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Tapping the African Rift for Geothermal
August 18, 2013 | Business Daily Africa

Kenya and Tanzania have some of the world’s best locations for developing geothermal energy. They are working to develop investors, expertise and technology sharing.

Related: East Africa’s Great Rift Valley


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South Africa Energy Review
January 22, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"Most of the oil consumed in South Africa, used mainly in the transportation sector, is imported from large producers in the Middle East and West Africa and is locally refined. South Africa also has a highly developed synthetic fuels industry, producing gasoline and diesel fuels from coal and natural gas." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration country report.

East Africa as a Major Energy Exporter
June 5, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
In the past several years a number of very large oil and natural gas discoveries off the coast of East Africa have positioned several countries to become major exporters of energy.

More Gas Off East Africa
March 21, 2013 | MarketWatch
ExxonMobil and Statoil ASA announced their third major natural gas discovery off the coast of Tanzania. This discovery, combined with those made off Mozambiqe and Kenya, makes East Africa an extremely promising area.


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