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Eswatini Electricity Company is inviting proposals to supply gas for a planned large combined cycle power plant, despite issues surrounding feedstock imports. Submissions are due by 27 May.

eSwatini (Swaziland)
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A memorandum of understanding (MoU) to construct an oil and gas pipeline from Walvis Bay in Namibia to Lusaka in Zambia is expected to be signed in June, according to Zambia’a energy minister Peter Kapala.

Namibia | Zambia
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International oil companies in South Sudan will come under increased pressure to hire more locals in the years ahead, according to comments from South Sudan Ministry of Petroleum undersecretary Awow Daniel Chuang.

South Sudan
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A month after demonstrators closed down parts of Libya’s oil production and export infrastructure, halving oil output in a protest against Prime Minister Abdel Hamid Al-Dabaiba’s refusal to hand over power, political and economic pressure is building at every point in the system. It remains unclear whether a deliberate financial squeeze will succeed in driving Dabaiba from office, or whether compromises can be found to get oil flowing again.

Libya
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Commodity traders remain vital to Africa and the global economy, yet even the mightiest traders are finding conditions difficult amid the shocks to oil prices and global markets caused by the Covid-19 pandemic and Russia’s war in Ukraine. Trading activity that was in the past routine has become unviable in recent months owing to the increased need for credit. African Energy examines how players have responded to changes in the sector over the past decade, from the information revolution – which has made previously difficult-to-acquire data readily accessible – to shifts in business models, at least in part, towards vertical integration and increasing scale, that have seen traders become processors and even producers in their own right.

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Surging prices for wheat, oil and other commodities are placing strain on individuals, businesses and governments, with an increasing number of sub-Saharan countries now classed as ‘debt-stressed’. Defaults may be avoided this year, but ‘food riots’ could flare up. Yet commodity exporters may profit as the energy transition and geopolitical shifts present opportunities for everything from natural gas to transition minerals, writes Marc Howard, with African Energy staff.

DR Congo | Nigeria | Zambia | Tanzania | South Africa
Issue 460 - 15 May 2022

Data: Petrol prices across Nigeria

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Data from the Nigeria National Bureau of Statistics gives a picture of petrol prices across Nigeria. Sources at Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) told African Energy the major reason for regional pump price differences was “the lack of regulatory oversight”.

Nigeria
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The Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline (NMGP) scheme has secured more funding for studies – this time from the Opec Fund for International Development – despite some scepticism about the mega-project’s potential to ever get off the ground. Consultants have been lining up, with Australia’s Worley contracted to provide engineering services.

Nigeria | Morocco
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The thermal power plant operator relied on heavy fuel oil from the Indeni refinery, but the government’s strategy of closing the country’s only processing plant has meant it will have to source fuel for itself.

Zambia
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Savannah subsidiary Accugas has signed an addendum to a gas sales agreement with First Independent Power (FIPL) which could see Accugas increase supplies by 30 mcf/d to 65 mcf/d.

Nigeria
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The Zambian government has said it is willing to buy as much of the planned Lobito refinery in Angola as the Luanda authorities are willing to sell.  

Zambia | Angola
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Eni confirmed its ability to bring years of co-operation and strong government relations to bear with an agreement signed on 11 April for state giant Sonatrach to supply up to 9 bcm/yr more gas through the under-used Trans-Mediterranean Pipeline (TMP), which runs to Italy via Tunisia.

Algeria
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Italian major Eni has signed a letter of intent with the Republic of Congo (RoC) government to increase gas production and exports. 

Congo Brazzaville
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Questions have been raised about Victoria Oil and Gas (VOG)'s  ability to continue after the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) made a substantial award against it in early April. VOG is a business whose importance extends beyond the narrow interests of its shareholders. Its subsidiary Gaz du Cameroun (GDC) is one of the continent’s rare onshore gas producers that sells to a local clientele.

Cameroon
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The massive disruption to the international market for liquefied natural gas (LNG) caused by the conflict in Ukraine is manifesting itself in a number of ways, adding to the momentum behind the Tanzania LNG scheme and other stalled projects – which were looking at risk of becoming stranded assets as the energy transition unfolded.