct 2016 02:47 pm

Governments need to put in place local content structures and solid regulatory frameworks for oil, gas and minerals extraction.

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South Africa Briefing: When Strikes Cause Economic Loss

26 Oct 2016 02:45 pm

Both companies and employees need to know their rights under South Africa's legal system concerning strikes.

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Legal Frameworks for Data Protection in South Africa and Nigeria

07 Oct 2016 02:26 pm

Centurion examines the legal frameworks for data protection in Nigeria and South Africa.

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Legal Guide to Free Zones in Ghana

30 Sep 2016 02:17 pm

Ghana offers enticing incentives to invest in the nation's free zones.

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Riaan Becker Promoted to HR and Practice Director

27 Sep 2016 02:11 pm

Associate Attorney Riaan Becker will take on the new role of Human Resources and Practice Director.

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Partnerships in the Ghana Petroleum Sector

26 Sep 2016 02:07 pm

Centurion provides guidance on relevant legislation in the Ghana petroleum industry.

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La República de Guinea Ecuatorial facilita la creación de empresas

13 Sep 2016 06:11 am

Guinea Ecuatorial establece el Sistema de ventanilla.

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Equatorial Guinea champions trade facilitation in Central Africa

13 Sep 2016 06:08 am

Equatorial Guinea leaps towards a Single Window System.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Guinea-Bissau Report

06 Sep 2016 03:48 pm

The Africa Energy Frontiers series profiles Africa’s up-and-coming oil and gas nations.

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Juanita Nkene Mico Avomo to Lead Centurion Litigation Practice

25 Aug 2016 01:38 pm

Centurion appoints leading litigator to head our pan-African litigation practice.

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The Outlook for African Refineries

24 Aug 2016 08:48 am

Africa’s refineries are unable to meet the region’s increasing demand for petroleum products.

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Centurion is hiring: HR/Practice Director and Senior Associate

22 Aug 2016 11:31 am

Centurion seeks new team members in Malabo and Johannesburg.

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Pay It Forward in Johannesburg

18 Aug 2016 02:14 pm

On July 30 Centurion's South Africa office took part in the NPSPF Sector 3 Pay it Forward / Ubuntu event in Johannesburg, which is based on the concept of contributing to the community by paying kindness forward.

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Frequent Blackouts: Cameroon’s Plans to Increase Power Output

18 Aug 2016 06:57 am

Sub-Saharan Africa's power deficit reduces economic growth by as much as 3 percent of GDP and impacts business and quality of life in almost every sub-region. Cameroon is investing in a range of power initiatives to increase electricity supply.

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Interview with Energy Practice Leader Adaku Ufere

15 Aug 2016 06:44 am

Adaku Ufere leads Centurion's Energy Practice Group from the firm's Malabo office. In this interview, Adaku tells us about her fascination with the oil and gas industry, her plans for the Energy Practice Group, and sector trends in 2016.

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Standout Performers in African Renewables Investment

09 Aug 2016 09:24 am

African markets are open for investment in renewables and a number of standout performers are successfully harnessing their energy resources. In this Knowledge Series article, we take a look at what these nations have done right.

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Adaku Ufere to Lead Centurion Africa Energy Practice

03 Aug 2016 05:39 am

Senior Associate Adaku Ufere has been appointed as Centurion Law Group's Energy Practice Leader. The formation of the the Centurion Energy Practice Group with Adaku at its head cements our commitment to serving energy companies in Africa.

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Taxing Upstream Oil and Gas in Cameroon

02 Aug 2016 07:26 am

Cameroon’s oil and gas industry benefits from decades of development and, in recent years, a resurgence in interest from investors. A stable and well defined tax regime helps make costs clearer and liabilities easier to manage for companies.

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Centurion Students Excel in US Law Program

22 Jul 2016 07:41 am

Centurion congratulates Jennifer Riveiro Ilende and Beatriz Mayo Mangue on completing their Master of Laws (LLM) at Delaware Law, and Adalberto Ncogo Angono and Manuel Oliveira, who have been recognized for their excellent work in their ongoing studies.

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Africa Still Rising? Investment Trends in South Africa and on the Continent

13 Jul 2016 01:58 pm

Companies in South Africa and the continent at large are taking stock of the economic challenges in 2016, and reorganizing their businesses to better weather the downturn in commodities and currencies.

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South Africa Briefing: The Protection of Investment Act

12 Jul 2016 05:20 pm

South Africa’s Protection of Investment Act was passed at the end of 2015, and will replace a series of decades-old bilateral investment treaties. However, investors have voiced concerns about the new legislation.

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Who’s Who Legal Praises Outstanding Work in Energy Sector

27 Jun 2016 08:15 am

Centurion CEO NJ Ayuk has been recognized in the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: Energy as one of the global energy industry’s leading lawyers.

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Strategic Alliance Creates Leading Legal Services Provider in Central Africa

22 Jun 2016 09:44 am

Centurion Law Group has entered a key strategic alliance with Republic of Congo-based law firm Sutter & Pearce. Together, the firms represent Central Africa’s leading Africa-based legal services provider.

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Centurion CEO: Political Will and Leadership Will Resolve African border disputes

07 Jun 2016 06:02 pm

Centurion CEO NJ Ayuk says African countries should resort to diplomatic solutions to overcome territorial differences, as negotiating agreements could unlock a wealth of natural resources.

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Meet the Successful Applicants for our Business Mentorship Program

30 May 2016 12:00 am

We believe that great leaders need great mentors, and the Centurion Africa Business Mentorship Program gives us the chance to support African start-ups and SMEs through pro-bono legal services.

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Estela Nse Mansogo: “As an African woman, I refuse to accept that we can’t be the best”

27 May 2016 08:37 am

How We Made It In Africa sat down this week with our Equatorial Guinea Director Estela Nse Mansogo, for their ‘Meet the Boss’ segment. Learn more about Estela’s story, and her ambitions for Centurion.

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Cameroon Pushes for Infrastructure Progress

10 May 2016 10:48 am

The infrastructure deficit, in Cameroon as in much of Sub-Saharan Africa, hinders projects and slows economic growth. In 2009, the Cameroonian government outlined plans to radically improve its energy, transportation, telecommunications and construction facilities.

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Mining Challenges in West Africa

05 May 2016 03:39 pm

Director of our South Africa office Lovelyn Bassey was interviewed this week by the publication Mining Weekly. The article examines the challenges faced by mining firms in West Africa in 2016.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: South Sudan

22 Apr 2016 10:33 am

This week, we publish our Africa Energy Frontiers guide to South Sudan. South Sudan is the world’s newest nation, having gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, and is a mature oil producer with great potential.

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South Africa Briefing: Corporate Governance and Overseas Directors

19 Apr 2016 05:54 am

Corporate governance issues can trip up directors of the foreign subsidiaries of South African firms. Our Knowledge Series article looks at the how the Companies Act applies to directors in and out of South Africa.

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Lessons from our Neighbours: Local Content in Cameroon’s Oil and Gas Sector

13 Apr 2016 06:56 am

African oil and gas producers now provide plenty of examples of local content legislation done the right way. Cameroon can learn some valuable lessons from its neighbours, Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea.

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South Africa HQ Launch Party

07 Apr 2016 07:50 am

Our firm reached a new milestone last week, with the official launch party of the new Centurion HQ in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Pro Bono Services for Entrepreneurs, Now All Over Africa

06 Apr 2016 02:06 pm

Centurion Law Group is built on the belief that African entrepreneurs and innovators are the future of this great continent. In February we set up our Business Mentorship Program, offering free legal services to small and medium sized companies.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Kenya

01 Apr 2016 03:34 pm

This week, we publish our Africa Energy Frontiers guide to Kenya. Kenya is on its way to becoming East Africa’s first oil producer.

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Official Opening of our New Headquarters in Johannesburg

31 Mar 2016 10:01 am

Centurion Law Group, a pan-African law conglomerate, has opened its new headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, strategically positioning itself to offer continent-wide expertise and insight to local and international businesses.

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Tips for Young Attorneys, Advice on Drafting & Negotiation

30 Mar 2016 07:32 am

Special Counsel Norman Nadorff has worked all over the world as an oil and gas attorney. In this week's video series, he provides tips for young attorneys in the energy industry.

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South Africa Briefing: Arbitrations in the Context of Business Rescue

28 Mar 2016 12:15 am

The stakes are high when creditors are pursuing claims against a financially distressed company. Our South Africa associates examine the moratorium on legal proceedings against companies under business rescue in the context of a Supreme Court of Appeals decision.

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Centurion Extends its Pan-African Reach with New Energy Specialists

22 Mar 2016 03:25 pm

Centurion Law Group, the pre-eminent pan-African law conglomerate, is pleased to announce the hire of three new attorneys. The lawyers will help build on Centurion’s high-profile energy practice and extend the group’s reach across the continent.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Liberia

21 Mar 2016 07:54 am

This week, we publish our Africa Energy Frontiers guide to Liberia. Liberia’s oil and gas industry is undeveloped and its offshore is underexplored. Still, new regulations and contract regimes have prepared the market for a surge in activity.

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The Central African CFA Franc: Catalyst for Cross Border Business

17 Mar 2016 03:59 pm

The common currency of Central and West Africa, the CFA franc, is one of the world’s most successful currency unions. The Centurion Knowledge Series looks at how the currency creates cross border business in Central Africa.

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Transparency and Pre-Contractual Documents

14 Mar 2016 08:21 am

Last month Centurion Special Counsel Norman Nadorff spoke at the NAPE Summit on how seemingly similar-looking agreements can differ across oil and gas jurisdictions.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Madagascar

09 Mar 2016 04:32 pm

This week, we publish our Africa Energy Frontiers guide to Madagascar. Recovered from the political instability of 2009, Madagascar has been positioning itself as a business friendly market for companies interested in frontier oil exploration.

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‘Forget The Beverly Hillbillies’ – How Contracts Work

09 Mar 2016 08:07 am

The following excerpt is taken from an article in E&P Magazine by Velda Addison, which features Norman Nadorff, special counsel for Centurion Law Group.

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Studying Oil and Gas Law in Angola

01 Mar 2016 09:15 am

Norman J. Nadorff, Centurion Special Counsel and Adjunct Professor of Law at the University of Texas Law School, counts the creation of the Oil and Gas LLM program at Agostinho Neto University as one of his career's highlights.

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Spotlight on Special Counsel Norman Nadorff

26 Feb 2016 09:31 am

Centurion Law Group welcomed Special Counsel Norman J. Nadorff to the team in 2015. With over three decades in oil and gas law in Africa, Norman brings a unique experience to our firm.

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New Mentorship Program Offers Support for African Start-ups

19 Feb 2016 04:18 pm

Centurion Group's Pro Bono initiative will extend free legal services to start-up companies and small and medium-sized enterprises to support young entrepreneurs. Centurion will pilot the program in Cameroon and expand to other countries.

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Africa Unlocked: our networking event in Johannesburg

10 Feb 2016 12:16 pm

We request the pleasure of your company at the inaugural Africa Unlocked networking event hosted by Centurion Law Group. Africa Unlocked is a top tier networking event aimed at stimulating high-level discussion on a multitude of issues.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Sierra Leone

04 Feb 2016 08:42 am

Sierra Leone has overcome civil war and an ebola outbreak to emerge as a standout performer.

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Africa’s 10 to Watch in Oil and Gas

27 Jan 2016 03:34 pm

Pay close attention to these 10 people, companies and trends in African oil and gas. These are the ones to watch in 2016.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Angola

12 Jan 2016 12:01 pm

The third biggest economy by GDP in Sub-Saharan Africa and the continent’s second biggest oil producer, Angola has a highly developed and advanced oil industry.

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Angola’s Probity Laws: The Will To Combat Corruption

02 Dec 2015 07:10 pm

We examine Angola’s legal framework for dealing with accountability and transparency.

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E.G. in Miami

10 Nov 2015 02:06 pm

Centurion Special Counsel Norman J. Nadorff recently gave a lecture at the University of Miami on careers in oil and gas law, with a special mention going to Equatorial Guinea and Centurion Law Group.

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Centurion Accredited as National Expert in Power Sector

10 Nov 2015 11:21 am

Centurion Law Group has been accredited as a National Expert in electricity regulation by Getting The Deal Through.

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Spotlight on Centurion

10 Nov 2015 09:16 am

Learn about Centurion’s vision for law and business in Africa from our CEO NJ Ayuk.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Equatorial Guinea

19 Oct 2015 01:43 pm

Equatorial Guinea is the third largest oil producer in Sub-Saharan Africa and is promoting a range of industrial projects to gain value from its hydrocarbon resources.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Gabon

14 Oct 2015 04:29 pm

One of Africa's oldest producers, Gabon's oil and gas sector has been reinvigorated by new deepwater exploration and a reform of hydrocarbons legislation in 2014.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: South Africa Special Edition

09 Oct 2015 12:49 pm

South Africa's energy sector is well regulated with huge opportunities in the power sector, shale gas, processing industries and offshore exploration.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Chad

30 Sep 2015 12:24 pm

Chad has Africa’s 10th largest oil reserves but its output has been slipping in recent years because of maturing fields.

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Former BP, Conoco Legal Counsel joins Centurion Law Group

26 Sep 2015 08:54 am

Norman J. Nadorff will join the group as Special Counsel effective November 1. He will be based in Houston and will serve as both an advisor to the firm and as a legal practitioner.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Ethiopia

24 Sep 2015 03:03 pm

Ethiopia is largely unexplored and its oil and gas industry is undeveloped, but foreign upstream firms have flocked to the country in recent years.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Cameroon

10 Sep 2015 12:24 pm

Cameroon is now experiencing an uptick in production, revitalizing a previously declin- ing sector. Dedication to gas development and an increase in oil production in 2014 point to a fresh round of opportunities in this mature province.

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Centurion Expands to Cameroon

08 Sep 2015 11:33 am

Centurion Law Group is continuing its pan-African expansion with the opening of an office in Cameroon this month.

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Centurion Summer Associate Program Now Open for 2016

03 Sep 2015 08:21 pm

Following the success of its Summer Associate Program this year, Centurion Law Group has announced that it is welcoming applications for a second program in the summer of 2016 at the firm’s offices in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Comoros

25 Aug 2015 11:16 am

The Comoros archipelago borders massive gas discoveries in Tanzania and Mozambique to the west, but oil and gas exploration activity has been limited to date.

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Africa Energy Frontiers: Congo Brazzaville

12 Aug 2015 09:05 am

The geological features and legal framework of Congo Brazzaville (known formally as The Republic of the Congo) have made the country an attractive oil and gas province, despite its reduced oil output in recent years.

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New Posts and Mergers at Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy and GEPetrol

29 Jun 2015 06:47 am

The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced new government appointments and mergers of key internal departments.

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Bringing Industry to Mbini

10 Jun 2015 07:37 am

The government of Equatorial Guinea is applying an industrial city model to secure foreign investment and diversify the country’s economy.

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New Appointments in Equatorial Guinea Government

25 May 2015 08:57 am

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, last month reshuffled the cabinet, making some key changes to positions at important departments and ministries.

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Local Content and the Petroleum Industry

19 May 2015 07:43 am

Equatorial Guinea has laid the legal foundations for local content. In our latest African Knowledge Series feature, we explore the impact of the regulations on the oil and gas business.

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Meet Equatorial Guinea’s Leaders in China

20 Apr 2015 08:40 am

On April 30, the Government of Equatorial Guinea will host the year’s biggest and best opportunity for investors in Asia to meet the country’s leadership and learn about the top investment opportunities.

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New Book Explains African Upstream Oil and Gas Laws

23 Mar 2015 04:16 pm

Investment interest in Africa’s petroleum industry continues to grow, and with it comes a greater need to understand and comply with laws that govern the sector all over the continent.

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Centurion is Equatorial Guinea’s top law firm in 2015

16 Mar 2015 10:19 am

Centurion LLP has firmly established its reputation for excellence. For the second year running, the practice has been listed as Equatorial Guinea’s top-ranked legal firm by Chambers & Partners.

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The Rise of Equatorial Guinea’s Oil and Gas Industry

04 Mar 2015 04:28 pm

At the Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit last week in Johannesburg, Centurion’s Senior Associate Attorney, Eric Ruben Huertas Morales, gave a presentation on Equatorial Guinea’s oil and gas regulations and its petroleum licensing regime.

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Doing Business in the OHADA Zone

18 Feb 2015 03:17 pm

In the first article of Centurion's African Knowledge Series we look at how the OHADA laws make doing business in Africa better.

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Centurion Expands African Business Presence with New Office and Legal Summit Partnership

29 Jan 2015 02:51 pm

Centurion Law Firm is proud to announce it is expanding into South Africa and strengthening its position in the energy law field as a Premium Knowledge Partner of the 2015 Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit.

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Join Centurion at the Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit

22 Jan 2015 03:57 pm

Centurion is the Premium Knowledge Partner for the Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit 2015, to be held in Johannesburg on February 24-26.

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African Energy Ministers and Law Experts to Convene in Johannesburg to Tackle the Latest Legal Isues in the Oil & Gas Industry

14 Jan 2015 05:55 pm

The Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit 2015 along with its Pre-Summit Masterclas wil be held on February 24-26 at the Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton in Johanesburg.

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AFRICA OIL & GAS LEGAL SUMMIT 2015

14 Jan 2015 05:34 pm

Join us at the Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit 2014.

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Centurion’s Employees Return Back to Malabo After Successfully Completing Educational Training Programs in the US

06 Jan 2015 08:18 pm

Two national groups have travelled to the different parts of the United States and enrolled in some of the most respected universities in the country.

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National Content As The Backbone for Horizon 2020

06 Jan 2015 08:06 pm

There is a need for increased contribution from the petroleum industry in the local economy.

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Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit 2015 – February 25-26 (Johannesburg, South Africa)

29 Dec 2014 10:43 pm

This Summit comes at an exciting time for Africa's oil and gas industry as it continues its stride to become a global oil and gas powerhouse.

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Spike seen in African offshore disputes, oil companies watching

26 Dec 2014 07:49 pm

frican maritime boundary disputes are expected to rise dramatically, potentially curbing exploration and creating uncertainty in ownership over tens of billions of barrels of oil, industry experts say.

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Equatorial Guinea approves New Local Content regulation for Oil and Gas Sector

26 Dec 2014 06:52 pm

Read a letter from Centurion Law Group's CEO, NJ Ayuk, about the new local content regulations in Equatorial Guinea.

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Official Invitation: Oil and Gas Workshop Malabo Sept 29th to Oct 10

26 Dec 2014 06:13 pm

A new training workshop will be hosted in association with Mr. Michael Bunter of the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy of the University of Dundee.

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Centurion Announces Sponsorship of Africa Oil Week

24 Oct 2014 05:14 pm

The Centurion, LLP law firm is proud to announce its participation as the Official Africa Energy Law Sponsor of the 21st Annual Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, South Africa.

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EG Full house!!!!!!!!

15 Aug 2014 09:18 pm

There was a full house at the Equatorial Guinea Economic Forum.

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Ashurst oil and gas briefing: Equatorial Guinea launches oil and gas licensing round

15 Aug 2014 09:12 pm

Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy (“MMIE”) of Equatorial Guinea announced on 16 June 2014 that a licensing round will open on 1 July 2014.

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Thank You from Centurion

15 Aug 2014 08:06 pm

Centurion successfully completed our oil and gas law and contracts training program in Malabo from July 21st to 26th.

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The Oil & Gas Week

15 Aug 2014 08:04 pm

The most urgent step that must be taken is for the oil and gas industry to adopt a true local content effort to developing the industry.

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Opportunities for U.S. law firms to consult on projects in African nations are growing

06 Aug 2013 03:52 pm

Opportunities for U.S. law firms to consult on projects in African nations are growing, and companies here and abroad are increasingly turning to law firms to help do deals, navigate regulations and develop infrastructure projects.

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Stable Gains

08 Jul 2013 03:27 pm

Centurion Law Group's CEO, NJ Ayuk, gives an overview of balancing developing Africa's natural resources and attracting international investors with the need to provide national benefit.

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Equatorial Guinea Law firm of the Year 2012

19 Dec 2012 10:04 pm

I want to thank you for your support this year. Today we were informed by ACQ Global Awards that Centurion Law firm was voted, the Oil and Gas law firm of the year in Equatorial Guinea.

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Equatorial Guinea Deepens Ties With Chinese Energy Firms

23 Jul 2012 04:29 pm

Equatorial Guinea is seeking to deepen ties with Chinese energy companies as the country works to improve power infrastructure and increase output of crude and natural gas.

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Behind the scenes: TOGY talks to NJ AYUK. Centurion LLP is recognized internationally

23 Jul 2012 03:56 pm

With a team of seven in-house lawyers from around the world, Centurion was created in 2007 to provide legal services to oil and gas firms in Equatorial Guinea.

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Oil and Gas Affirmative Action. Making Local Content everyone’s Responsibility.

23 Jul 2012 03:31 pm

Centurion has advised the governments of South Sudan, Niger and Uganda on local content policies and has worked with international oil companies on contracts.

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Major Assets: Malabo is ready for further investment.

23 Jul 2012 03:09 pm

Equatorial Guinea has taken the necessary steps to let investors see the country as a business destination.

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Sinochem Sign Preliminary Crude-Oil Agreement in Equatorial Guinea

23 Jul 2012 10:22 am

Equatorial Guinea and Sinochem Group signed a preliminary agreement to ship crude to China in exchange for credit for infrastructure.

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Behind the scenes: TOGY talks to NJ AYUK

22 Jul 2012 01:08 am

TOGY talks to Centurion Law Group's CEO NJ Ayuk about the regulatory systems in Equatorial Guinea.

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Oil & Gas conference session on Legal trends in Africa

05 Jun 2012 09:01 pm

The Gulf of Guinea Oil & Gas Conference is coming up.

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Centurion LLP is recognized internationally

09 Apr 2012 05:01 pm

The prestigious international publication Chambers & Partners has selected Centurion LLP as the law firm with the most projection in Equatorial Guinea.

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Golf Tournament comes to Equatorial Guinea

09 Apr 2012 04:45 pm

On November 19th, the 'Driving Range Shoot tournament' was organized by the Sipopo company. It was hospted at the Hotel Sofitel Sipopo Le Golf and was an outstanding success.

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A “tremendous resource in Equatorial Guinea”

19 Mar 2012 05:11 pm

Centurion Law Firm has been featured by Chamber and Partners, a directory of the worlds leading lawyers, regarding general business law in Equatorial Guinea.

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News briefs from the field

06 Sep 2011 08:18 am

Perupetro to hold new exploration round, Electricity focus for Equatorial Guinea, BPMigas reduces production forecast, Placing blame on an environmental crisis , Saudi commissions solar power plant.

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TOGY talks to Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

03 Sep 2011 12:52 am

Chairman of the African Union and host of the upcoming Africa and South America Conference, Equatorial Guinea is becoming a powerhouse of a new more independent

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Oil and charity

03 Sep 2011 12:39 am

This small nation in the Gulf of Guinea is the setting for one of the oil sector’s finest examples of charitable giving.

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Firma de MOU entre GEPetrol, Vanco Overseas Energy Limited y LUKOIL Overseas Holding Limited

23 Aug 2011 02:37 pm

Firma de MOU entre GEPetrol, Vanco Overseas Energy Limited y LUKOIL Overseas Holding Limited Comunicado del Ministerio de Minas, Industria y Energía acerca de la firma del Memorándum de Entendimiento para el análisis de datos en bloques libres de exploración.

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TOGY talks to Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima

23 Aug 2011 02:32 pm

Delegate Minister of Mines, Energy and Industry, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, has been a driving force behind the modernisation of Equatorial Guinea’s resources. In 2011 he finalized agreements with a number of new companies.

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Entering Equatorial Guinea with the Right Local Partner

03 Feb 2011 05:14 pm

The right local partner is necessary to do business in Equatorial Guinea as an international player.

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Taxation in Equatorial Guinea

19 Jan 2011 05:53 pm

This summary outlines everything you need to know or consider when thinking about doing business in Equatorial Guinea and dealing with tax issues.

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Operating in Equatorial Guinea: Guide to Employment Law

19 Jan 2011 05:51 pm

The employer/employee relationship in Equatorial Guinea is currently the subject of numerous legal rules.

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Equatorial Guinea Says It Has Enough Gas for Second LNG Train

19 Jan 2011 05:50 pm

Equatorial Guinea has enough natural-gas reserves for a second liquefied gas production plant, according to a presidential adviser.

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Africa benefits from global energy consumption surge

19 Jan 2011 05:49 pm

The world’s unquenchable thirst for energy is expected to strengthen Africa’s position as an international investment location. This in turn will boost the continent’s economy and benefit ordinary Africans.

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Equatorial Guinea picks KBR for refinery

19 Jan 2011 05:47 pm

Equatorial Guinea has picked U.S. engineering firm KBR Inc (KBR.N) to design a planned 20,000 barrel per day oil refinery, a senior government official said on Tuesday.

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Equatorial Guinea May Decide on $2.2 Billion LNG Plant in 2012

19 Jan 2011 05:43 pm

Sept. 28 (Bloomberg) — Equatorial Guinea may decide to build a $2.2-billion liquefied natural gas plant in 2012, according to Gabriel Obiang Lima, a vice minister of mines, industry and energy. The unit would be the second in the..

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