Archive for the ‘China National Offshore Oil Corporation’ Category

Angola to Leverage Chinese Investment to Stimulate Oil Production

Via Energy, Capital and Power, a look at Angola’s efforts to leverage Chinese investment to stimulate oil production: China’s state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is sending a team of senior executives to Angola to discuss investment opportunities in oil exploration. The move aligns with Angola’s target to increase production to 1.18 million barrels […]

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Africa’s Energy Frontiers Draw Chinese Investors

Via Energy, Capital, and Power, a look at Chinese investment interest in Africa’s energy potential: As the continent’s largest trading partner, China has played an active role in harnessing Africa’s energy resources and developing critical infrastructure to date. As the country seeks to secure future energy supplies – as well as foster regional diplomacy in […]

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China’s CNOOC To Explore Tanzania’s Offshore Oil and Gas Fields

Via Tanzania’s The Citizen, a report on Tanzania’s efforts to boost the development of its natural gas resources: Chinese state-owned offshore oil and gas company CNOOC, is planning to start offshore exploration with Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) Energy Minister January Makamba told Bloomberg on Thursday. Tanzania is looking to boost the development of its […]

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Uganda, Other African Nations Push for Fossil-Fuel Projects

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, a report on Uganda’s and other African nations’ fossil fuel ambitions: A herd of elephants stomped through savannah grasslands to the throbbing sounds of bulldozers preparing oil wells that will soon start feeding a 900-mile pipeline from this wildlife and nature reserve. The $10 billion project has become a flashpoint […]

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Guyana Sells $750M of Carbon Credit to US Oil Firm Hess

Via Oil & Gas Daily, a report on the recent sale Guyana sells $750 mn of carbon credit to US oil firm Hess Guyana has sold $750 million worth of carbon credits to the US oil group Hess, which drills off the coast of the small South American country that is 89 percent virgin forest. President Irfaan […]

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Uganda Confirms Mega Pipeline Project Despite European Criticism

Via The Africa Report, an article on Uganda’s determination to proceed with an oil pipeline mega-project despite European criticism: Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni announced on 16 September that the Lake Albert oil megaproject, planned with the French group TotalEnergies, would go ahead despite a European Parliament resolution criticising “human rights violations” against opponents. The project “will […]

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