Oil and gas

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Total proposes name change to TotalEnergies

“TotalEnergies will symbolise our strategic transformation into a broad energy company,” says Chairman and CEO of Total, Patrick Pouyanné.

Nigerian consortium acquires 45% share in oil licence OML 17

Heirs Holdings in partnership with Transcorp have acquired a 45% participating interest in Nigerian oil licence OML 17 and related assets.
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Nigeria: Shell completes the sale of its 30% interest in Oil...

The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited has completed the sale of its 30% interest in Oil Mining Lease 17 in the Eastern Niger Delta.
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Apex International Energy discovers oil in Egypt’s Western Desert

Apex International Energy has announced a new oil discovery in the Southeast Meleiha Concession in the Western Desert of Egypt.
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IEA warns methane emissions resurgence imminent

Global methane emissions from the oil and gas industry fell by about 10% in 2020 as producers slashed production. But, the International Energy Agency (IEA) warns emission will rebound strongly without greater action from companies, policy makers and regulators.
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Why mines are increasingly adopting renewable energy

The recent Africa Mining Forum Digital Event explored why mines are increasingly using renewable energy to power their operations.
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Top five trends accelerating industry convergence in renewable energy

The potential for increasing renewable energy demand, combined with the electrification of transportation and oil and gas companies’ increased participation in the electricity value chain, is accelerating industry convergence.
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Equinor targets net zero by 2050

Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor became the latest energy company to announce its ambitions to reach net zero by 2050.
Digital Energy Festival for Africa

Digital Energy Festival for Africa in the news: Week 1!

The Digital Energy Festival for Africa kicked off last week and as expected, has already yielded some thought-provoking and inspiring content and conversations.
African market hot spots for Oil & Gas

Upstream oil and gas industry on adopting decarbonisation methods

Numerous upstream organisations have made important steps towards adopting decarbonisation methods in their operations, writes Norvergence LLC.

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