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President Of Iran Officially Invited To Gecf Heads Of State Gas Summit
28 May 2019

Tehran, May 28 2019 – The President of Equatorial Guinea H.E. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo has officially invited the President of Iran H.E. Hassan Rouhani to attend the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) 5th Heads of State Summit to be held in Malabo on November 26, 2019. On an official visit to Tehran on Monday, […]

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Three Decades of Connections
9 May 2019

Guinea Ecuatorial de Telecomunicaciones S.A. (GETESA) is the public telecommunications company of Equatorial Guinea. It has been facilitating connectivity and communications since 1987, and today provides phone, internet and mobile services. In the energy sector, GETESA supports businesses through its national network coverage and internet provision. GETESA aims to become a telecommunications leader. What steps […]

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Maersk Supply awarded FPSO mooring project in Equatorial Guinea
26 Apr 2019

Image: World Oil Maersk Supply Services will provide full support and expertise for the FPSO project to an unnamed oil major. The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea welcomes service companies to the Gulf of Guinea. Service companies will explore opportunities available in the region at the Oil & Gas Meeting Day in […]

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New African Oil and Gas Exploration; Industry Reforms Lead at APPO CAPE VII
11 Apr 2019

Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon and Republic of the Congo presented available acreage through respective oil and gas and mining licensing rounds Key outcomes also included the signing of a backfill agreement between Noble Energy and the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons in Equatorial Guinea to monetize gas from its Alen Unit The […]

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Presentations
8 Apr 2019

To view the presentations from African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) Cape VII  Congress and Exhibition click on the below links: Punta Europa – Marathon Oil  Earth Networks Subsea7 Baker Hughes a GE company E. Amadasu-Nigeria Schlumberger  SNPC GECF – by HE Yury P. Sentyurin Dr Achille Ngwanza Republique Démocratique Du Congo Ministère Des Hydrocarbures Sahara […]

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APPO CAPE VII in the media
8 Apr 2019

The African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) Cape VII Congress and Exhibition featured the participation of heads of state, government leaders and petroleum ministers with the aim of addressing African unity and the advancement of the continent’s oil and gas industry. The headlines were dominated by the announcement of the launch of Equatorial Guinea’s oil and […]

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Equatorial Guinea Unveils Oil and Gas and First Mining Round
3 Apr 2019

H.E. Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea, launched the oil and gas and mining licensing round at the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) APPO CAPE VII Congress & Exhibition. The round features 26 onshore and offshore blocks, with two blocks holding existing discoveries. It will also serve as the country’s first mining Ronda. […]

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Equatorial Guinea and Major Oil and Gas Companies Sign Definitive Agreements for Monetization of Gas from the Alen Unit
1 Apr 2019

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, has executed Definitive Agreements with major oil and gas companies monetize to gas from the Alen Unit. The Agreements were signed on Monday at the ongoing APPO CAPE VII Congress and Exhibition 2019, in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea (EG) The Definitive Agreements have increased Sonagas’ stake in […]

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The Deals that Build the Petroleum Sector
25 Mar 2019

This article was originally published in the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea book. A strong pipeline of projects and region-leading infrastructure 
for oil and gas make Equatorial Guinea a prime deal-making destination in Central Africa. In recent months, Equatorial Guinea has courted international investors with great enthusiasm — seeking to pump fresh life into a […]

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Equatorial Guinea Eyes Services, Diversification via Year of Energy
21 Mar 2019

Today in Gran Canaria, Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons emphasized his country’s commitment to using its energy resources to diversify the economy. Speaking at the III Oil & Gas Meeting Day, he gave details on multiple value-added projects currently underway and invited the global energy sector to participate in the Equatorial Guinea Year […]

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Energy Opens Doors
15 Mar 2019

This interview with César Hinestrosa Gómez, Secretary of State, Ministry of Industry and Energy Republic of Equatorial Guinea was originally published in the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea book. What do you consider the biggest achievements in energy to date? The biggest achievement in the energy sector has been the growth of production capacity. It […]

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The Lights Are On
11 Mar 2019

Image: SEGESA This article was originally published in the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea book. SEGESA is Equatorial Guinea’s national electricity company and is the sole owner and operator of generation, transmission and distribution assets. Tracing its roots back to a pre-independence company running a small thermal plant not far from the town of Luba, […]

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Equatorial Guinea President, OPEC Secretary General Headline APPO CAPE VII
8 Mar 2019

H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of Equatorial Guinea, and H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, will both speak at APPO CAPE VII. Secretary General of APPO H.E. Mahaman Laouan Gaya and H.E. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, will present on the foundational reforms of the African […]

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The Local FPSO Operator
7 Mar 2019

Image: Noble Energy This article was originally published in the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea book. Created to promote local content and train locals, GEPetrol joint venture GEPsing has succeeded in its mission and now operates FPSOs on the Aseng and Zafiro fields. GEPsing, a joint venture company between state-owned oil company GEPetrol and SBM […]

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Fast Movers
4 Mar 2019

This article was originally published in the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea book. Interview with H.E. Atanasio Ela Ntugu Nsa, Former Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy (2004-2008)  Republic of Equatorial Guinea How has the energy landscape evolved since your time as minister? I was the first minister to have all the different responsibilities under […]

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Entry By Acquisition
28 Feb 2019

This article was originally published in the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea book. Shell entered Equatorial Guinea with its purchase of global gas company BG Group in 2016, taking over an LNG contract and holding out the possibility of further investments. Shell’s acquisition of BG Group in February 2016 brought the energy giant into Equatorial […]

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Equatorial Guinea Takes Decisive Step Toward Joining The Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative
19 Feb 2019

Image: Vertical Magazine In a significant move toward joining the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI), Equatorial Guinea received the official backing of the EITI International Secretariat on Friday.  The endorsement follows a decade of efforts by Equatorial Guinea to join the initiative, which seeks to address key governance issues of transparency and accountability in the […]

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Champion of a diverse economy
18 Feb 2019

This article was originally published in the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea book. His Excellency, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, First Vice President Republic of Equatorial Guinea. Equatorial Guinea’s Vice President of the Republic for National Defense and State Security, His Excellency Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, has taken a leading role in the development of the […]

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The State Actor
8 Feb 2019

This article was originally published in the Africa Energy Series: Equatorial Guinea book. Equatorial Guinea’s national oil company GEPetrol has growing influence in areas from policy and personnel training to oilfield operations. GEPetrol, Equatorial Guinea’s state-owned oil company, is increasing its active participation in the oil and gas sector, playing key roles in upcoming upstream […]

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Equatorial Guinea Confirms Launch of Mining, Oil and Gas Licensing Rounds
7 Feb 2019

Image: Financetime.org By Anine Kilian, Contributing Editor Equatorial Guinea Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Obiang Lima on Thursday further confirmed that the country will launch the EGRonda 2019 Mining Licensing Rounds and Oil and Gas Licensing in April. Speaking to CNBC Africa, the Minster said: “In April at the Year of Energy 2019 conference, […]

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