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Pilot Borehole Completed Under Wouri River for Bonaberi Gas Supply, Cameroon

VOG, the emerging Cameroon utility company, announces that drilling of a 678m single shot pilot borehole was completed under the Wouri River to Bonaberi in Douala, Cameroon on 31 July 2014. Once the borehole is reamed out and all pipework connected and tested, this extension will open a new market for Gaz du Cameroun (”GDC”), the wholly owned subsidiary of the Company. Eleven Gas Supply Agreements (”GSAs”) have been signed to date with Bonaberi customers and others are under negotiation. 

Gas Supply & Operations Update, Cameroon

Victoria Oil and Gas Plc, the emerging African energy utility company, today announces an update on its Logbaba gas supply operations in the industrial port city of Douala, Cameroon, operated by wholly owned subsidiary, Gaz du Cameroun S.A ("GDC"). The announcement is the first update which includes supply to both thermal and gas fired electricity generation (“Genset”) customers.

Sasol, ENH and Eni Announce Pre-Feasibility Study for Large-Scale Gas-to-Liquids Facility in Mozambique

Today, Sasol Limited (Sasol) announced a joint pre-feasibility study for a large-scale gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant, which will be based on gas from the Rovuma Basin in Northern Mozambique. The study, which is being conducted in conjunction with Mozambique's national oil company, Empresa Nacional de Hidrocarbonetos (ENH) and Italian multinational, Eni, will assess the viability and benefits of such a plant to the region.

Vivo Energy And Bosch Sign Pan-African Partnership Agreement

Today, Vivo Energy, the company that distributes and markets Shell-branded products in 16 African markets, and Bosch, the German leading engineering and automotive aftermarket supplier,  announced a pan-African agreement to expand both companies’ footprint in providing services to their growing customer base. 

AfDB Approves USD 300 million Loan to Boost Fuel Supply and Fertilizer Production in Nigeria

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved on 13 June 2014 a loan of USD 300 million to Dangote Industries Limited for the construction and operation of a greenfield crude oil refinery and a greenfield fertilizer manufacturing plant.

Gensets Installed and Connected, Cameroon

Victoria Oil & Gas Plc, the emerging African energy utility company, today announces that its operating subsidiary, Gaz du Cameroun S.A. ("GDC"), has connected 3 gas fired Gensets at 3 customer sites located in Douala, Cameroon: Camlait (dairy), Icrafon (plastic moldings) and SCTB (flour mill). The remaining 3 Gensets located at the Guinness Brewery are all installed and connected to the GDC gas supply network. The Gensets at the Guinness Brewery are expected to be brought online soon following a production tie-in period. The Company is also currently scheduled to connect a customer-owned Genset which has arrived in Douala at its site later this year.

Two Of The Largest Solar Energy Plants In South Africa Come Online

SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, today announced that two 75-megawatt (MW-DC) solar photovoltaic (PV) projects have completed construction and are fully operational and successfully helping to power the Eskom South African electric grid with renewable energy.

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