Enterprises University of Pretoria

Electricidade de Moçambique (EDM), Mozambique’s state-owned power company, held a certificate ceremony on 4 December 2019 to honour delegates who successfully completed their Leadership Development Programme at Enterprises University of Pretoria (Enterprises UP).    The Leadership Development Programme was tailored to the specific needs of EDM and was presented to 116 delegates, including the board… Continue reading Enterprises University of Pretoria

Russian military and Mozambique (gas)

  The secretive Kremlin-linked group is growing in scope and ambition, winning contracts normally reserved for local security firms. Many believe it is not up to the job. * They were recently in South Africa as well. Russia in Africa – BRICS – Mozambique (Cabo Delgado) Saipem-led joint venture awarded Anadarko’s gas project in Mozambique… Continue reading Russian military and Mozambique (gas)

Mozambique – Frelimo

  Frelimo wins 2/3 of parliament Using the EISA  PVT projections it is possible to estimate the number of parliament seats (using a dHondt calculator to properly attribute seats to parties. The estimate is that Frelimo gains 179 seats (giving it a 2/3 majority), Renamo 62, MDM 8, and the Nampula-based party Amusi 1 seat.… Continue reading Mozambique – Frelimo

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)

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

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 project scope include construction, procurement and… 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

Given the increasingly crowded LNG market, Mozambique must minimise delays in developing its projects if it is to gain from the existing dynamics of the market. 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… Continue reading Anadarko’s Palma Afungi LNG plant in Northern Mozambique