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Oil and gas drilling set for at least a 20-year low in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has stymied oil and gas activity, a phenomena which has now affected the drilling market both in terms of wells drilled and in terms of related demand … Read More

Unleashing the potential of open EITI data

Source: eiti.org/blog/ Author: Christoffer Claussen On 31 December 2017, an important provision of the 2016 EITI Standard comes into force. It requires implementing countries to make their EITI data available in open … Read More

Unique Group Signs Key Dealership Agreement with Kongsberg Maritime for Kenya and Nigeria

Unique Group, one of the world’s most prominent integrated subsea and offshore solutions providers, has executed a dealer agreement with Norwegian-based Kongsberg Maritime (KM) AS. As part of the agreement, … Read More

Scatec Solar, Norfund sign Power Purchase Agreement for Mozambique’s first large scale Solar Plant

Scatec Solar  and Norfund  have signed the Power Purchase Agreement securing  the sale of solar power over a 25 year period to the state owned utility Electricidade de Mozambique (EDM). … Read More

National Petroleum Data Management for Africa Set for Uganda in April

Uganda will host a workshop on managing national petroleum data organised by Norway, under the Oil for Development (OfD) Programme which is currently active in 8 countries in Africa including; … Read More

Norway and Kenya to cooperate in Oil for Development Programme

The Norwegian Government has approved an agreement with Kenya on cooperation within the Oil for Development programme with the aim of building capacity and resource management skills in the public sector … Read More

Nine Companies and Countries Commit to End the Practice of Routine Gas Flaring

Nine oil companies and nations including Royal Dutch Shell, Statoil, Norway and Gabon have committed, for the first time, to end the practice of routine gas flaring at oil production … Read More