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BP TO INVEST MORE THAN R5-BILLION IN SOUTH AFRICA

BP today announced plans to invest in excess of R5 billion in South Africa and Mozambique over the next five years in new and on-going infrastructure upgrade projects to improve business efficiency and assist Government’s objectives to enhance energy security and enable the transition to cleaner fuels. read more

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“The time for a sustainable use of renewables is now. We do not have a choice. Clean energy is the way to go.”

Exclusive interview with Engineer Martin Manuhwa, Managing Director of ZAIDG, Zimbabwe and speaker at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference. read more

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“Much is said of Inga but Ethiopia has the potential to become a major regional supplier.”

Interview with Paul Runge, Managing Director, Africa Project Access.  Paul will chair two hydropower sessions during the upcoming Clean Power Africa in Cape Town in May. read more

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SEFA and Partners Launch Competition for Clean Energy Entrepreneurs in West Africa

About the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA): SEFA is a joint initiative between the African Development Bank and the Government of Denmark comprising of resources of up to US $56 million to unlock investments in small and medium scale sustainable energy projects on the African continent. It operates through two components: (i) project preparation grants to bring renewable energy generation and energy efficiency projects to bankability and (ii) equity investments to bridge the financing gap and infuse the managerial capacity needed for successful project implementation. SEFA is structured to be used as a flexible multi-donor facility to support the access to sustainable energy agenda in Africa, and is one of Africa’s instruments under the UN-championed Sustainable Energy for All initiative. read more

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Les petits exploitants risquent d’être exclus de la certification des biocarburants / D’après un rapport de la FAO, les systèmes de certification, s’ils ne sont pas correctement gérés, pourraient faire obstacle au commerce

ROME, Italie, 26 février 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ – Selon un nouveau rapport de la FAO, la structure des dispositifs de certification des biocarburants rend l’exportation difficile pour les petits agriculteurs et nombre de pays en développement. read more

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Small farmers risk exclusion from biofuels certification schemes / FAO report warns that certification schemes could become indirect trade barriers if not properly managed

ROME, Italy, February 26, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ The way certification schemes for biofuels are structured makes it difficult for smallholder producers and many developing countries to participate in export markets, according to a new report from FAO. read more

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Recognising the tremendous innovation taking place in developing truly sustainable and renewable fuels

Nominations close on 1 February for the 5th annual Sustainable Biofuels Awards read more

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Policy Promises and ILUC Implications Facing the Global Biofuels Industry

Join the Sustainability, Policy and ILUC Conference at the World Biofuels Markets Congress and Exhibition read more

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March, 2013

Name:2nd Annual Investment in Africa 2013
Dates:5 – 6 March 2013
Location:Johannesburg – South Africa
Event url: www.fleminggulf.com/investafrica
Description:

2ndAnnualInvestmentsinAfrica2013, will aim to brainstorm solutions to existing limitations that is faced by investors and identify opportunities to encourage investments in African region. Exponent industry leaders and experts will involve in over 20 knowledge-sharing sessions, intriguing panel discussions and relevant case-studies along with networking sessions to explore growth opportunities and establishing beneficial business relations.

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Conference details

Event:The 3rdFPSO Vessel Conference
Dates & Location: 6th& 7thMarch 2013, London, UK
Contact Name:  Cheryl Williams
Contact Telephone:  +44 (0) 207 981 2503
Contact E-mail:cwilliams@acieu.net
Agenda link:http://v11.vuturevx.com/exchange-sites/Whitmore%20Group/59/events-pdfs-eu/mfp3-mkt-agenda.pdf


ACI is proud to announce its 3rd FPSO Vessel Conference taking place in London on the 6th & 7th of March 2013. During an interactive 2-day program, the summit will bring together the major stakeholders of the industry to discuss, evaluate and determine the direction of their field.With expert analysis of upcoming projects and business opportunities, particular attention will be paid on developments in West Africa, Brazil and the Asia Pacific regions. Presenting thought-provoking case studies, delegates will have the opportunity to scrutinise contractual challenges, operational strategies and asset integrity management issues.

Special Discount for member/subscribers:

20% off for the registrations before the 7th of December 2012
Quote discount code: MFP3 MKT7

15% off for the registrations before the 11th of January 2013
Quote discount code: MFP3 MKT11

07-09 March, 2013

3rd Rolling Stock, Infrastructure & Logistics Exhibition

Istanbul Expo Center, Istanbul / TURKEY

Click here: POST SHOW REPORT (.pdf)

Oil & Gas Mini Management & Business Administration read more

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