Mozambique’s energy minister yesterday awarded a 25-year concession to French renewable energy company Neoen to develop a 41 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Metoro, Cabo Delgado. The $55 million project will receive [...]
Italian oil company Eni and South Africa’s Sasol on Wednesday finally signed contracts to explore and develop oil and gas in two blocks in Mozambique, more than three years after petroleum regulator INP first awarded them the blocks.
South African petrochemicals giant Sasol has agreed to donate $40 million to Mozambique for domestic gas utilisation projects, in an apparent attempt to smooth over conflicts with the Mozambican government. Sasol [...]
Welcome to Zitamar’s daily Mozambique briefing for 9 October, 2018. Agenda
- Tomorrow: Elections in Mozambique’s 53 municipalities
Mozambique’s petroleum sector authorities will launch a consultation with oil companies next month to gauge interest in a new round of exploration blocks, following the signing of exploration and production concession contracts (EPCCs) for the fifth round blocks [...]
The Mozambique government could be taken to the international court of arbitration in Geneva if it fails to recognise an Emirati company’s claim to have exclusive rights to develop the $4.6 billion Mphanda Nkuwa hydroelectric dam project in the province of [...]
The legislation that governs the licensing of mining resources in Mozambique has gaps that "politicise" the process, a situation that could lead to serious corruption, according to a report published in Maputo on Wednesday by transparency NGO the Centre [...]
Contracts for the exploration of five oil and gas blocks will be sent to the Mozambican government next week for approval, with ministers asked to rule on the question of whether international oil companies must list on the local bourse. Mozambique [...]
South African petrochemicals company Sasol has denied reports that it has been forced to suspend a tender for transporting light oil produced in Mozambique - saying the process is on track, with the full commercial tenders yet to be issued.
Mozambique’s Cahora Bassa hydropower plant company, which is preparing to list on the country’s stock exchange this year, has formally notified the country’s energy minister to vacate an official home in Maputo, three years after he left the company. [...]