Tanzania’s energy regulator said it’s considering expressions of interest by two companies to each build a 200-megawatt gas-fired power plant that will help reduce an energy deficit in the East African nation.
Supervisor Atta Mohammad watches the cranes swivel and workers at the Naibabad freight terminal rush to unload wheat and construction material from Uzbekistan that’s just arrived on Afghanistan’s only railroad.
Lundin Petroleum AB, the Swedish explorer focused on Norway, said there won’t be any new oil output in the ice-filled waters of the Arctic for at least 15 years because of technical and logistical challenges.
Iridium, the rarest of the seven precious metals traded internationally, is showing signs of life as economic growth fuels demand for the commodity used in spark plugs and light-emitting diodes for televisions.
Jean Ping, the former chairman of the African Union Commission, may challenge President Ali Bongo Ondimba in 2016 elections to end 47 years of rule by Bongo’s family in Africa’s sixth-largest oil producer.
Wind is a boring industry. We build towers, the wind blows, we harvest the energy. Unlike the rock-em sock-em world of oil drilling, where billion-dollar rigs can go down in flames and ice-breakers are deployed to find new supplies, wind power comes with few surprises. In energy production, that's a good thing.
Mining developers in Uganda’s northeast Karamoja region have failed to respect the rights of local residents who communally own the land for raising livestock and cultivating crops, Human Rights Watch said.