UK engineering consultant wins interconnector deal

A UK engineering consultant has been appointed to develop a proposed interconnector between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A team of engineers at WSP will undertake a three-stage feasibility study to develop options and recommend a preferred solution for the 330kW power link between Zambia and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). […]

Congo Basin important for future climate conventions

The Congo Basin is important for global climate regulation and natural resources, according to a new report. The EU funded study looks at sustainable forest management and highlights biodiversity threats across the six countries that form the Congo Basin. It explains the importance of Central African countries and their effects in future climate conventions. They […]

Ophir Energy offers £118m for East African assets

African oil and gas explorer Ophir Energy has offered to buy Dominion Petroleum for £118million. The proposed deal would expand the firm’s activities with new oil and gas reserves in East and Central Africa. Nick Cooper, Ophir’s CEO said: “Ophir has been at the forefront of exploration efforts in deepwater Tanzania and has developed a […]