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South Africa: Gas-focused drilling and seismic campaigns invigorate activity

Australian independent joint venture company Afro Energy is preparing to move ahead with a three-well onshore drilling campaign, injecting further momentum into South African upstream activity as the landmark Upstream Petroleum Resources Development Bill, published in June, awaits parliamentary approval.

Issue 446 - 24 September 2021

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Ghana can’t resist intervening in transition-challenged oil industry

Like so many governments, President Nana Akufo-Addo’s administration is struggling with the challenges and contradictions of energy transition in Ghana. Oil and gas (O&G) projects are under pressure, having been seen as a crucial way to boost revenues – which have fed into treasury coffers since the Jubilee field development – and drive power generation and industrial development, and create vital jobs.

Issue 444 - 26 August 2021


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