Posts tagged as Botswana

Power developments in Africa, July 2016

  Uganda oil and gas industry gets boost Uganda has earmarked 188-billion shillings towards the implementation of its oil and gas plans in the 2016/17 financial year. In the budget that was read out in June by finance minister, Matia Kasaija, it was stated that the funds will be used to develop the country’s oil […]

Power developments in Africa, Nov/Dec 2015

  Substantial energy resource found in Ghana Oil and gas explorer Erin Energy has estimated that the tenements that make up the expanded shallow water Tano (ESWT) block, in Ghana, would deliver about 500-million barrels of oil and 282-billion cubic feet of gas. The company recently completed resource volume assessments at three of its fields: […]

Power developments in Africa, July 2015

  Energy developments diversify economy Botswana Oil (BOL) has called for expressions of interest (EoI) for an in-house technical adviser to assist in the development of the landlocked country’s oil and gas sector. Through the EoI, the State-owned company sought information on the preparedness of the coal-to-liquids market in Botswana to inform the process of […]

Power developments in Africa, November 2014

  Botswana renews diesel contract APR Energy says its existing 70 MW diesel power module contract in Botswana has been extended for a further 12-month period. The company has successfully supported the Botswana Power Corporation (BPC), the national electric utility, through the provision of its turnkey diesel power modules since late 2009, when it was […]

Power developments in Africa, October 2014

  Botswana opens new coal source  The Minister for minerals, energy and water resources in Botswana has approved the transfer of title of the Mmamabula West prospecting licence to African Energy Resources. Analysis of extracted samples and geological surveys indicate that Mmamabula West contains 892 Mt of identified coal and 1541 Mt of “inferred resource”. […]