The U.S. Embassy in Malabo just disclosed an attempted coup may have happened on or about December 24 in Equatorial Guinea. All citizens should expect high alert, and that borders could be closed at any time.
Equatorial Guinea Tender and Business News
VAALCO Energy, Inc., a Houston-based independent energy company principally engaged in the acquisition, development and production of crude oil, just announced that as of December 24, its South Tchibala 1-HB well located offshore Gabon had been temporarily shut-in.
Kosmos Energy, with legal headquarters in Bermuda, is acquiring the assets of New York based Hess Corporation held in Equatorial Guinea.
Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons, its national oil company GE Petrol and UK-based Ophir Energy has signed a production sharing contract for exploration of Block EG024 offshore Rio Muni.
The government of Equatorial Guinea signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding with the government of Burkina Faso to supply the West African country with LNG and build the necessary infrastructure to import, store and transport gas.
Gunvor Group Ltd. of Switzerland has been nominated as the preferred LNG Buyer for Offtake from the Fortuna FLNG project offshore Equatorial Guinea.
On May 11, the Government of Equatorial Guinea and Arabian Energy DMCC of the UAE signed off on a plan for increased financing and collaboration on construction of the Bioko Oil Terminal petroleum tank farm.
On May 10, representatives from the government of Equatorial Guinea and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia will be meeting for the first ever Equatorial Guinea-Saudi Arabia Economic Forum.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
Equatorial Guinea and South Sudan recently announced a historic partnership, connecting the two African oil and gas producing countries in a strong bilateral relationship.
The United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2017 Report suggests Africa should see moderate economic recovery from 2017 to 2018. This is despite the overall world economy more or less expected to stagnate or grow at most slowly for the same period.
Equatorial Guinea has submitted a formal document requesting joining the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) in 2017. The request was provided on behalf of the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea (http://MMIE.gob.gq).
The Central African Economic Community (ECCAS) member states have produced model and common laws covering telecommunications, cyber security and a regulatory framework that will help govern cross-border telecom interconnections. The agreement was completed with the support of the Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) and the International Telecommunications Union (ITU).
Just a few weeks ago the long-awaited Kribi-Campo-Baba Multinational Road and Bridge connecting Equatorial Guinea and Cameroon took a major step forward, as the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved a US $3.04 million study to assist the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in planning out the project.
Two years ago at the 31st African Union Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, heads of state and government endorsed the New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) programme on agriculture and climate change with the bold vision of at least 25 million smallholder households practicing Climate Smart Agriculture (CSA) by 2025.
A congress billed as the world’s largest ever to focus on the environment has opened to warnings that our planet is at a “tipping point” but also with expressions of hope that governments, civil society and big business are learning to work together.
Seaborne piracy and maritime crime has now eased up quite a bit in Southeast Asian and the Indian Ocean in the past few years, according to a new report by Dryad Maritime. Unfortunately, the Gulf of Guinea off the coast of Africa is not so lucky and was just identified as the most dangerous seafaring region in the world.
United Nations leaders said today that much more needs to be done to prevent further suffering, strengthen resilience and preserve livelihoods in the wake of El Niño's devastating effects worldwide. Africa was the worst hit, with 40 million of the estimated 60 million affected globally residing in East and Southern Africa.
Equatorial Guinea today announced the latest oil and gas blocks licensing round, EG Ronda 2016 (EGronda2016.com) as part of the Africa Oil & Power Conference.
The United Nations will undertake a major review of progress made in the world’s 48 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) later this month.
Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy just signed an agreement with the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT Polytechnic) to provide comprehensive technical training to Equatorial Guinea nationals in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Imani, with headquarters in Johannesburg, will offer tailored, world-class legal services across the entire African continent and across all industries on a demand basis.
SWIFT data shows a double digit growth of RMB adoption by financial institutions established in all regions. In February 2016, 1,131 banks were using the RMB for payments with mainland China and Hong Kong, representing 37% of all institutions exchanging payments with mainland China and Hong Kong across all currencies.
A new industry report forecasts future trends for the growing worldwide demand for cardiovascular needles. North Amnerica is expected to continue to lead demand for the products, but all regions are seeing increased demand.
The World Health Organization just issued its latest Zika Virus situation report, including maps showing the spread of the virus worldwide and recommendations for those who are or may become infected.