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Issue 224 - 02 February 2012

New energy minister

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President Ernest Bai Koroma has removed energy minister Ogunlade Davidson and replaced him with former banker Oluniyi Robbin-Coker, who was previously his private sector policy adviser.

Sierra Leone
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IFC invests in Canadian miner; Benchmark bond; Addax Bioenergy reaches financial close

Sierra Leone | Côte d'Ivoire
Issue 223 - 19 January 2012

Bid round for open acreage

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With interest in the West African Transform Margin steadily increasing, Sierra Leone has launched a bid round for its nine open blocks. An announcement published by the Petroleum Directorate said the bid period would run from 29 December to 30 March

Sierra Leone
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Bumbuna hydro developer Joule Africa has appointed three big names to its advisory board. Lord Triesman was UK parliamentary

Sierra Leone
Issue 220 - 18 November 2011

Addax breaks ground at Makeni

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Addax and Oryx Group subsidiary Addax Bioenergy SA has broken ground for the construction of an ethanol refinery and biomass-fuelled power plant, due to become operational in 2013, at its sugarcane plantation development near Makeni in central Sierra Leone. Addax Bioenergy in June signed a loan agreement with seven European and African development finance institutions

Sierra Leone
Issue 220 - 18 November 2011

Addax breaks ground at Makeni

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Addax and Oryx Group subsidiary Addax Bioenergy SA has broken ground for the construction of an ethanol refinery and biomass-fuelled power plant, due to become operational in 2013, at its sugarcane plantation development near Makeni in central Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone
Issue 217 - 08 October 2011

SIERRA LEONE: New 3D survey

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TGS-Nopec has begun acquiring a new multi-client 3D seismic survey offshore Sierra Leone. On completion of the 1,038km2 survey, TGS will have over 6,200 km2 of contiguous multi-client 3D data offshore.

Sierra Leone
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After coming close to losing its licence for Block SL-5, Oranto Petroleum has bounced back, bringing in regional players Lukoil Overseas and Vanco Energy Company as farm-in partners

Sierra Leone
Issue 212 - 02 July 2011

Loan deal for ethanol project

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Addax Bioenergy has signed a loan agreement with seven European and African development institutions for its ethanol project near Makeni

Sierra Leone
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NIGERIA/SAO TOME: JDZ Block 2 extension; RWANDA: Government expects to sign PSA with Vanoil; SIERRA LEONE: Block SL-4 may have new owner

Sierra Leone | São Tomé & Príncipe | Nigeria | Rwanda
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The Ministry of Energy and Water Resources has signed a memorandum of understanding with California-based Joule Africa to develop the second stage of the Bumbuna hydro project. The 50MW first phase was severely delayed by the civil war but was finally commissioned in November 2009 (AE 175/1).

Sierra Leone
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Having brought in a Japanese partner, the US indie is preparing to drill off Sierra Leone and Liberia, hoping to continue the region’s success with the drillbit established by Ghana’s oil plays. Meanwhile controversial entrepreneur Frank Timis is tightening his grip on resources plays in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone | Liberia
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In 2009, Simco opened a data room for British Virgin Islands/UK-registered Prontinal Ltd, which was looking to farm out a stake in Sierra Leone’s Block SL-4. Prontinal wanted to sell a participating interest or interests in the block. “Operatorship is available,” the company said in a statement. Simco completed its data room responsibilities last year.

Sierra Leone
Issue 190 - 10 July 2010

… and brings Alac into play

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The International Finance Corporation’s IFC Asset Management Company has announced the first investment by the IFC African, Latin American and Caribbean (Alac) Fund, committing up to $35m in equity to support the modernisation and expansion of HeidelbergCement in West Africa.

Ghana | Benin | Sierra Leone | Liberia | Gabon | Tanzania | Togo
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DR CONGO: Snel management contract; EGYPT: Power plant switchboards tender; EGYPT: Ain El Sokhna tender; REGIONAL: Power line progress; SIERRA LEONE: Worker demonstration; SOUTH AFRICA: Renewable energy boost; SUDAN: Egyptians mobilise cement plant project; UGANDA: Tariff cuts criticised for being too limited; ZAMBIA: Solar energy gets funding

Egypt | DR Congo | Sierra Leone | Sudan | Uganda | Zambia | South Africa