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Egypt to Reduce Debt on the Back of New Project

Revenue will reduce company’s outstanding receivables of $280Million to nominal levels by 2018

Dana Gas Egypt has concluded a Gas Production Enhancement Agreement (GPEA) with the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) and the Egyptian General Petroleum Company (EGPC).

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Mozambique Starts Piping Natural Gas to Homes, Hospitals

By Sully Manope

Mozambique has commissioned the landmark Gas Distribution Project of Maputo and Marracuene (PDGM), expected to supply natural gas to households and businesses in those two cities in the south of the country.

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M&P Sells Tanzanian Gas for $3.07 per Mcf

Delivers 80 MMscf/d to Government owned pipeline and processing facility from January 2015

By Sa’ad Bashir, in Dar-es-Salaam

A consortium led by Maurel & Prom has signed a gas sales and purchase agreement with Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC), for the long-term sale of natural gas from the Mnazi Bay and Msimbati fields in southern Tanzania to the government owned

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Petroceltic Gets Gas Sales Agreement in Algeria

One of the six gas fields to come on stream in Algeria by 2018

By Toyin Akinosho

Irish minnow, Petroceltic, reports it has concluded Gas Sales Agreement on its Ain Tsila field in Algeria with the government. It also awarded FEED contract, both of these in early September 2014.

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Tanzania’s Onshore Gas Will Fuel the Near Term Electricity Boost

By Toyin Akinosho

Tanzania is hoping to double its electricity output by 2016 with gas from its onshore fields.

The country has witnessed discoveries of scores of trillions of cubic feet of gas in deepwater since 2010, but the new resources won’t be developed in time for supply to the new electricity plants currently under construction. The international media have often mistaken the comments by Tanzanian officials about using the country’s gas reserves for electricity to mean that the plans are focused on the deepwater reserves.

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Africa Retreats From LNG Gains

Algeria struggles and Egypt declines…there are reversals in Angola and a cloudy future in Nigeria

By Fred Akanni

Africa may become the site of some of the world’s largest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) export terminals in the next decade, but for now, the fortunes of the product are in decline on the continent.

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Statoil Returns to Work at In Amenas

Norwegian operator, Statoil says its executive management has decided that “ordinary rotation” is to be resumed at the In Amenas Gas plant in Algeria, “as all defined security measures have been implemented”.

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Mzia-3 Flows 101MMscf/d, Affirms Tanzania’s LNG Potential

BG Group has completed a drill stem test (DST) of the Mzia-3 appraisal well, recording gas production at a maximum flow rate of 101 million standard cubic feet per day (MMscf/d), equivalent to approximately 17000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BOEPD).

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Germans Reach 150MMsc/d Of Gas In Egypt, With New Plant

German independent RWE Dea achieved first production from the Central Treatment Plant (CTP) of the Disouq Development Project in the Egyptian Nile Delta. Production commenced at an initial rate of 45 million standard cubic feet gas per day (MMscf/d).

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Jonathan’s Show, No Show in Eket

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan ignored the protocol in Eket, in the southeastern Niger Delta basin last Thursday, August 14, proceeding directly to the gas processing plant, as he arrived in a motorcade for the commissioning, with some of his cabinet ranked ministers.

His move led to a scramble among the several hundred guests, many of whom had waited for upwards of five hours, enduring bouts of rain under waterlogged canopies.

Frontier Oil Limited and Seven Energy Limited, joint partners in the two hundred million standard cubic feet per day (200MMscf/d) processing plant, had flown 15 journalists from Lagos into town the previous day, accommodating them overnight and busing them, along with the companies’ directors and other dignitaries, into the venue as early as 7.30am.

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