Gabon Energy

Chapter | Energy from The Report: Gabon 2016

In a global environment of low oil prices, the Emerging Gabon Strategic Plan has sought to diversify the economy away from hydrocarbons since 2010. As such, over recent years the government has increased development of the hydropower sector, as well as expanding the country’s large natural gas supplies. Despite the oil crisis, Gabon remains very much dependent on oil revenues. The government...

An oil-rich equatorial country in West Africa, Gabon’s abundant natural resources have given it one of the highest per capita incomes on the continent, though lower oil revenues has seen growth contract in recent years.

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In this Growth and Recovery video, powered by technical solutions provider and engineering firm JESA, we explore opportunities to leverage investment and expertise to develop critical power infrastructure in...

Sous l’effet de l’augmentation des prix de l'énergie, les recettes d’exportation du pétrole gabonais ont progressé, malgré un léger ralentissement des volumes de production.


As the drop in oil prices continues, upstream investment in Gabon has slowed as operators decrease their capital expenditure and production costs. The situation is hardly unique to Gabon, with other producers in the Gulf of Guinea, such as Nigeria and Ghana, facing similar situations. However, it comes on top of a decline in Gabon’s production...


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