Monday, April 24, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Strengthens Oil & Gas Operations, Set to Announce the Winning Bids of the Ronda 2016 Licensing Round at AOP 2017

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea will announce the winners of the EG Ronda 2016 licensing round at the Africa Oil & Power 2017 conference in Cape Town on 5-7 June.

The announcement will feature a keynote address by the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, HE Obiang Nguema Mbasogo.

The EG Ronda has strengthened Equatorial Guinea’s already formidable upstream oil and gas operations. High level officials from the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons have toured the world to diversify Equatorial Guinea’s investor base, including participation in the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference, among others.

The conference is offering a 20% discount on delegate passes for companies that have expressed interest in the EG Ronda 2016, which will give access to the official press conference where winning companies will be announced.

The final closing date for expressions of interest and bidding documents is 28 April.

Friday, April 21, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Supports Empowerment of Women in Africa, Hosts Female Golf Tournament

The Republic of Equatorial Guinea supported the empowerment of women in Africa by recently hosting the WCACT iCUBEFARM Golf Tournament at the country’s world-class sporting and entertainment facilities in Sipopo.

The competition, which included female participants from nine countries in East and Central Africa, aimed to promote the empowerment of women in sport.

The athletes and spectators celebrated the role of women in athletic competitions and the high technical abilities displayed during the course of the tournament.

The tournament also showcased the state-of-the-art infrastructure and accommodation of Sipopo, outside the capital Malabo, which has hosted African sporting events such as the African Cup in the past. The golf event was hosted at the Sipopo Sofitel Le Golf.

The facilities in Sipopo have also hosted large international events such as the meeting of the African Union and the Africa-Arab Economic Forum.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Equatorial Guinea Discusses Urban Development Plan in Line with Horizon 2020 Goals

Officials from the Republic of Equatorial Guinea recently met with Atland Global to discuss the urban development plan for the city of Evinayong, the capital of the Centro Sur province.

Urban development is integral to Equatorial Guinea’s Horizon 2020 program, which aims to similarly reform all the country’s district capitals.

The plan focuses on investment and development of infrastructure, including the rehabilitation and construction of more than 2000 kilometers of roads in urban centers and intercity and transportation extensions to port facilities and airports.

Equatorial Guinea has made significant strides with the Horizon 2020 plan, and continued work such as the Evinayong urban plan will further benefit citizens.