Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Energy and Natural Resources
Bentsi Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
In this newsletter, we consider the local content and participation implications of the Minerals Commission's recent exercise of its statutory power to expand the list of mine support services...
Bentsi Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
In this newsletter, we review the decision of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea ("ITLOS") in relation to the dispute concerning the delamination of the maritime boundary...
Clyde & Co
Any discussion on oil and gas in Africa has historically been dominated by the activities in the Nigerian oil and gas sector.
Songhai Advisory LLP
Update (22 Jul 2016) - Negotiations Under Way Between #Ghana And #Turkish #Energy Company To Boost #PowerGeneration By 225 MW.
Songhai Advisory LLP
Ghana's state-owned power generation company, the Volta River Authority (VRA), is indebted to 13 local banks and foreign financial institutions to the tune of about US$ 1.1billion as at July, 2016.
AELEX
The Nigerian Court of Appeal in Esso Petroleum and Production Nigeria Limited & Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited v. Federal Inland Revenue Service & Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...
Perchstone & Graeys
After a crippling economic recession, Nigeria's foreign reserves are once more on the rise. The United States Dollar remains the primary reserve currency used by approximately two thirds...
AELEX
In a bid to drastically cut down gas flaring and convert flared gas to economic use, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has launched the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialization Programme (NGFCP).
AELEX
In a bid to discourage meter tampering and reduce collection losses to electricity distribution companies, NERC has issued the NERC Order on Unauthorised Access, Meter Tampering and By-Pass.
AELEX
The introduction of competition into the power sector has been the driver behind recent regulatory changes in the sector.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The last few months have seen significant changes to mining regulations in various African states, giving rise to a concern that a regional trend of resource nationalism may be (re-)emerging.
ENSafrica
On 4 April 2018, a full bench of the High Court of South Africa made a groundbreaking ruling on the recognition of the continuing consequences of previous B-BBEE ownership transactions in the mining industry.
Dentons
Lagos State Nigeria (the State), the commercial capital of Nigeria, initiated the Embedded Power Programme in 2017 as part of its project, popularly referred to as the "Light up Lagos Project"...
ENSafrica
The 2014 changes to the South African Mineral and Petroleum Resources Royalty Act, 2008 (the "Royalty Act") have left mining companies and extractors ("taxpayers") in uncertain territory.
Clyde & Co
On 10 November 2017 the Minister of Environmental Affairs published Proposed Regulations Pertaining to the Financial Provision for Prospecting, Exploration, Mining or Production Operations for public comment.
WilmerHale
The energy sector is a critical element in Africa's economic development. It includes traditional resources such as oil, gas and coal as well as a growing emphasis on renewable sources of energy.
Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
The 2014 Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference was the largest in the event’s history.
Dentons
The mining sector in Zambia continues to play an important national economic role and has in the last two decades experienced tremendous growth and investment, driven mainly by expansion in large-scale mining.
ENSafrica
These changes will not apply to the mining of industrial minerals such as lime, sand and gravel.
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The Nigerian Court of Appeal in Esso Petroleum and Production Nigeria Limited & Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited v. Federal Inland Revenue Service & Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation ...
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In a bid to drastically cut down gas flaring and convert flared gas to economic use, the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has launched the Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialization Programme (NGFCP).
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Bentsi Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah
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