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Extractive Industries Côte d’Ivoire

Foreign investments in mining, oil and gas to drive future growth




Amara Mining will invest around $430 million to build one of the continent’s largest gold mines at Yaoure, while Exxon Mobil returns to the country... Aug 03, 2017

Energy | Africa | Ivory Coast



Energy in Ghana

Tackling the ‘dumsor’ crisis


Ghana wants to lower its dependence on the Akosombo Dam on the Volta River, which contributes around 60 percent of the country’s energy supply (Credit: ZSM)

President Nana Akufo-Addo came to power in January with a number of important economic challenges to address – amongst them is Ghana’s power... Jun 29, 2017

Energy | Africa | Ghana


Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah

Industry veteran establishes first energy think tank in the Middle East




Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, one of the architects behind Qatar’s transformation into the leading exporter of liquefied natural gas, has established... Jun 04, 2017

Energy | Middle East | Qatar


Qatar Energy Policy

Industry veteran establishes first energy think tank in the Middle East




Abdullah bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, one of the architects behind Qatar’s transformation into the leading exporter of liquefied natural gas, has established... May 05, 2017

Energy | Middle East | Qatar



Peru Extractive Industries

‘High-quality’ investors sought in minerals and hydrocarbons


Photo: Unido, Sebastian Castañeda, El Comercio

With huge potential resources offshore and in the Andean mountains, where which President Kuczynski says lie ‘the world’s greatest resources’,... Apr 04, 2017

Energy | Mining | South America | Peru


Renewable Energy

World’s leading gas exporter wants to become champion of renewable energy


Qatar is one of the few countries that can handle the full LNG production chain: upstream, downstream and transport, for which the country has the largest LNG tanker fleet in the world

Big investments such as the $10 billion Barzan Gas Project will help Qatar to secure its leading position in LNG production in the face of growing competition.... Feb 27, 2017

Energy | Middle East | Qatar


Great Inga Dam project

A solution to Africa’s power deficit


The Inga Dam phase I and II

The ambitious Great Inga Dam project on the Congo River, has the potential to generate 42,000 MW, enough electricity to power DRC and much of the continent.... Feb 13, 2017

Energy | Africa | Democratic Republic of Congo



Diversity in Energy

The quest for the right power mix sparks surge in green energy potential


Left: Keizo Morikawa, President, RD & CEO, Cosmo Energy Holdings Co., Ltd. / Right: Akira Nagai, President & CEO, Harmonic Drive Systems Inc.

Top Japanese companies are now distancing themselves from their country’s over-reliance on nuclear power generation to focus on safer, economically... Oct 15, 2016

Energy | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Electricity Boost

$2.6bn of investments spark official launch of electricity market




Following a landmark electricity auction which signaled the start of Mexico’s commercialization of its energy sector, a second auction is penciled... Jul 04, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Gas Pipelines

Mexico’s gas network to increase 75% in two years




The recent tender for contracts for the construction of 26 pipelines will go a long way to helping Mexico reach its energy goals

Jun 28, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico



Implementing Reforms

CENAGAS: Mexico’s new energy overseer




The state-run company has been introduced to supervise the country’s new look, private-sector led energy industry

Jun 24, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Octopus Group

A new kind of partnership




Large international investors look to form strategic alliances with Octopus Group ahead of the maturation of energy reforms, says managing director... Jun 21, 2016

Energy | North America & Caribbean | Mexico


Ready to power up the ASEAN

Tsutomu Kumagai
President of Tokyo Energy & Systems Inc. (TES)

With 70 years of experience in the Japanese domestic market, Tokyo Energy & Systems... Dec 12, 2017


‘LNG is becoming the preferred choice of clean, affordable and abundant energy’

Patrice Girard
Manging Director and CEO of Brunei LNG

Patrice Girard, Manging Director and CEO of Brunei LNG, discusses economic diversification... Nov 15, 2017


Brunei heads further downstream

Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Retired) Dato Seri Setia (Dr.) Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar
Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister’s Office in Brunei

An interview with Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Retired) Dato Seri Setia... Oct 18, 2017


Deregulating energy in Japan

Mr. Michiaki Hirose
President of Tokyo Gas

‘Energy is one of the biggest problems we are encountering and the de-regulation is... Oct 10, 2017


Fueling economic growth in Mindanao

Mr. Tirso G. Santillan
Executive Vice President and CEO Alsons Power Group

Mr. Tirso G. Santillan, Executive Vice President and CEO of The Alsons Power Group, discusses... Sep 04, 2017


Moving from hydro to a hybrid power generation system

Mr. Fred Oware
CEO of BUI Power Authority (BPA)

In this interview with Upper Reach, Fred Oware, CEO of Bui Power Authority, discusses the... Jun 24, 2017


Securing access to power

Hon. Boakye Agyarko
Minister of Energy

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Boakye Agyarko, Ghana´s Minister of Energy,... Jun 23, 2017


International investors sought to exploit Argentina’s energy resources

Alejandro Bulgheroni
Chairman of Grupo Bridas and Honorary Chairman of Pan American Energy (PAE)

Recently declared as Argentina’s wealthiest individual, Alejandro Bulgheroni has built... May 22, 2017


‘GEpetrol's mandate is to be involved in the economic fabric of the country’

Antonio Oburu Ondo
General Manager of GEpetrol

GEpetrol was established as the National Oil Company of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea... Feb 21, 2017


West Group at the forefront of the green revolution

Mr. Takashi Kikkawa
Chairman and Representative Director of West Group

After years of being a “salary man”, Mr. Takashi Kikkawa decided to go it alone... Feb 16, 2017


Public-private projects bring out the best in EG’s resources

Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima
Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons

Equatorial Guinea’s Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima... Jan 30, 2017


Electricity is Everybody´s Business

Mr. Henry O. Macauley
Minister of Energy

Jan 11, 2017


Private companies tap into potential future hub for gas transformation

Juan Antonio Ndong Ondo
CEO of Sonagas

Juan Antonio Ndong Ondo, CEO of the Sociedad Nacional del Gas de la República de... Jan 11, 2017


New push to ‘make things happen’ in renewables

Doris Capurro
President & CEO of Luft Energía

With all the apertures of the Argentine economy, the sector with the greatest growth potential... Dec 21, 2016


Indonesia’s energy program is going green

Rida Mulyana
Director General for New and Renewable Energy & Energy Conservation

Discussing Indonesia’s key priorities within the renewable energy sector, Rida Mulyana,... Dec 06, 2016


Innovative solutions for scarce resources

Khalid Abunayyan
CEO of Abunayyan Holding

As a 65-year-old diversified family company that has grown in tandem with the Saudi Arabia,... Dec 05, 2016


Enabling environment fuels gas expansion

Igor Salazar Zanelli
General Manager of Peru LNG

Peru LNG is a clear example of how large-scale investments can be carried out in the country,... Nov 25, 2016


Renewables vital to the global shift to a smart energy mix

Masato Taguchi
President of Sinanen Co. Ltd.

Originally a charcoal manufacturer then later an oil & gas wholesaler, electricity reseller... Nov 15, 2016


‘We have no doubt that we are a good partner for investors’

Marta Jara
President of ANCAP

Uruguay's state-owned petroleum company ANCAP has carried out a major efficiency-oriented... Nov 14, 2016


‘Coherence & efficiency’ define new energy approach

Bruno Kapandji Kalala
Project Director for the ADPI

Efforts in the DRC are redoubling to make the country’s long-delayed vision of building... Sep 20, 2016


World-class power electronics technologies

Masahiko Yamawaki
President & CEO of TMEIC

A global leader in energy-efficient power electronics technology and a pioneer in large... Sep 14, 2016


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