Ahead of their FID for two liquefaction trains in the north of Mozambique, the American major and its partners have already chosen the board members to lead the project.
Qatar's public oil firm, Qatar Petroleum (QP), has been on somewhat of a spending spree in Africa over the past few months. It is with this buy-happy approach that the company president and CEO, the influential Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, [.
Following the retreat of ChVK Wagner's forces to Nacala following [...]
The continuing insecurity in the Cabo Delgado province is not the only cause holding the supermajor back from building its Rovuma LNG trains.
There is little chance Total will be tucking into projects of any significance in Congo-B or Gabon in the near future and its Angolan is continuing to fall, pushing the French major to be far more risk-taking in new territories.
Total only had to wait a short month for the [...]
Worried about the rise of violent factions in gas-rich regions [...]
It looks like Total will have to wait a bit more to actually be in charge of developing the liquefaction [...]
A crucial Western partner in Occidental Petroleum's bid to purchase Anadarko, Warren Buffett's firm Berkshire Hathaway has interests in other parts of Africa.
Total has no intention of losing its seat as one of the largest oil players on the continent and has been busy working to keep ahead of Chevron in the race for Anadarko's African assets.
As both BP and ExxonMobil take a major bet on the continent, and Total and ENI ramp up their African investments, Shell is nearly the only Western major to be dragging behind. Africa Energy Intelligence examines the Anglo-Dutch major's botched [.