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Future threats to African LNG

6 August 2019

With hackers targeting African energy operators, LNG producers should look for ways to fend off cybersecurity threats.

Report: Green energy unable to tempt energy establishment away from fossil fuels

6 August 2019

The world is unlikely to meet the Paris goals of a 2 degree rise in temperatures by 2040 as long as fossil fuels offer easier profits than renewables

Russian oil, gas output continues rising despite setbacks

6 August 2019

Russian oil and gas production climbed further in the first seven months of 2019, despite cutbacks relating to the dirty oil crisis and a recent dip in gas exports.

Oriental Energy confirms oil discovery at offshore Nigerian field

6 August 2019

Oriental Energy Resources (OERL), a privately owned Nigerian operator, has confirmed reports of its oil discovery at the offshore Ebok field.

Kenya becomes an oil exporter

6 August 2019

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta revealed last week that the country had become an exporter of crude oil.

Geo Associates to begin exploration drilling in Zimbabwe in H2-2020

6 August 2019

Geo Associates, an Australian-Zimbabwean venture that serves as operator of the oil-bearing Muzarabani block, is reportedly set to begin exploration drilling on schedule in the second half of next year.

Closure of valve leads to production stoppages at Libya’s El Sharara oilfield

6 August 2019

Libya’s National Oil Corp. (NOC) said last week that it had suspended production at the El Sharara oilfield because of equipment problems.

NNPC, Eland achieve first oil at Gbetiokun offshore Nigeria

6 August 2019

Aberdeen-based Eland Oil & Gas and Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) have brought the Gbetiokun oilfield, located offshore Nigeria in the Northwest Niger River Delta, on stream.

Ukraine considers repeating tender for offshore oil and gas block

6 August 2019

London-traded oil company Trident Resources recently won a contest for exploration rights to more than 9,500 square km of acreage in the Black Sea, although the government has suggested it may cancel the award.

Taiwan’s Swancor sells Formosa wind farms to Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

5 August 2019

Taiwanese chemicals group Swancor has sold its pioneering offshore wind unit to US investor Stonepeak Infrastructure Partners

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