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ALGERIA: New Illizi Basin gas find; ANGOLA: Subsea 7 wins BP contract; REPUBLIC OF CONGO (BRAZZAVILLE): Murphy begins oil production, makes discovery; REPUBLIC OF CONGO: SOCO spuds first Marine XI well; REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Dry well on Marine IX; EGYPT: Dana gas finds; EGYPT: Eni starts subsea gas production at North Bardawil; LIBYA: ExxonMobil drills first deep-water well; NIGERIA: Afren takes 28% stake in Okwok; NIGERIA: KNOC wins lawsuit against government; NIGERIA/SAO TOME: Addax starts JDZ drilling; SENEGAL: Shell pulls out of deal; TANZANIA: Upstream players create trade association; ZAMBIA: Government extends licensing round deadline

Egypt | Nigeria | Libya | Zambia | Congo Brazzaville | Algeria | Tanzania | Senegal
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The Nigeria-focused Sirius Petroleum, previously known as Global Gaming Technologies, has announced that it has negotiated financing from a London-based family office trust, Capital Investment Office (CapInvest), for a potential marginal oil field project. Sirius, whose shares are listed on the London

Nigeria
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Gazprom’s joint venture with Nigeria has boosted a project that continues to attract the backing of governments and IOCs despite continuing doubts over its commercial viability

Niger | Nigeria | Algeria
Issue 169 - 05 September 2009

Trans-Saharan Gas Pipeline pros

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Algerian demand – although officials are adamant that Sonatrach has sufficient reserves to meet long-term demand, there are growing indications that Algiers may need Nigerian gas to meet export commitments. At the Algeria-US Energy Forum organised by the US-Algeria Business Council in Washington DC earlier this year, Energy and Mines Minister Chakib Khelil admitted that “the TSGP is necessary

Nigeria | Algeria
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The nation has been transfixed by the Niger Delta crisis, as the Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta’s attack on a jetty in Lagos and subsequent 60-day ceasefire offer took the conflict to a new level.

Nigeria
Issue 166 - 04 July 2009

Bitumen exploration in Nigeria

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Nigeria has a long history of mining. It was once a large gold producer, the sixth largest global exporter of tin ore and a big exporter of coal in the early 1960s

Nigeria
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EGYPT: Distribution tender; NIGERIA: Generation falls further; TANZANIA/UGANDA: Kagera hydro project to go ahead

Egypt | Nigeria | Uganda | Tanzania
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Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to pay $15.5m to the Ogoni people to settle a long-running court case brought in the United States under the Alien Tort Claims Act.

Nigeria
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All sides are talking about building confidence, but with IOCs fearful that the landmark Petroleum Industry Bill will slash their profits, and Nigerian politicians keen to influence policy across the sector, the timetable for vital energy industry reforms is slipping ever further behind.

Nigeria
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The World Bank Group board has approved $600m of assistance to the power and gas sectors, comprising $200m in International Development Association soft loans for network investments and technical assistance to improve electricity supply, and $400m in partial risk guarantees (PRGs) to support domestic gas market development.

Nigeria
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No one doubts Dr Rilwanu Lukman’s pedigree in the Nigerian oil industry, but his return as oil minister last year, formalising his central role in shaping the Yar’Adua administration’s policy,

Nigeria
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BOTSWANA: More power from Mozambique; KENYA: KPLC seeks bids for HFO plants; MOZAMBIQUE: EdM seeks substation bids; NIGERIA: GE tie-up; SOUTH AFRICA: Koeberg maintenance; UGANDA: Fichtner to study Isimba hydro project

Kenya | Mozambique | Botswana | Nigeria | Uganda | South Africa
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ANGOLA: New find on Block 31; ANGOLA: First oil from Morsa West; ANGOLA: Total gives CGGVeritas 4D inversion project; CHAD: New find for CNPC; EGYPT: BG begins Phase V gas production from WDDM; EGYPT: East Mediterranean Gas in repricing deal; LIBYA: Petrobras drills in Area 18; MOROCCO: New gas find for Circle; NIGERIA: Oando wins swamp drilling contract; NIGERIA: Acergy to revamp Mobil platforms

Egypt | Angola | Chad | Nigeria | Libya | Morocco
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TUNISIA: Perenco inaugurates new pipeline; NIGERIA: Total starts Akpo gas supply to NLNG

Nigeria | Tunisia
Issue 164 - 06 June 2009

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New find on Block 31 Sonangol and BP have announced an 18th discovery on ultra-deep Block 31 with the Oberon-1 well. Located in the southern part of the block some 4.3km north-east of the Dione discovery,the well was drilled in a water depth of 1,624metres, reaching a total depth of 3,622 metres. Test results confirmed the capacity of the reservoir to flow more than 5,000 b/d under production conditions.First oil from Morsa West Process system integrators DPS have announced the start of oil production from Sonangol’s shallow water Morsa West field. The marginal field development project was awarded to Angola Drilling.

Egypt | Angola | Chad | Nigeria | Libya | Morocco