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Oil & Gas

16/12/2019 at 16h12, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Imminent arbitration against Woodside unlikely to affect FAR’s fundraising for Sangomar

Listed on the Sydney stock exchange, the junior oil company will raise more than half a billion dollars...


13/12/2019 at 20h27, by Gaëlle Arenson

Endeavour Mining not ruling out a hostile bid for Egypt’s Centamin in early 2020

Billionaire businessman Naguib Sawiris owns 30% of Endeavour through his La Mancha Holding Sarl.


12/12/2019 at 15h28, by Aurélie Benoit

Advisers surround Teranga Gold and Barrick for the purchase of the Massawa gold project in Senegal

The gold mining firm is to pay almost $400m to fellow Canadian group Barrick and its joint venture partner,...


11/12/2019 at 14h20, by Pierre-Olivier Rouaud

Sonatrach’s pre-emption right on Anadarko’s assets: Total adopts a low profile

Mohamed Arkab, the Minister of Energy, wants Algeria to step in ahead of Total and buy up the assets...


10/12/2019 at 18h00, by Aurélie Benoit

Samaila Zubairu (AFC) shows renewed faith in Danakali’s potash project in Eritrea

The pan-African financial institution is to acquire one third of Danakil and become a strategic shareholder...


09/12/2019 at 15h26, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Sale of a majority stake in Altus Strategies to La Mancha (Naguib Sawiris) not on the agenda

The recent acquisition, for $8.4 million, of some 40% of the capital of the British company Altus Strategies...

Oil & Gas

06/12/2019 at 17h44, by Jeune Afrique Business+

DNG Energy to start LNG bunkering in South Africa

DNG Energy, which has obtained a South African licence to supply marine fuel, is looking to start LNG...

Oil & Gas

06/12/2019 at 17h21, by Jeune Afrique Business+

LNG in Mozambique: Total gets backing from the AfDB for the Area 1 mega project

The AfDB has secured a welcome first financing for the former Anadarko project, a $20 billion liquefied...

Oil & Gas

29/11/2019 at 17h16, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Cameroonian Vitalis Chick finalises CNOOC’s projects in Gabon

The Chinese oil company takes over full ownership of the two offshore licences held with Shell and is...

Mineral resources

29/11/2019 at 16h57, by Christophe Le Bec

Eramet lands the Akonolinga rutile permits in Cameroon and already has its eye on local nickel and cobalt deposits

The French mining group consolidates its stake in mineral sands in the Nyong-et-Mfoumou department in...

Oil & Gas

29/11/2019 at 16h46, by Jeune Afrique Business+

Chevron/Akwa (Akhannouch family) to combine lubricant production and logistics at a single hub ($31m)

The Afriquia Lubrifiants joint-venture was established in 2006 and is now held in equal parts by the...


28/11/2019 at 17h26, by Gaëlle Arenson

ICSID: King & Spalding represent U.S. trader Gerald (SL Mining) in dispute with Sierra Leone

The group estimates its losses at over $500m following the suspension of its iron ore export licence...

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