The Energy Invest: Namibia 2023 publication, the official investment report on oil, natural gas, power, mining and renewable energy sectors of the country, will be launched at the “Invest in Namibia Energies” strategic session at African Energy Week 2023 (AEW) in Cape Town on October 18.
Endorsed by the Ministry of Mines and Energy and produced by Energy Capital & Power in partnership with the African Energy Chamber, National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR), Namibia Investment Promotion and Development Board and Namibian International Energy Conference 2023.
The energy report is the first to explore current trends, developments and opportunities within the country’s energy sector through high-level interviews and first-hand analysis.
Namibia is gearing up to become the energy capital of the continent with five commercial oil discoveries, double-digit mining sector growth and a $10-billion hydrogen development.
The publication offers insights into the timeline to first oil, current and planned exploration and appraisal drilling programs, and Namibia’s new upstream local content policy.
The report opens with exclusive interviews with the Petroleum Commissioner and Executive Director of Namibia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy.
A dedicated energy transition chapter tracks the latest developments of Namibia’s large-scale hydrogen projects, its goal to boost utility-scale solar PV generation capacity, and its status as an up-and-coming supplier of rare earth elements to Europe.
The 100-page publication also explores trade and investment opportunities within Namibia’s support sectors, including power, transport and infrastructure, featuring an update from BW Energy on its flagship Kudu gas-to-power project, highlighting the expansion of Namibia’s principal ports and positioning the country as a trade a regional logistics hub within the SADC.