Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Energy and Natural Resources
Dentons
Recent developments in Tanzania and South Africa which have materially modified their mining legislations triggered negative reactions of the international mining companies.
Clyde & Co
Two major reforms relating to the new Mining Code and Public Private Partnerships have been voted and will be promulgated and applicable shortly in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
McGuireWoods LLP
Selon le rapport ITIE 2012, le secteur extractif de la République Démocratique du Congo représentait 99% des exportations congolaises totales, 64% du budget gouvernemental, 24% de l'emploi formel et 13% du PIB en 2012.
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.
AELEX
In September 2013, the Nigerian Electricity Supply Industry was privatised. Six generation companies and 11 distribution companies were sold to investors who acquired a minimum of 60% of the shares of each company.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The quest for the diversification of the Nigerian economy towards activating other sources of revenue
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).
Clyde & Co
Lebanon recently announced its intention to restart its first oil and gas licensing round and is soliciting bids for five offshore blocks.
Reed Smith (Worldwide)
This represents a significant opportunity for local and international developers, contractors and suppliers.
Jones Day
Petrochemical producers have faced a very testing last 12 months. Those based in Saudi Arabia are no exception.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Covering two million square km, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest country by landmass in the Middle East and the 13th largest in the world.
ENSafrica
The Draft 2018 Mining Charter does not deal with a holder who had already achieved 30% empowerment or more but has since dropped to below 26%.
ENSafrica
The designated areas for restriction are depicted in a diagram attached to the notice, which depicts all of South Africa's onshore and offshore petroleum acreage.
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"...
Mishcon de Reya
From a proposed new "cloud hub" in Saudi Arabia to a project by Dubai to put blockchain at the heart of its so-called Silicon Oasis, Middle East governments are putting cutting edge technology...
Dentons
On 19 December 2017 the Energy Commission of Ghana, the regulator of the energy sector in Ghana, issued a public notice warning that the sale of electricity from renewable energy...
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AELEX
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Dentons
Recent developments in Tanzania and South Africa which have materially modified their mining legislations triggered negative reactions of the international mining companies.
ENSafrica
The designated areas for restriction are depicted in a diagram attached to the notice, which depicts all of South Africa's onshore and offshore petroleum acreage.
Deloitte Nigeria
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Mishcon de Reya
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Dentons
On 19 December 2017 the Energy Commission of Ghana, the regulator of the energy sector in Ghana, issued a public notice warning that the sale of electricity from renewable energy...
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The quest for the diversification of the Nigerian economy towards activating other sources of revenue
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).
ENSafrica
The Draft 2018 Mining Charter does not deal with a holder who had already achieved 30% empowerment or more but has since dropped to below 26%.
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