German companies win solar contracts; Aggreko installs 30MW power plant for EEPCo; WAPP and domestic transmission line tenders; ONE buys into Casablanca public lighting; Bids for Ruacana IV civil works, Transmission line tender; Grid expansion tenders
Repsol YPF and its partners have announced an offshore gas find with the Anchois-1 well in the Tanger-Larache licence.
PetroVietnam/PTTEP JV plans $2bn investment; AMEC JV in training initiative; Block 31 yields 17th discovery; Lukoil/Vanco drilling; San Leon to convert Zag licence; Chariot completes seismic, woos partners; Aje field deemed commercial; Petrodar to bring new field on stream
DR CONGO: EnerGulf signs JOA for Lotshi; EGYPT: El Paso in asset swap with RWE; MOROCCO: Circle makes new gas find; UGANDA: Heritage considers rail/barge options; UGANDA: Global farm-in approved
Office National d’Electricité has signed an agreement with the government for a financial restructuring to include a MD1.5bn ($172m) recapitalisation.
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ANGOLA: China to work on urban grids; REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Pointe-Noire grid study tender; GHANA: Smart grid deal for VRA; MOROCCO: EU financing; SENEGAL: Generator hire for Casamance
The Polisario Front’s government-in-exile, the Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), has protested to Norway’s Fugro-Geoteam and the US’ Kosmos Energy over their contract to acquire seismic offshore the disputed Western Sahara (AE 151/16).
The government is planning a financial restructuring operation to address the 5bn dirham ($585m) debt owed by Office National de l’Electricité (ONE).
ANGOLA: Pipelines contract for LNG plant; ANGOLA: Technip to expand Angoflex; GHANA/CAMEROON: USTDA study; MADAGASCAR: Enermad farms out to Niko Resources; MOROCCO: Canamens takes Essaouira blocks; NAMIBIA: Key pulls out; SIERRA LEONE: Elixir takes over after Prontinal fails to pay; UGANDA: Tower farms out Area 5; UGANDA: Heritage spuds Giraffe
Seadrill rig contract; IPR scores Jurassic discovery in Western Desert; Sea Dragon drills on Dahab North; Kiarsseny farm-in deal; Hyedua appraisal success; Taoudeni drilling to start next year; JV proposed with UAE company; Second gas find for Circle; Data facility; EAX in exploration deal; Kingfisher appraisal success
DR Congo infrastructure mission; CAMCE to build Betsiboka hydropower plant: Zapatero government to finance PV installation; Sokoto State plans IPP
Another order to supply Moroccan wind park; GE energy - New Algerian agreement; ONE - Kenitra power plant tender; Technopromexport - African power JV with Libyans
Dana Petroleum is currently drilling the Akhenaton-1 well, in the South October concession in the Gulf of Suez. Results are expected by mid-December, after which the IO3 rig will move to the SE July concession, where the SE July-1 well is expected
Office Nationale de l’Electricité (ONE) has put back the deadline for bids for the 1,320MW Safi coal-fired power station.
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