Gas

Funding sustainable growth in Africa

The key to Africa’s energy transition is connecting investors to the opportunities in the continent’s emerging renewables sector. Foreign direct investment can be the secret to our success. Developing a new global energy mix requires partnerships – at every level. These partnerships can take several forms. They can be interpersonal …

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Powering oil and gas production through the energy transition: a four-step guide

The energy transition can be a source of angst for oil and gas producers, but it doesn’t have to be a cause for concern – at least not in every context. In fact, when it comes to powering oil and gas production assets  which are typically reliant on diesel power …

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Scramble for oil, gas and coal in Botswana’s Game Reserve

There is a scramble for oil, gas, and coal in Botswana, much of it centred on the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). After a flurry of reports about alleged fracking plans in the park several years ago, this drive has been underreported recently, with attention diverted to such activities elsewhere …

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Africa’s Moment: Becoming a global economic powerhouse

How youth and natural resources can drive the continent’s global economic and social leadership now Celebrating Heritage Month includes introspection of what we have achieved, and where we can take our countries and continent to, as African people. Africa is facing a turning-point opportunity to become a global economic powerhouse. …

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SADC’s Regional Gas Masterplan set to enable utilization of region’s abundant gas reserves, and reduce reliance on coal

In response to the global commitment, including the Paris Agreement’s ambition to reduce carbon emissions and maintain global temperatures below 1.5° Celsius, the Southern African Development Community (SADC) is developing the Regional Gas Masterplan to enable the utilization of the region’s abundant gas reserves and reduce its reliance on coal. …

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Biofuel guidelines, a tool to guide stakeholders who want to invest in biofuel production

Minister of Mineral Resources, Green Technology and Energy Security, Lefoko Moagi, revealed that the biofuels guidelines were created as a tool to guide stakeholders, both local and foreign, who want to invest in biofuel production in Botswana. Botswana, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), launched the Biofuels …

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‘GIP brings established global capabilities to the Pluto Train 2 JV’

ASX-listed Woodside CEO, Meg O’Neill, has revealed that the company is looking forward to developing Pluto Train 2 in close collaboration with GIP as they bring vast global capabilities.  Woodside Energy has completed the sale of a 49% non-operating participating interest in the Pluto Train 2 joint venture (JV) to …

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The African Oil & Gas Sector Needs An Energy Boost

The past 18 months have torn through industry and sector globally, leaving behind complex layers of economic instability and financial growth uncertainty. For the oil and gas sector, these months have hit the bottom line like a hammer – as the African Energy Chamber (AEC) Africa Energy Outlook 2021 report …

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Regional Gas Master Plan to help region step up efforts to exploit natural gas

The Southern African Development Community has some of the largest natural gas deposits in the world, and taking advantage of this would improve the region’s energy situation and contribute to the coal-dominated regional energy mix. Thus, following the development of the Regional Gas Master Plan to unlock the potential of …

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