Monday, September 2nd, 2019

The African Energy Chamber Debunks the Senegalese USD$10 Billion Scandal that Never Was
Johannesburg, July 29th, 2019: The oil and gas industry is well known for being a very capital-intensive industry. The likes of BP, Exxon-Mobil, Saudi Aramco or Shell, routinely make the top-ten of the world’s largest companies by revenue, and the figures can be so strikingly large as to cause confusion from the point of view - Read More
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Monday, September 2nd, 2019

NJ Ayuk in Billions at Play Explains How Energy Underpins the African Dream
27 August 2019, Johannesburg, South Africa — African economies are undergoing a transformative period. The energy sector, in particular, holds great potential to revitalize African economies and empower the growth and development. This, is a subject NJ Ayuk dives into in great detail in his sophomore book, Billions at Play: The Future of African Energy - Read More
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Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Reappointment of OPEC Secretary General Mohammed Barkindo is a Factor of Stability for Global Oil Markets
Johannesburg, July 2nd, 2019: The African Energy Chamber salutes the re-appointment of H.E. Mohammed Barkindo as Secretary General of OPEC as a factor of stability for African and global oil markets. Secretary General Barkindo has managed to keep OPEC united as an organization under very unstable times and a deep crisis in commodity prices. His - Read More
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Monday, September 2nd, 2019

African Energy Chamber to Conduct Working Visit in Beijing and Discuss Energy Deals with Chinese Investors
Johannesburg, 21 August 2019: To support growing energy cooperation and investment between China and Africa, the African Energy Chamber is organizing a working visit to Beijing next week. Led by Executive Chairman Nj Ayuk, the delegation from the Chamber will be meeting with CEOs and Chairmen from China’s state-owned energy companies and the private sector, - Read More
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Monday, September 2nd, 2019

With Brand New LNG Terminal and a Gas Mega Hub, Equatorial Guinea Drives the African Game
Johannesburg, 20 August 2019: Equatorial Guinea made yet another step closer to becoming a gas hub for Africa today as it inaugurated the first LNG storage and regasification plant to be built on the West African coast. While West Africa is a major global exporter of gas from Nigeria and Equatorial Guinea, no import infrastructure - Read More
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Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Centurion CEO speaks to Chinese Oil and Gas Investors on African opportunities
Beijing, July 2nd 2019: A team of attorneys from Centurion is in China this week to participate in the EG Ronda Licensing Roadshow being held today and tomorrow at the Kempinski Hotel Beijing. Led by CEO Nj Ayuk, the team is meeting with several high-profile Chinese executives and energy companies seeking to invest in sub-Saharan - Read More
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Monday, September 2nd, 2019

New CNPC Discovery Confirms South Sudan’s Immense Oil Potential
Johannesburg, 21 August 2019: In what has become a remarkable month for exploration in Africa, a CNPC-led consortium has made a 300 million barrels of recoverable oil discovery in South Sudan’s northeastern Upper Nile state. It is almost as much as the Oyo Discovery announced earlier this month in Congo. The exploration well was drilled - Read More
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Monday, September 2nd, 2019

Between extortion and the sanctity of Petroleum contracts in Nigeria, DRC and Senegal.
Last week, a commercial court in the United Kingdom gave reason to a claim by engineering company Process and Industrial Developments Ltd (P&ID), which demands over USD$9 billion from the Nigerian government over a failed gas deal. The decision follows a 2017 arbitration award and turns it into a legal judgement, which could allow P&ID - Read More
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Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Can Africa’s oil and gas lead social & economic revitalisation?
Can Africa’s Oil and Gas Lead Social & Economic Revitilasation? Originally Published on CNBC Africa. May 30, 2019 Africa has considerable oil and gas resources that can help accelerate growth on the continent if used strategically. NJ Ayuk, Founder and CEO of Centurion Law Group wrote a book on the Future of African Energy breaking - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Africa’s resources: Re-examining the management of oil and gas
Subscribe to France 24 now:http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7http://f24.my/YTliveEN In tonight’s edition: Nigeria’s president will work from home after being away from the country for three months. We also take a look at the management of natural resources on the continent and how an increasing number of Nigerians are - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

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Oil and gas industries represent the greater part of many African economies, yet they appear to contribute little to broader societal development. African lawyer and author NJ Ayuk joins us to discuss the ways African nations can properly manage their oil resources to promote economic prosperity.
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

NJ Ayuk’s Big Barrels leads the way forward to Africa Oil and Gas 2.0
Leading pan-African energy lawyer, NJ Ayuk, has recently launched his debut book – Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity. Mr Ayuk is the managing partner of Centurion Law Group, a pan-African corporate law conglomerate which specialises in energy, extractive industries and the financial sector. His book has broken sales records - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Voices of Leaders interviews NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group
Visit the Business Profile of Centurion Law Group here:https://voicesofleaders.com/view/comp… Centurion Law Group is a pan-African corporate law conglomerate. Operating at the cutting edge of business practices today, Centurion stands ready to provide outsourced legal representation and a full suite of legal services to new, expanding and established corporations. From our headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

NJ Ayuk Addresses Local Content at AOP 2017
NJ Ayuk, CEO of Centurion Law Group, was an advocate for strong local content policies and creating an enabling environment for investors at Africa Oil & Power 2017 in Cape Town. Ayuk, a prominent voice in the pan-African legal profession, spoke on the Policy & Law Panel during the three-day conference in June.
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Germany-Africa Business Forum
Organized one day each year in Berlin, the Germany-Africa Business Forum (GABF) draws together African business, political and societal leaders with Germany’s preeminent companies and policymakers in order to forge stronger trade and investment ties. GABF aims at bringing together shrewd entrepreneurs, key opinion leaders and social influencers, CEO’s and selected politicians and non-governmental organizations - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

THE OIL & GAS YEAR
>https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5QHrENlA8PseY7X1g-gvvA The Oil & Gas Year, in partnership with the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy (MMIE) and Centurion Law Firm, conducted its fourth strategic roundtable for Equatorial Guinea in Malabo on Saturday May 21, 2016. The event was held at the Sofitel Sipopo hotel and golf course and was officially sponsored by Total and - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

The exit of Africa’s richest woman could revitalise Angola’s cash cow
NEWS ANALYSIS Now we know: new Angolan president João Lourenço is not sitting idle while the descendants of former president José Eduardo dos Santos rule over the country’s most profitable and important institutions. The take down of Sonangol’s board of directors and, specifically, Isabel dos Santos, who was ousted from the company last month, is - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

LEAPING BACKWARDS INTO DARKNESS
As the Trump Administration backs out of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the fight against corruption in the hydrocarbons industry loses an important ally. By NJ Ayuk and João Gaspar Marques Co-Authors of Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity, co-written with João Marques November started with a loss for the - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

South Sudan oil conference fails to draw biggest energy firms
JUBA (Reuters) – South Sudan’s president was a no-show for the nation’s first international oil conference, a gathering that also failed to attract prospective investors from the biggest global energy companies. The turnout shows only smaller companies are risking bets on the oil sector of the world’s youngest country. South Sudan has 3.5 billion barrels - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Centurion successfully advocates for Equatorial Guinea OPEC membership
Centurion congratulates the Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons for bringing Equatorial Guinea into OPEC, an initiative that demonstrates the massive progress made by the nation since the first oil and gas developments of the 1990s. At yesterday’s 172nd meeting of the OPEC members, Equatorial Guinea’s Minister of Mines and Hydrocarbons H.E. Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima - Read More
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Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

African law firm becomes the first to move into South Sudan
A law firm with offices in five African states has become the first to move into South Sudan, through an alliance with a local firm. Pan-African law firm Centurion Law Group has become the first international firm to expand into South Sudan, through an alliance with local firm Awatkeer Law Chambers. Signed on 10 April, - Read More
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Monday, January 14th, 2019

Meet the Boss: NJ Ayuk, managing partner, Centurion Law Group
‘Meet the Boss’ is a How we made it in Africa interview series where we pose the same 10 questions to business leaders across the continent. “You are going to be part of the best generation this continent has seen. But to keep going forward we can’t be held back by this self-bigotry of low - Read More
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