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Kosmos Strikes Oil in Offshore Rio Muni, Equatorial Guinea
5 Nov 2019

This article appeared on the Africa Oil and Power website  The Government of Equatorial Guinea, represented by the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, has announced that Kosmos Energy has made an oil discovery in offshore Equatorial Guinea. The S-5 well was drilled at a total depth of 4,400 meters and encountered 39 meters of net […]

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LUKOIL signs MoU with Equatorial Guinea
24 Oct 2019

Russian energy multinational LUKOIL and the government of Equatorial Guinea signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday at the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum, establishing a framework for joint cooperation in oil and gas exploration. The agreement was signed by Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima and President of […]

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Rosgeo to Start Operations in Equatorial Guinea
23 Oct 2019

The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Russian company on Wednesday. Russian geological research company, Rosgeo and the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea signed a Memorandum of Understanding during the Russia-Africa Summit and Economic Forum on Wednesday, to cooperate on exploration activities. Sergey Gorkov, Director-General and […]

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GECF Member Countries to Set Natural Gas on the Path of Unseen Growth
4 Oct 2019

GECF’s 21st Ministerial meeting took place in Moscow, Russia, on October 3, 2019, under the chairmanship of H.E. Manuel Salvador Quevedo Fernandez, People’s Power Minister of Petroleum of Venezuela, as the President of the Ministerial meeting. Official delegations from Algeria, Bolivia, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Iran, Libya, Nigeria, Qatar, Russia, Trinidad and Tobago, United Arab Emirates, […]

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Inaugural Oil & Gas Meeting Day Drives Transformation of Oil Service Providers
1 Oct 2019

The Oil & Gas Meeting Day commenced on Tuesday with opening addresses from Equatorial Guinea’s Prime Minister and Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons, as well as the Minister of Hydrocarbons of the Republic of Congo, among other distinguished speakers. The event strives to create opportunities for and strengthen cooperation among African service companies in the […]

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“What can we do to supply energy to Africa countries?”
30 Aug 2019

“What can we do to supply energy to Africa countries?” H.E.Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima at Atlantic Council Global Energy Forum  ABU DHABI – 2018 An announcement was made August 20, 2019 that Equatorial Guinea is set to construct the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and regasification plant in West Africa, advancing efforts to monetize […]

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African LNG to Attract $103 Billion in 2019
21 Aug 2019

Image: Bloomberg Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves and is expected to contribute nearly 10 percent of global production growth through to 2024. On the demand side, Africa’s large, urbanized and industrialized societies of the future will require reliable and […]

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Equatorial Guinea to build West Africa’s first LNG storage and regas plant
20 Aug 2019

Image: 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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