Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado)

Russian mercenaries and military hardware have arrived in Mozambique to help the government fight jihadists in the latest example of an African country turning to Moscow for help.   The contingent of about 200 soldiers, including elite troops, three attack helicopters and crew in the southern African state reflects the Kremlin’s increased influence on the continent. … Continue reading Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado)

Gas – proposed pipelines from Mozambique and South Africa (ongoing)

  The Southern Africa Regional Gas Project was a Mozambique-South Africa natural gas development and pipeline project. The project is comprised of two individual but fully integrated sub-projects. Firstly, the development of the Pande and Temane gas field in Mozambique and the construction of a central processing facility, and secondly, the construction of the 865km… Continue reading Gas – proposed pipelines from Mozambique and South Africa (ongoing)

Saipem-led joint venture awarded Anadarko’s gas project in Mozambique

  The Italian engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contracting giant Saipem, in a joint venture with America’s McDermott International and Japan-headquartered  Chiyoda Corporation, has reached an agreement with Area 1 Concessionaires – a wholly owned subsidiary of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation for the development of Mozambique Area 1 Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG).....   The joint venture… Continue reading Saipem-led joint venture awarded Anadarko’s gas project in Mozambique

Mozambique Rovuma LNG development plan

The media reported on 14 May 2019 that the government of Mozambique has approved the development plan for the Rovuma LNG project, according to Mozambique Rovuma Venture.    This will produce, liquefy, and market natural gas from the deepwater Mamba fields in the Rovuma basin in the Area 4 block offshore Mozambique, two of which straddle the boundary with neighboring Area… Continue reading Mozambique Rovuma LNG development plan

Anadarko’s Palma Afungi LNG plant in Northern Mozambique

The slow progress in bringing the LNG projects online has so far done little, however, to improve its economic situation, particularly given that Mozambique defaulted on loans worth US$2 billion ($2.7 billion) in 2017.   * Attacks carried out by the Ahlu Sunna wal Jama’a group could be another potential source of further delays. First emerging in… Continue reading Anadarko’s Palma Afungi LNG plant in Northern Mozambique

Anadarko-led Mozambique LNG

  Anadarko-led Mozambique LNG is an emerging leader in the global LNG industry working to develop the first onshore state-of-the-art LNG facility in Mozambique. Anadarko and its co-venturers provided an update on the project at the LNG2019 conference in Shanghai in April 2019. *** This presentation contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A… Continue reading Anadarko-led Mozambique LNG