August 21, 2019
African LNG to Attract $103 Billion in 2019
Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first LNG storage and regas plant
20 Aug 2019

Image: www.advisian.com Located at the Port of Akonikien, the landmark regasification plant will enable the storage, transportation and distribution of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to the country’s mainland. 12 bullet tanks will carry 14,000 cubic meters of storage capacity, supported by a truck loading station and 12-kilometers of ten-inch gas and diesel pipelines. The project […]

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Equatorial Guinea petroleum minister continues tour of Africa
20 Aug 2019

H.E Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima invites all African oil and gas ministers to attend the 5th GECF Summit. H.E Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons invites Uganda’s Minister of Energy, Irene Muloni to attend the 5th GECF Summit. The 5th GECF Summit will showcase the role and future of gas […]

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President Lourenço of Angola to attend 5th GECF Summit 2019
16 Aug 2019

In a major development for the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), President João Lourenço of Angola will attend and address the fifth annual summit, hosted by Equatorial Guinea as part of its “Year of Energy.” Angola joined the GECF as an observing member in November 2018. President Lourenço’s active participation in this year’s summit reflects […]

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Venezuelan President Receives Invitation to Attend the 5th GECF Summit
26 Jul 2019

The invitation was presented by Equatorial Guinea’s Secretary-General of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, Don José Manuel Ndong Nze. The President of the Republic of Venezuela, H.E. Nicolás Maduro, has received an official invitation to participate in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit of Heads of State and Government, taking place in […]

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Year of Energy team tours Middle East ahead of 5th GECF Summit
24 Jul 2019

The first high-level ad hoc working group meeting for the 5th GECF Summit, held at the GECF Headquarters in Doha, Qatar, took place on July 18. Representatives of the GECF Member States and Observers – including GECF Secretary General Yury Sentyurin – were updated on conference speakers, sponsors and exhibitors by event organizers Africa Oil […]

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President of Angola to attend GECF heads of state summit
4 Jun 2019

The President of Angola, H.E. João Lourenço, has accepted an official invitation to attend the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) 5th Heads of State Summit held in Malabo in November. The invitation was delivered by the Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea, H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, during an official meeting at the […]

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President Of Iran Officially Invited To GECF Heads Of State 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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