The Africa Energy Report: Petroleum

Home to an estimated 130 billion barrels of proven oil reserves and accounting for around 10 percent of global oil production, Africa’s oil production is increasingly under the spotlight.
Boason Omofaye speaks to Nigerian firm Seplat’s Managing Director Austin Avuru about the challenge of competing with international oil companies. A panel of experts analyses the changing oil and gas landscape on the continent, and we look at what’s next for oil majors investing in Africa.
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The Africa Energy Report: Energy Infrastructure

With one billion people, Africa accounts for over a sixth of the world’s population, but generates only four percent of global electricity.
According to the Infrastructure Consortium for Africa, only one-fifth of the sub-Saharan population has access to electricity.

In this episode of the Africa Energy Report we look at the state of African energy infrastructure.
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The Africa Energy Report: Africa Energy Forum

In this month’s Africa Energy Report from the Africa Energy Forum in Istanbul, Boason Omofaye is joined by Zambia’s Minister for Energy Christopher Yaluma and Michael Tarney, CEO of Copperbelt Energy Corporation, to discuss how regional integration can assist in bridging the infrastructure gap.
We take a closer look at collaborations between government and the private sector with James Olutu, the Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company, and we shine a light on investment opportunities in Mozambique’s power industry with the country’s energy Minister Salvador Namburete.
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The Africa Energy Report – West Africa Mining

West Africa is the continent’s fastest growing region with average GDP growth forecast at 7.4 per cent this year — up from 6.7 per cent in 2013.
Mining is expected to rapidly expand with West Africa tipped to become an iron ore province according to industry analysts. Schemes such as the Simandou project in Guinea for example, is set to become one of the biggest iron ore mines and infrastructure ventures of its kind.
We hear from miners, investors and industry analysts on how stakeholders are navigating political risk, corruption and rising operational costs.
Boason Omofaye explores the new developments shaping the sector and looks into the potential of mining in the region.
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The Africa Energy Report: Renewable Power Sources

In this edition of The Africa Energy Report Boason Omofaye considers how Africa is taking the green energy turn. The show takes an in depth look at Nigerian biofuels and Rwandan hydropower projects, and a panel of experts considers how green energy can become part of Africa’s power mix.
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The Africa Energy Report – East Africa Oil and Gas

East Africa has emerged as one of the most promising new players in the continent’s energy sector. Boason Omofaye sits down with Kenya’s National Oil Corporation CEO, Sumayya Hassan-Athmani, to find out how the newly oil-producing country plans to manage its resources. A panel of leading experts will also discuss the different challenges this region is facing and our Bloomberg analyst gives us his views on the lessons to be learnt from the experience of other African countries.
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Africa Energy Development – BBC Africa Business Report Recorded 18.09.2011

From Ghana’s Oil & Gas extraction project in Takoradi to a review other African Energy Developments – Nigeria’s Oil Development, Uganda’s Hydroelectric Power Project, Malawi’s Solar Power Development, and Biogas development for the Transport Sector from Ethiopia – this BBC Special Report by Africa Business Report looks at Africa’s growing and diversifying Energy Sector with Reports from accross the continent.
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