Oil and Gas Update

  • Nigeria to hold oil licensing round by mid-2020 – NNPC
    by Editor on November 19, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    Nigeria plans to launch a new oil licensing round in mid-2020 for both offshore and onshore blocks in a bid to hit its 3 million b/d output target by 2023, the head of the state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. said Tuesday. Group managing director Mele Kyari said the bidding round will be launched after the… The post Nigeria to hold oil licensing round by mid-2020 – NNPC appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]

  • Local content to boost wind energy capacity in South Africa
    by energymixreport on November 19, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) estimates that South Africa will need to produce roughly 640 wind turbines each year until 2029 to meet the energy goals outlined in the country’s Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) announced last month. Fortunately, capacity already exists in the country to produce 150 steel wind towers per year as… The post Local content to boost wind energy capacity in South Africa appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]

  • Saher Solar to launch project in Gambia
    by energymixreport on November 19, 2019 at 4:12 pm

    Two German solar experts from Saher Solar Engineering Company, Thursday revealed to journalists at a press conference that their company was bringing a solar project in the country. Sahay Solar Engineering Company is a German-based, focused on off grid power supply and solar water pumping in Africa. The company offers services such as training, consultation,… The post Saher Solar to launch project in Gambia appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]

  • Eskom gets new group chief executive officer
    by energymixreport on November 19, 2019 at 4:09 pm

    The Ministry of Public Enterprises has announced Andre de Ruyter as Eskom’s new group chief executive. “I would like to thank de Ruyter for not only accepting this position at a difficult time for Eskom, but, given Eskom’s current financial situation, to also agreeing to a lower compensation package than the position currently pays,” Public… The post Eskom gets new group chief executive officer appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]

  • East Africa continues development as important gas hub
    by energymixreport on November 19, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    East Africa and the Indian Ocean have witnessed substantial discoveries of oil and gas in the last decade, but the full potential of the region has yet to be realised. At this year’s Africa Oil Week (Africa-OilWeek.com) event there was a big focus on the region and its growing importance. Two of the regions brightest… The post East Africa continues development as important gas hub appeared first on Energy News | Oil and Gas News. […]