Weekly News Round-Up


Following a short break, we’re back, bringing you positive oil, gas and energy stories from across Africa.

This week, Kosmos Energy announced a farm down of its assets offshore Sao Tome & Principe, Suriname, Namibia and South Africa to Shell. Read more from Energy Voice. To hear directly from Kosmos Energy’s Chief Exploration Officer, Tracey K Henderson, about the company’s future plans in Africa, register for the Operators’ Strategic Outlook Session at AOW Virtual.

 In Angola, the Agency of Oil, Gas and Biofuels (ANPG) has launched a marginal field development public tender, a submission deadline of September 30. Open to foreign entities, the winner will reportedly have six months to execute the contract. Read more from Oil Review Africa.

Norwegian maritime registrar and consultancy company, DNV-GL, launched a much-anticipated report predicting trends in the next 30 years of the energy transition. Hear more from CEO Liv Hovem at AOW Virtual. Read more from Power Technology.

Following the establishment of its embassy in Taipei on Wednesday, Somaliland is looking to Taiwan for investment in mining and oil exploration. Read more from Reuters.

Last but not least, an opinion piece published by Upstream assessed the progress of Nigeria’s petroleum reforms and its “2020 is the year of gas” slogan. Read more. To hear more about Nigeria, tune into the “West Africa: New Ventures & Opportunities” session at AOW Virtual.
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