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African Energy Atlas 2018

First published in December 2007, the African Energy Atlas has become an indispensable resource for all energy industry professionals, policy makers and academics with an interest in the continent. 

At 100 pages, the African Energy Atlas 2018/2019 is the largest and most comprehensive edition yet, with maps and articles covering new trends, finance, economic indicators, electricity (generation, transmission and distribution and the emergence of off-grid systems) upstream oil and gas exploration and production, LNG and gas processing facilities and associated hydrocarbon infrastructure including pipelines, refineries and tanker terminals.

Coverage of the power sector is enhanced by drawing on African Energy Live Data – African Energy’s interactive subscription-based data platform that was launched in late 2017 to provide power industry stakeholders with constantly monitored project level detail on more than 5,500 operating, under-construction and pipeline electricity generation projects and access to a suite of tools to analyse electricity sector vital statistics and demographics alongside the project pipeline.

In addition to providing exclusive data on trends within the African electricity supply industry, Live Data has provided our experienced cartographer with access to a more comprehensive dataset on which to illustrate current and potential power generation across every African country. The result is the most detailed set of power maps to be published in African Energy’s 20 years. 

Coverage of the upstream oil and gas sector has also been enhanced, while the pdf edition of the Atlas is for the first time fully searchable, helping readers to quickly navigate to the location of specific projects shown on the maps.

As with all previous editions, every map has been made using EPS graphics, which don't lose resolution as the file is enlarged.

Features of the 2018/2019 edition:

  • New power maps covering every country and illustrating the relative size and basic status (operating, construction phase, or planned) of power generation projects.
  • More detailed illustration of power generation infrastructure sites by fuel type/primary energy source.
  • Electricity T&D infrastructure, showing the current state and planned extension of national grids and regional and cross-border power interconnectors.
  • A country-by-country breakdown of installed generation capacity by fuel type.
  • Key country data on generation plants that are operating and projects that are under construction or planned with links to African Energy Live Data- allowing the reader to quickly look up a project location and select up-to-date key data on a web-based map.
  • Overview of oil and gas exploration and production across the continent and the state of associated infrastructure such as pipelines, tanker terminals, LNG and FLNG installations.
  • Additional detail on key oil and gas producing countries and areas including Algeria (double-page map), Egypt (three maps, with detailed examination of the Nile Delta, Western Desert and Red Sea regions), Nigeria (three maps including two devoted to the Niger Delta), Angola (providing greater detail of the Cabinda offshore and Lower Congo Basin) and the Ruvuma Basin straddling the Tanzania and Mozambique offshore.
  • Updated double-page map illustrating Africa’s oil refineries, CTL and GTL plants
  • Fully searchable pdf helps readers locate projects quickly

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Purchase the Atlas now – downloadable searchable pdf with complimentary print copy shipped by standard post (for alternative shipping options please contact us)

Buy the African Energy Atlas and the African Energy Data Book – 128 A5 pages of comprehensive statistics on the energy mix in each of the continent’s countries and regions. Buy both reports for £595. Email: subscriptions@cbi-publishing.com

PDF and complimentary printed copy (standard post)

Need the Atlas to be seen by colleagues? Additional copies may be bought from £190. Multi-user licences for the PDF version are available –  five users: £755, 10 users: £980. Contact us for a quote.

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