Tanzania – Uganda gas pipeline deal Finally signed

The long awaited deal of the Tanzania – Uganda natural gas pipeline has been finally sealed off after an agreement was signed on Saturday August 25, 2018. The natural gas pipeline project was launched in Tanga by Presidents John Magufuli of Tanzania and Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and French oil multinational Total is the main

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South Pars is the world’s single largest natural gas field, which is being developed in several phases

China to expand energy footprint in Iran

The next episode of friction between Beijing and Washington could be staged in Iran, where a top Chinese energy firm, defying latest U.S. sanctions, is likely to expand its stake in a giant Iranian gas field. China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), the world’s third-largest oil and gas firm, has replaced Total, the French energy giant,

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Petrofac was previously awarded a contract in 2011

Petrofac awarded EPC contract from Basra Oil Company

Petrofac has been awarded an Energy Performance Certificate with a contract worth around US$370 million by Basra Oil Company (BOC) for expansion of the central processing facility (CPF), located in the Majnoon field, Southern Iraq. Under the terms of the 34-month contract, the lump-sum EPC project scope of work includes two oil processing trains, able

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Uganda soon to become an oil economy as Saipem receives permission to start refinery design tender

Uganda has increased its ventures into the Oil sector after permitting Italian-based firm, Saipem, to start studies in the technical front-end engineering design (FEED) of the refinery project.The directive was given by the Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium (AGRC),a scheme responsible for the design, finance, construct and maintainance of  the proposed oil refinery in Hoima District. The

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NIGERIA: Firms partner to invest in compressed gas project

Powergas Nigeria, a domestic Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Distribution Company and European Technologies for Africa (ETEFA)- an Austrian green technology company, are investing in the development of CNG as an alternate fuel for mass-transit and haulage sector in the country. To commence the pilot project of employing “One City Bus and One Truck” initiative, the

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Nigeria still depends on IOCs to ascertain oil export – NNRC

The Federal Government still depends on International Oil Companies, IOCs, to know the exact volume of oil and gas exported to the global market. Chairman, Experts Advisory Panel, Nigeria Natural Resource Charter, NNRC, Mr. Odein Ajumogobia, who made this known at a workshop to consider outstanding remediation issues on Nigerian Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI,

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Kenya’s oil ambitions receive boost

Kenya’s oil ambitions received a boost after the government reached a revenue-sharing deal with the Turkana local government and community where the lucrative oilfields are located. But the road to first oil and sustained production remains fraught with political uncertainty and volatility as some within the local community still remain unconvinced. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

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