Monthly Archives: January 2015

Angola: Oil companies receive clarifications on work visa procedures

28/01/2015 in “Angola Press” Luanda – The Association of Contractors of Angolan Oil Industry (AECIPA) promotes on Thursday, in Luanda, a meeting between the Contractors of the Petroleum Sector, the Immigration and Foreigners Services (SME) and the Ministry of Petroleum, for clarification and updates of the procedures to be followed in the concession process of…

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Uruguay searches for investment in Spain to develop river tourism and ports

27/01/2015 in SudAméricaHoy Uruguay searches for investors in Spain to develop tourism in the Uruguay River and improve their ports, for what was set in motion a law to attract investments. The president of the National Ports Administration of Uruguay, Alberto Díaz, and the Uruguayan Tourism Director, Benjamín Liberoff, presented today in Madrid to a…

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Gamesa will supply 84 MW wind energy to Iberdrola and Neoenergía in Brazil

28/01/2015 in “ABC” Iberdrola and the Brazilian Neoenergía, through the Consortium Força Eólica do Brasil, awarded to the Spanish company Gamesa the supply of 42 wind turbines of last generation for three wind farms that both companies are promoting in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, northeast of Brazil. Gamesa will install G114 model…

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South Africa: SA Seeks to Stimulate Investment in Electricity Sector

23/01/2015 in AllAfrica Pretoria — South Africa is looking at ways to encourage investment in its electricity sector, as well as find ways to unlock investment potential, says Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene. “We are looking at ways to encourage the private sector to invest with us, to build up the electricity capacity of the country…

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Colombia – The impact caused by the low price of oil

19/01/2015 in CESLA Reduction of investment plans in exploration, renegotiation of contracts to reduce costs, selling non-core assets and cut budgets for place the brand are part of the ‘menu’ of the oil sector to evade the contraction of the price of the oil barrel. In this sense, projects requiring more capital were the first…

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Angola: The economic growth prediction of the NDP 2013/2017 is the week highlight

16/01/2015 in “Angola Press” Luanda – The statement of Angolan minister of Commerce, Rosa Pacavira de Matos, according to which the National Development Plan (NDP) 2013/2017 provides, among other things, the promotion of economic growth, the increase of employment and the economic diversification, was the weekly highlight of ANGOP’s economic news. Speaking at the First…

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Repsol didn’t find oil in the Canary Islands

16/01/2015 in “El Mundo” Repsol didn’t find oil in the waters of Lanzarote and Fuerteventura after all. After nearly two months of explorations, the oil company abandons the search and the drillship Rowan Renaissance travels towards Angola where it will carry out another exploration. A statement issued by the company says that “after the analysis…

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Legal advice to successfully launch a ‘joint venture’

23/12/2014 in “Expansion” When two companies decide to join forces to carry out large projects, the biggest mistake they make when they sign the contracts is not defining mechanisms to resolve power struggles. It is increasingly common to see two companies joining their resources to create a company with which tackle large projects, like landing…

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Abengoa wins a 1.312 million contract in Mexico

12/01/2015 in “Expansion” Abengoa won last Friday one of its major international contracts in recent years, independently from mega-centrals in the United States. The group of Seville was chosen by the Federal Electricity Commission of Mexico to develop a combined cycle plant of 924 megawatts (MW) in Ciudad Juárez, in the amount of 1,550 million…

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French aerostatic balloons to connect the world to the Internet

Google and the French space agency CNES become allies for the ambitious project Loon 11.12.2014 In “El País” “The Internet connection can improve the lives of everyone, but more than 4,000 million people cannot access the Internet,” said Mike Cassidy, vice president of Google to explain its strategic alliance with the French space agency CNES…

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