Tag Archives: Firm

Kenya: Solar Microgrid Firm Vies for Last-Mile Power Customers

By Maina Waruru Nairobi — Kenya’s renewable energy sector is set for a boost in September when a solar microgrid company plans to become the country’s first licensed private utility to sell power to the public, ending a half-century monopoly by the state electricity firm. Earlier this year, the government granted Powerhive East Africa, an […]

Nigeria: Oil Firm Pays Out Over Delta Oil Spills

Photo: Hand covered in oily mud, Bodo Creek, in 2011 (file photo). Shell oil has struck a deal for two separate payouts, one to fishermen and a second to their community, after two oil spills in 2008 devastated their livelihoods. It could take decades to fully clean the affected area. Oil giant Royal Dutch Shell […]

Nigerian Independent Firm Delivers Gas to NLNG


Nigerian Independent Firm Delivers Gas to NLNG 03 December 2012   The Niger Delta Petroleum Resources (NDPR) Limited, a subsidiary of Niger Delta Exploration and Production (NDEP) Plc, has delivered gas from its Ogbele Gas Plant to the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) plant in Bonny Island, Rivers State. It was gathered that by this […]

Congo-Kinshasa: Secret Payments and Violence Help UK Firm Open African National Park to Oil

press release British oil company Soco Internationaland its contractors havemade illicit payments, appear to have paid off armed rebels and benefited from fear and violence fostered by government security forces in eastern Congo, as they sought access to Africa’s oldest national park for oil exploration. The shocking behaviour of one of the UK’s 200 largest […]

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