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EBRD launches GEFF in Armenia to support SMEs

The EBRD has launched a new Green Economy Financing Facility (GEFF) in Armenia that will support SMEs in funding investments in green technologies

AFC invests in InfraCredit

The African Finance Corporation has signed a $25 million equity investment in InfraCredit, a Nigerian infrastructure-focused credit enhancement facility that provides guarantees for energy and infrastructure projects in Nigeria

AIIB approves fixed income portfolio

Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank approved yesterday a $500 million fixed income portfolio, targeting opportunities in emerging Asia

Subsea design contract awarded for Senegal's SNE field

A joint venture between Capricorn Senegal, Woodside, FAR and Senegal National Oil Company has awarded the subsea front-end engineering design contract to the Subsea Integration Alliance for the SNE Field Development-Phase 1 project located offshore Senegal

Natixis launches new SWIFT gpi transaction tracker

Natixis has announced a new initiative using SWIFT gpi technology – a new digital international transaction tracking service called My Tracked Transfer

IDB and CDB launch Caribbean geothermal programme

The Inter-American Bank and the Caribbean Development Bank have launched a programme to fund sustainable energy in Eastern Caribbean countries

EBRD backs Jordan wastewater expansion PPP

The EU has signed off on a €30 million ($34 million) grant to Jordan's Ministry of Water and Irrigation to co-finance the expansion of the As-Samra wastewater treatment plant

Financial close for OPIC-backed Kipeto wind

UK-based private equity firm Actis Capital has announced that the $300 million, 100MW Kipeto wind farm in Oldonyo Narok, Kenya, has reached financial close

Kibo renews MoU for Mozambique coal-fired

Africa-focused energy developer Kibo Energy has signed a renewed and expanded memorandum of understanding with energy utility Electricidade de Mocambique for the development of a coal-fired power plant, additional energy projects, and power infrastructure across the Southern African state

LUKOIL tenders Iraqi midstream FEED contract

Russian oil and gas company LUKOIL has launched a tender for the contract for the front end engineering and design of an oil export pipeline project connecting the Tuba tank farm and Fao tank farm in Iraq

Details emerge on Petroperu’s refinery FC

Further details have emerged on the financing of Petróleos del Perú’s Talara refinery which reached financial close last week

Snowy Hydro board approves expansion

The board of Snowy Hydro has approved the final investment decision for the so-called Snowy 2.0 expansion

PTT outbids Chevron on Gulf of Thailand blocks

Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has secured two concessions for the Erawan and Bongkot blocks in the Gulf of Thailand, Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan said yesterday (13 December 2018)

EU funding for Meridiam's EV charging company

Dutch electric vehicle charging infrastructure company Allego, which is 100% owned by French fund manager Meridiam, has obtained €40 million in quasi-equity investment from the EIB

Total reduces stake in Ichthys LNG in Australia

Total has signed an agreement to sell a 4% interest in the Ichthys liquiefied natural gas project in Australia to operating partner INPEX for $1.6 billion, following cost overruns and delays

BHP, ExxonMobil to develop West Barracouta gas field

BHP and ExxonMobil have made the final investment decision to develop the West Barracouta gas field in Bass Strait, off the coast of Victoria in Australia

FC deadlines for two CPEC projects extended to next year

Pakistan’s Ministry of Energy has extended the financial close deadlines of two China-Pakistan Economic Corridor projects – the $1.66 billion Matiari-Lahore transmission line and $542 million Gwadar coal-fired power plant

InfraCo Africa backs Cameroon solar PV

InfraCo Africa has signed a $1.7 million convertible loan with the South African developers of the 50MW Élan solar PV in Garoua, Cameroon

Peru postpones decision on GSP pipeline

Peru's government has once again postponed a final decision regarding the Gasoducto Sur Peruano (GSP) pipeline