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Hydrogen fuel cells deployed at 1 Military Hospital in response to COVID-19

August 18, 2020

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) will on Wednesday, 19 August 2020 unveil seven hydrogen fuel cell systems which are being used as the primary power source for the field hospital established at 1 Military Hospital in Pretoria as part of the government’s response to COVID-19. The project is a public-private partnership between the […]

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South Africa’s Hydrogen Economy Takes Off, Bambili Energy Invited to Join Government Hydrogen Strategy

By Bambili Group on July 29, 2020

Bambili Energy, part of South African investment firm Bambili Group, will provide guidance on accelerating the deployment of hydrogen fuel cell technologies in South Africa. South Africa’s Department of Science and Innovation (DSI), formerly the Department of Science and Technology, has invited South African hydrogen fuel cell specialist Bambili Energy and other companies to participate […]

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Nyonga Fofang on Energy Investment Webinar: Watch Here

By Bambili Group on May 27, 2020

On May 15th, 2020 Africa Oil & Power and the African Energy Chamber held a webinar on the theme Driving African Energy Investment – Private Equity, LNG and African Oil & Gas Operations. Speakers included Nyonga Fofang, Managing Director of Bambili Group. Watch the webinar here: The fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has certainly rattled both […]

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Transforming the Global Energy Economy

By Nyonga Fofang on January 23, 2020

With the energy transition underway, the global community is progressively making the move from fossil-based energy sources towards a zero-carbon emission future. The last year has proven to be quite interesting for the global oil and power sectors, particularly as the spotlight on renewable and alternative energy and its impacts on economic growth and development […]

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The Future of Global Energy

By Nyonga Fofang on July 2, 2018

OPEC keeps up its attempts to manage oil price fluctuations amid an unpredictable global trade environment. The close of the recent OPEC meetings in Vienna, Austria, were a bit anti-climatic for some of us. Delegates saw the session close with a continuation of the ‘Declaration of Cooperation’ – an agreement to coordinate crude production and […]

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Managing Expectations in African Private Equity

By Nyonga Fofang on July 24, 2017

The African oil and gas industry is increasingly turning to private equity for financing. What kind of investor is looking at African energy, and how can they best unlock value in the sector? At last month’s Africa Oil & Power conference in Cape Town, an overwhelming theme was the role of private equity investment in […]

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After a disruptive year, what next?

By Nyonga Fofang on January 27, 2017

With a year of political upheavals in the US and Europe behind us, but predictions of further disruption ahead, what is the outlook for companies in the African energy space? It’s a new year, 2017, following Brexit, the US elections and gyrations in the oil and gas sector, among other sources of turmoil. Despite uncertainty, […]

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Overdue Discussions on Local Content in Africa

By Nyonga Fofang on June 29, 2016

Economic and political uncertainty form the backdrop for recent conversations on local content in African petroleum producing nations. At the end of last week, the world woke up to a fresh round of economic uncertainty in the form of Britain’s vote to leave the European Union. The economic shock reverberated around the world’s financial markets, […]

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Financing in the Age of Low Oil Prices

By Nyonga Fofang on May 14, 2016

Relatively low oil prices are here for a while longer and at these levels, more oil and gas companies will struggle to service their debts. Interesting deals will come to the table, but investors must gain a better understanding of petroleum industry fundamentals. The inability of major oil producers to agree on a production freeze […]

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