West Africa

  • Egyptian Consortium to Construct West Africa’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Egyptian Consortium to Construct West Africa’s Largest Solar Power Plant

    Monday, 10th August 2020

    ELF Energy and the Structural and Geotechnical Research Centre (SGRC) signed a $200 million contract to construct the largest solar power plant in West Africa with a BOOT system and a capacity of 200 megawatts (MW).

  • Angola to Reduce July Crude Exports by Nearly 9%

    Angola to Reduce July Crude Exports by Nearly 9%

    Wednesday, 20th May 2020

    Angola has released its preliminary export schedule for July, showing that Angola is set to reduce exports for July by nearly 9% in comparison to June.

  • Saipem Awarded New Contract in Saudi Arabia

    Saipem Awarded New Contract in Saudi Arabia

    Sunday, 3rd December 2017

    Saudi Aramco has awarded Saipem a new contract to conduct Engineering, Procurement, Construction (EPC) work in Saudi Arabia.

  • West Africa, Israel Sign $1b Clean Energy Deal

    West Africa, Israel Sign $1b Clean Energy Deal

    Sunday, 4th June 2017
    West African states have signed a new deal with Israel aimed at boosting the region’s struggling power sector.
  • S Africa Negotiates Oil Refinery Construction

    S Africa Negotiates Oil Refinery Construction

    Sunday, 21st May 2017
    The country expects to decide by December whether to build the refinery that has been under consideration for almost a decade.
  • China to Increase Oil Imports from West Africa

    China to Increase Oil Imports from West Africa

    Sunday, 9th April 2017
    Angola and Nigeria will export crude oil to China at the rate of 1.48mb/d in April, which is considered the highest rate since August 2011.
  • West Africa Loading Program Emerge

    West Africa Loading Program Emerge

    Sunday, 19th March 2017
    Angola’s May program emerged with 54 cargoes, or 1.67mb/d, versus 53 cargoes in April. Less than 10 cargoes remain available from Angola's April program, while around 20 cargoes from Nigeria's April program were still said to be available.
  • West Africa Boosts Crude Supply to Asia

    West Africa Boosts Crude Supply to Asia

    Wednesday, 1st February 2017
    West African oil producers will send the most crude to Asia in at least five years, the latest sign of how refineries in the world’s biggest demand region are scouring the world to replace supplies cut by OPEC’s Middle East producers.
  • Seabed Geosolutions Wins West Africa Offshore Contract

    Seabed Geosolutions Wins West Africa Offshore Contract

    Thursday, 26th January 2017
    Seabed Geosolutions, a joint venture between Fugro and CGG, has secured a 4D baseline ocean bottom node (OBN) project offshore West Africa.
  • Angola to Drop March Oil Exports

    Angola to Drop March Oil Exports

    Thursday, 19th January 2017
    Angola's crude oil exports are expected to fall to 1.51mb/d in March, a loading program showed mid-January. The total monthly volume is actually higher than February at 46.9m barrels.