Exploration and Investment Opportunities in Mauritania’s Petroleum Industry

Following the discovery (https://bit.ly/3luKJbk) of a large deposit of natural gas offshore Mauritania in the Tortue natural gas field in 2014 by U.S. deepwater exploration and production company Kosmos Energy, interest in the region’s oil and gas prospects has exploded, placing the Saharan country in the early stages of a hydrocarbon boom. Kosmos’ discovery led to the development of the Grand Tortue Ahmeyim project, which is now majority owned by oil and gas giant, BP (60%). Comprising the maritime border between Mauritania and Senegal and at a depth of 2,850m, BP is currently (https://bit.ly/3FCS1C8) building a floating liquefied natural gas facility to tap into the field’s estimated 15 trillion cubic feet of gas, with a 30-year production potential expected to begin in 2022.

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New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival Press Release for Online Edition

New York Kurdish Film and Cultural Festival is very pleased to feature this year’s online edition in collaboration with e-flux. NYKFCF just wrapped its fifth edition at New York’s landmark movie theater Village East by Angelika, featuring a program of long and short film screenings, live music performance, and book talks

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Let Us Change the Narrative On Africa in the United States” African Development Bank President Tells African Diplomats in Washington

NEWS – TELEGHRAPH: African Development Bank President Dr Akinwumi A. Adesina has said that a concerted effort to change the narrative on Africa in the United States is necessary to attract increased investments into the continent.

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Germany commits EUR100 million to SEFA to unlock private investment in renewable energy

The German government will contribute €100 million to the African Development Bank’s (AfDB.org) Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) (https://bit.ly/2Y4JEOb), affirming its commitment to efforts to tap Africa’s renewable energy potential and drive its transition to clean energy sources.

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