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Feeling more politically assertive with a northerner in the presidency, and seeking to promote parastatals’ activity in developing infrastructure outside traditional growth areas, ‘northern elites’ are pushing NNPC and other companies to increase their activities in the politically powerful but economically under-developed region.

Nigeria
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With Nigeria’s national power utility making little headway in improving supply, a growing number of federal states are going it alone in securing finance for independent power projects, writes Jon Marks, recently in Abuja.

Nigeria
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Total Exploration and Production Nigeria Ltd (TEPNG) has signed a contract with a consortium of Saipem, Ponticelli and Desicon to upgrade the Obite gas operation on OML 58, in a project that will boost gas supply to Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd (NLNG) at Bonny and help cut flaring.

Nigeria
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The government on 15 October ended Sonatrach affiliate Naftal’s monopoly over the sector. The OMEL joint venture between Indian oil major ONGC and Lakshmi Mittal’s Mittal Energy has indicated that there is life in its venture to set up a first refinery in Nigeria.

Nigeria | Algeria
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Egyptian giant seeks IPPs for Suez BOOT project; FREEPLAY ENERGY: Plans for Nigerian factory; ORASCOM: OCI teams up with Babcock-Hitachi; SADC: Regional infrastructure consultant sought

Botswana | Egypt | Nigeria
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Despite its corruption, violence and lack of political cohesion, Nigeria remains one of the best credit risks that are offered to insurers, according to a senior political risk insurance (PRI) underwriter in the Lloyd’s of London market. “It’s a good market, which has never thrown out any credit risk losses,” he said. However, capacity for Nigeria among

Nigeria
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Politics threatens to disrupt ambitious power sector plans yet again in Nigeria

Nigeria
Issue 148 - 18 October 2008

Nigeria: Nepa won’t go away

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Within the sector, established bureaucracies – not to mention less formal business interests – seem entrenched, for all the talk of reform

Nigeria
Issue 148 - 18 October 2008

Odusina talks prices and pipelines

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The government is anxious for international oil companies to submit their proposals for projects to promote domestic gas use – going as far as to stop exports from Nigeria LNG Ltd’s new Train 6 to hammer home the point that IOCs must sell part of their output closer to home.

Nigeria
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AES Corporation has created a holding company for its operations in Cameroon and Nigeria. The US developer said AES Africa Power Company (AES Apco) “will be addressing market opportunities through this vehicle and intends to seek partners in the venture”.

Cameroon | Nigeria
Issue 147 - 05 October 2008

Suntera out of EG, into Nigeria

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Suntera Resources Ltd – a joint venture between Russian natural gas company Itera Group and India’s Russia-focused Sun Group – is pulling out of Equatorial Guniea, but plans greater involvement in Nigeria.

Nigeria | Equatorial Guinea
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FLEX LNG: Contract with Samsung; SONANGOL: São Tomé distribution takeover; SONATRACH: Orders for two new LNG tankers

Angola | Nigeria | Algeria
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AFREN: Another Nigerian indigenous partnership; HERITAGE: Ends sale talks; ROC OIL: New chief executive mulls future; SAIPEM: Drilling contracts

Egypt | Mauritania | Nigeria | Uganda
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Nigeria’s future upstream oil and gas projects are being put at risk by a surge in rebel attacks in the troubled Niger Delta and confusion surrounding the government’s energy policy.

Nigeria
Issue 146 - 23 September 2008

Industry pointers: Galp, Rompco

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Galp buys Shell’s fuel business; More gas sought from Rompco; Sasol to cut stake in Escravos GTL

Mozambique | Nigeria | South Africa