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2013-12-10 08:31:56

LUANDA, Angola, December 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Project will change Luanda's seafront into a unique, urban and social challenging project, combining modernism, urbanism and quality of life The international presentation of Luanda's Bay project took place during the 1st Luanda Bay Business Forum, in the city capital of Angola. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/658585 ) "Sociedade Baia de Luanda" redeveloped the whole Luanda's Bay...

2013-12-06 08:22:17

HOUSTON, Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that the Company has received written confirmation from The Ministry of Petroleum of Angola that the available 40% working interest in Block 5, offshore Angola, has been assigned to Sonangol E.P., the National Concessionaire. The Ministry of Petroleum also confirmed that Sonangol E.P. will assign the aforementioned participating interest to its exploration and production affiliate, Sonangol...

2013-12-06 04:20:22

First APR Energy mobile gas turbine project in sub-Saharan Africa JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Dec. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- APR Energy, a global leader in fast-track power solutions, today announces it has signed a new contract to provide fast-track power in Angola. Featuring GE mobile gas turbines, the deal represents APR's first turbine project in sub-Saharan Africa, and quickly follows the GE strategic alliance announced in October. The contract will bring APR's total footprint in Angola...

2013-11-19 20:21:56

WELLESLEY, Mass., Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is in the midst of an entrepreneurial revolution that is invigorating the region with new opportunities, increased employment and a robust rise in gross domestic product to one of the highest in the world, according to the 2012 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Sub-Saharan African Regional Report launched this week in Lusaka, Zambia. Africa's real GDP rose by 4,9 percent from 2000 to 2008, more...

2013-11-19 12:32:21

HOUSTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that Steve Guidry, VAALCO's Chief Executive Officer, will present at the 20(th) Africa Oil Week Conference in Cape Town, South Africa. The presentation will begin at 11:05 a.m. South Africa Time (4:05 a.m. Eastern Time) at the Cape Town International Convention Center on Tuesday, November 26, 2013. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100316/NY71495LOGO) The conference will not be...

2013-11-13 23:21:40

Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: The West African Oil & Gas Market 2013-2023. London (PRWEB) November 13, 2013 Report Details The West African oil & gas market is experiencing a period of strong growth, with significant exploration and production activity taking place in the region's offshore fields. The similarities between the pre-salt reserves in Brazil and West Africa is generating renewed interest in the latter's oil & gas market, while...

2013-11-07 16:26:12

HOUSTON, Nov. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today reported net income attributable to VAALCO of $2.4 million or $0.04 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2013 compared to net income attributable to VAALCO of $0.1 million or $0.00 per diluted share for the comparable period in 2012. Third quarter 2013 revenues were $37.7 million compared to $37.6 million in the third quarter of 2012. (Logo:...

2013-10-24 12:22:10

IBM's first Corporate Service Corps pro bono problem solving team in Angola LUANDA, Angola, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) experts on a community service assignment in Angola have recommended strategies to help improve the economy there, beginning with strengthening the oil and gas industries -- the country's biggest source of foreign revenue. IBM also helped Angola with a plan to strengthen its tourism programs and university system. (Logo:...

2013-10-23 08:35:21

LUANDA, Angola and BRUSSELS, October 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Unitel and Proximus perform first African 4G video roaming call supported by BICS BICS, a global provider of wholesale carrier services, today announced it has enabled the first 4G video roaming call (data roaming session) made in Africa, in the presence of HRH Princess Astrid, Princess of Belgium, on an official state visit by the Belgian Economic Trade Mission to Angola. The video call took place...

2013-10-10 12:22:51

HOUSTON, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- VAALCO Energy, Inc. (NYSE: EGY) today announced that it will hold a conference call to discuss its third quarter 2013 results on Friday, November 8, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Central Time (11:00 a.m. Eastern Time). Interested parties may participate by dialing 1 (800) 230-1059. International parties may dial 1 (612) 288-0337. The confirmation code is 305439. This call will also be webcast on VAALCO's website at www.vaalco.com. (Logo:...


Latest Angola Reference Libraries

Southern Reedbuck, Redunca arundinum
2012-10-12 11:24:59

The southern reedbuck (Redunca arundinum), also known as the common reedbuck or the rietbok, is a species of antelope that can be found in southern Africa. Its range extends from Tanzania and Gabon to South Africa, including Angola, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Namibia, and Zambia, among other areas. It prefers a habitat within grasslands, woodlands, pastures, and valleys. This species uses reeds and other tall vegetation located near water to remain hidden from predators....

Barbeled Houndshark, Leptocharias smithii
2012-09-03 08:24:18

The Barbeled houndshark (Leptocharias smithii) is a species of bottom dwelling shark and sole member of the Leptochariidae family. It is a fish found in the Atlantic Ocean, inhabiting coastal waters of Africa from Mauritania to Angola and found at depths up to 246 feet. It is occasionally found as far north as the Mediterranean Sea. Its habitat is typically muddy water around river mouths. This fish can grow up to 32 inches in length, and is characterized by its long, slender body,...

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2007-10-22 16:03:24

The Bioko Allen's Bushbaby (Galago alleni) , also known as Bioko Allen's Galago, or Bioko Allen's Squirrel Galago is a species of primate in the Galagidae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and Nigeria. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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2007-06-25 08:55:42

The Giant Sable Antelope, Hippotragus niger variani, is a rare subspecies of Sable Antelope native and endemic to the region between Cuango and Luando Rivers in Angola. They live in forests near the water, where leaves and tree sprouts are always juicy and abundant. It is an endangered species, so it is protected in natural parks, and hunting it is, therefore, forbidden. Both sexes have horns, which can reach 59 inches. Males and females are strikingly similar in appearance until they...

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2007-02-21 18:04:44

The grey triggerfish (Balistes capriscus) is a triggerfish of Eastern Atlantic areas. It is found from Mediterranean to Angola, and Nova Scotia to Argentina.

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