Tag Archives: Mozambique

Mozambique: Access to Electricity Fundamental, but Not Free

Maputo — Mozambique’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Pedro Couto, on Thursday declared that increasing access to electricity is a fundamental priority for the government – but the electricity must still be paid for. Speaking in the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, in reply to a question from the opposition Mozambique Democratic […]

Mozambique: IDB to Finance Northern Electricity Line

Maputo — The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) on Thursday formalized funding of 200 million US dollars to build an electricity transmission line from the Chimuara substation, on the north bank of the Zambezi river to the northern Mozambican port of Nacala. The agreement was signed by the Minister of Economy and Finance, Adriano Maleiane, and […]

Mozambique: India Approves MoU With Mozambique On Oil and Gas

By Paul Fauvet Maputo — The Indian government on Wednesday gave its approval for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Mozambique for cooperation in the oil and gas sector. Meeting in the Indian capital, New Delhi, the Cabinet was chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. A government statement explained […]

Zimbabwe: Mozambique Snubs Govt’s Petroleum Pipeline Proposal

By Phillimon Mhlanga MOZAMBIQUE has snubbed Zimbabwe’s proposal to construct a second petroleum pipeline, a government official has revealed, saying the move has undermined plans to augment the existing pipeline which no longer has the capacity to adequately supply fuel into the country. The plan was to construct a second pipeline from Savanna, 50 kilometres […]

Mozambique: National Energy Company Signs Memoranda On Subsea Technologies

Maputo — Mozambique’s National Hydrocarbon Company (ENH) signed three memorandums of understanding in Maputo on Thursday with the French engineering and construction company Technip, aimed at the transfer of technology and the training of technical staff. The first memorandum, signed by ENH Chairperson Nelson Ocuanae and the chairperson and director of subsea operations of Technip, […]

Mozambique: Guebuza Inaugurates Gas-Fired Power Station

Maputo — Ressano Garcia (Mozambique), 29 Aug (AIM) – Mozambican President Armando Guebuza on Thursday inaugurated a gas-fired power station, at Ressano Garcia, on the border with South Africa, which will eventually be able to generate 180 megawatts. The gas used is a Mozambican resource: it comes from the Pande and Temane gas fields in […]

Mozambique: Government Approves Gas Master Plan

Maputo — The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved its Natural Gas Master Plan, which aims at maximizing the benefits that the country can gain from this natural resource. After the document had been approved at the weekly meeting of the Council of Ministers (Cabinet), the Minister of Mineral Resources, Esperanca Bias, told reporters “this is […]

Mozambique: France and Mozambique Sign Power Station Agreement

Maputo — The Mozambican and French governments signed in Maputo on Friday an agreement whereby France will provide 52 million US dollars to finance the participation of the Mozambican public electricity company (EDM) in the construction of a gas-fired power station at Ressano Garcia, on the border with South Africa. The project, co-financed by EDM […]

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