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MOZAMBIQUE:

  • French energy company Total halted operations on its $20 billion investment in a liquefied natural gas project in northern Mozambique after ISIS attacks and repeated rebel insurgency. The US sent 12 special forces officers to help train Mozambique’s military, and the EU is considering sending a military training mission.

SOURCE: THE NATIONAL NEWS


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AFRICA

  • LYBIA: French Total plans to increase its investments in Libya’s oil industry.

SOURCE: OIL PRICE

 

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Conflict In Africa (Mozambique)

CONFLICTS IN AFRICA:

  • MOZAMBIQUE: ISIL-linked fighters captured a heavily defended port in the far northern Mozambique town of Mocimboa da Praia, close to the site of natural gas projects, near the projects being developed by oil majors like France’s Total.

SOURCE: AL JAZEERA AFRICA NEWS

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TRENDS:

  • MOZAMBIQUE: The number of attacks in Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado Province is on the rise. Among the latest victims were eight employees of a local gas sector contractor. At least 700 people have died at the hands of armed groups in Mozambique since the beginning of 2018, and more than 115,000 have been displaced according to the United Nations. Among the main investors in the region are: French oil and gas company Total, the US-American Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, and Italian oil and gas corporation ENI.

SOURCE: DW JULY 13                                           https://www.dw.com/en/gas-investors-in-mozambique-choose-appeasement-in-face-of-islamist-violence/a-54156451