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Total agrees with Occidental to contingent acquisition of Anadarko’s assets in Africa

Total announces that it has reached a binding agreement with Occidental to acquire Anadarko’s assets in Africa (Algeria, Ghana, Mozambique, South Africa) for a consideration of 8.8 billion $ in the event of a successful completion of Occidental’s ongoing bid for Anadarko. The transaction is contingent upon Occidental entering into and completing its proposed acquisition of Anadarko and to approval by the relevant authorities and is expected to close in 2020. 

Africa Oil & Power 2019 to Show How Energy Will Generate Jobs, Economic Growth in Africa

Africa Oil & Power 2019 (www.AOP2019.com) is the official conference of South Africa’s Department of Energyand will welcome 20+ African petroleum and power ministers. AOP announces its 2019 theme #MakeEnergyWork.The theme will showcase the energy sector as a key driver of economic growth, jobs and opportunity for Africa’s people and private sectors. ‘Africa’s Energy Conference’ bridges traditional and alternative energy, fossil fuels and renewables, and petroleum and power to foster intra-African investment. 

South Africa’s State-owned Oil Company Signs Deal to Explore Highly-prospective Oil Block B2 in South Sudan

South Africa’s state-owned oil company Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) will own and operate Block B2; In 2018, South Africa agreed to invest $1billion into South Sudan’s energy infrastructure; South Sudan has the third-largest oil reserves in sub-Saharan Africa, estimated at 3.5 billion barrels, with j

New Petroleum Agreement Between South Sudan and South Africa is a boost to Peace, Economic Recovery and the Oil Industry

The signing of the new exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA) between South Sudan and South Africa’s Strategic Fuel Fund (SFF) is a boost to the oil sector and promotes peace and stability within the country. This landmark oil deal marks yet another achievement for Africa’s growing energy investments and will provide further boost to South Sudan’s economic revival.

Africa Oil Announces Farmin to Azinam Block 3B/4B In South Africa

Africa Oil Corp. ("Africa Oil" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Africa Oil SA Corp., has entered into a definitive farmout agreement with Azinam Limited ("Azinam"), the Seacrest Capital-backed South West African-focussed oil & gas exploration company, whereby Africa Oil will acquire a 20% participating interest and operatorship in the Exploration Right for Block 3B/4B, offshore South Africa. Azinam will retain a 20% participating interest and Ricocure (Pty) Ltd retains a 60% participating interest.

Leading South Africa B-BBEE petroleum company Masana brings on new investors to the table

Masana Petroleum Solutions has completed a transaction with a new Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) consortium that will see the new partners acquire a 35% stake in the business after two of its founding shareholders exercised their right to realise their value in the company.

Africa Oil & Power Breaks the Mold of Traditional Energy Conferences

The inaugural edition of the Africa Oil & Power conference (www.AfricaOilandPower.com) will be held June 6-7, 2016 at the Westin Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa. Endorsed by the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea and Hosted by Centurion Law Firm, Africa Oil & Power is an invitation-only event that strives to redefine energy conferences. It draws a premier crowd of ministers and senior level government officials and top executives of private sector companies spanning the entire value chain, including upstream, downstream, power generation and legal and finance.

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