Tag: Senegal

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Africa, Afroil, Energy, Gas, Oil

OIL AND GAS EXPLORATION ACTIVITY PICKS UP 

What?   Investment activity in exploration and production is starting to pick up. Why?  Oil prices have increased by nearly 25 % compared to the same period last year thanks to OPEC production restrictions. What next?    The prospect of peak demand for oil and gas is likely to make investors more cautious. Oil and […]

Africa, Afroil, Gas, Liquid Natural Gas, Oil

BP in Africa

Nicholas Newman AFROIL October 2017 To meet increasing global demand for cleaner energy from industry and the power sector, BP is shifting its product portfolio towards gas. By 2025 the company expects 60 percent of its production to be gas compared with 50 percent today.  75 percent of BP’s planned start-ups […]

Africa, African Review, Energy Policy, Nuclear, South Africa, Technology

Reviving interest in small reactors

Nicholas Newman African Review March 2016 One suggestion, being keenly promoted by reactor manufacturers, desperate for new markets is nuclear power, including small to  medium sized reactors (SMR) also known as small modular reactors. SMRs range in generating capacity from under 300 MW (about the total generating capacity of Namibia) […]