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What is Gabon’s new approach to local content?
24 Sep 2019

Amongst landmark regulatory developments that have marked the second half of this year in Africa is the adoption of Law N. 002/2019 of July 16th, 2019 on regulating the hydrocarbons sector in the Republic of Gabon.

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US Firm Pioneer Energy Exec says “Billions at Play” gives a roadmap for attracting US Investment to Africa
10 Sep 2019

Johannesburg, South Africa — Leading African energy attorney NJ Ayuk is confident that a more equitable and prosperous Africa is within reach. He outlines the avenues individuals, companies and governments can pursue to realize that future in his new book, Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy and Doing Deals. Among other things, Ayuk believes Africans […]

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Time to Make Energy Work for Africa
2 Sep 2019

It is long past time that we made energy work for Africa. It is past time that Africa’s natural resources benefited Africans; that every African had access to electricity; and that the wealth created by oil and gas would lead to the sustainable development of African economies.

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You think West Africa’s LNG-to-power projects are lingering? Zoom in on Benin.
5 Aug 2019

With a population of less than 12 million and a GDP of $10.35bn in 2018, Benin is often overshadowed by its massive neighbour, Nigeria. Yet as African countries try to revitalize their energy sector, bring in private capital and develop gas-to-power, it is in West Africa and Benin that observers should look for positive developments. With […]

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