Mozambique’s Economic Future Will Rely on Monetization of Gas at Home

By Written Aydanur Akkurt Africa Gas & Power & Edited by Oilfield Africa Review.  As Mozambique attracts billions of dollars into mega-LNG ventures which will propel the country into a global LNG exporter, domestic gas valorization and monetization will be a crucial factor to turn a gas revolution into an economic success story. The impact […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday October 14, 2020
Mozambique Government Signs Agreement with Total to secure LNG Project

Total E&P Mozambique Area 1, operator of the Mozambique LNG project, has announced that it has signed a new Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Mozambique regarding the security of Mozambique LNG project activities. The MoU provides that a Joint Task Force shall ensure the security of Mozambique LNG project activities in Afungi site […]

Oilfield Africa - Wednesday September 2, 2020
Mozambique’s Matola LNG terminal FEED underway, intensifies talks with potential customers

The front-end engineering design phase for a proposed greenfield liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at the Port of Matola, in the Mozambican capital of Maputo, is underway and the developers of the project are now intensifying discussions with potential energy and industrial off-takers in both Mozambique and South Africa. The project is being developed […]

Oilfield Africa - Friday August 21, 2020
Afreximbank injects US$400m to Mozambique’s LNG Project

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank), Africa’s foremost multilateral trade finance institution, is supporting the advancement of Mozambique’s energy industry and economy by committing up to US$400 million in guarantees and direct lending to the Area 1 LNG Project. The total Project is estimated to cost about US$24 billion and is set to be the largest […]

Oilfield Africa - Monday August 10, 2020
Environmentalists take Swipe on UK for backing Mozambique LNG project

Mozambique LNG is one of several projects being developed in the country’s northernmost province of Cabo Delgado after one of the biggest gas finds in a decade off its coast. Together, the projects are worth some $60 billion. The lucrative nature and the important of this project cannot be over emphasized owning to its prevailing […]

Oilfield Africa - Friday July 24, 2020
JBIC to Finance part of $14.4bnTotal Mozambique LNG Project

The Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) has signed on a loan agreement in project financing amounting up to USD3 billion with MOZ LNG1 FINANCING COMPANY LTD in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The loan is extended under JBIC’s Growth Investment Facility. It is co-financed with the African Development Bank (AfDB), the Export-Import Bank of the […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday July 16, 2020
Total in for $15.8 billion Mozambique gas project funding deal

Total the French oil exploration and production giant has secured $15.8 billion in funding for its massive liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in northern Mozambique, according to South African lender FirstRand’s local unit, FNB Mozambique. But the oil giant is yet to officially comment on this. In a recent development, FNB Mozambique said the financing […]

Oilfield Africa - Thursday July 9, 2020

Sasol an international integrated chemicals and energy company with presence in 31 countries has given up its exploration license in Blocks 16 & 19 offshore Mozambique. This was sequel to an evaluation of the exploration potential of the blocks and an assessment of the report of the pre-feasibility phase of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). […]

Oilfield Africa - Monday July 6, 2020
Mozambique is committed to Eni’s Coral South FLNG and Total’s Golfinho/Atum projects

Mozambique’s national petroleum institute INP said that the country’s natural gas and liquefaction projects remain in line with the schedule agreed between the government and investing companies. INP’s chairman Carlos Zacarias recently in a press conference said that despite the suspension of activities in Afungi due to the Covi-19 pandemic, implementation activities for the Eni’s […]

Oilfield Africa - Sunday June 28, 2020
Mozambique: ExxonMobil Rovuma FID on course

Mozambique’s National Petroleum Institute is expecting Exxon Mobil’s final investment decision[ FID)  on a $30 billion prolific Rovuma gas project north of the country in 2021, the country recently proclaimed, but this speculation was allegedly dismissed by the company. “The final investment decision of the Rovuma LNG project has been postponed to, in principle, next […]

Oilfield Africa - Monday June 8, 2020

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