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Adaku Ufere Named Leading Young Nigerian Lawyer

07 Nov 2016 02:50 pm

Energy Practice leader, Adaku Ufere, was named one of Nigeria's rising stars in the legal profession.

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The Race for the White House and its Implications for African Oil and Gas

01 Nov 2016 02:49 pm

The results of the US election will greatly impact African business.

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Making Natural Resources Work for All

31 Oct 2016 02:47 pm

Governments need to put in place local content structures and solid regulatory frameworks for oil, gas and minerals extraction.

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South Africa Briefing: When Strikes Cause Economic Loss

26 Oct 2016 02:45 pm

Both companies and employees need to know their rights under South Africa's legal system concerning strikes.

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Legal Frameworks for Data Protection in South Africa and Nigeria

07 Oct 2016 02:26 pm

Centurion examines the legal frameworks for data protection in Nigeria and South Africa.

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Riaan Becker Promoted to HR and Practice Director

27 Sep 2016 02:11 pm

Associate Attorney Riaan Becker will take on the new role of Human Resources and Practice Director.

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La República de Guinea Ecuatorial facilita la creación de empresas

13 Sep 2016 06:11 am

Guinea Ecuatorial establece el Sistema de ventanilla.

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Equatorial Guinea champions trade facilitation in Central Africa

13 Sep 2016 06:08 am

Equatorial Guinea leaps towards a Single Window System.

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Juanita Nkene Mico Avomo to Lead Centurion Litigation Practice

25 Aug 2016 01:38 pm

Centurion appoints leading litigator to head our pan-African litigation practice.

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Centurion is hiring: HR/Practice Director and Senior Associate

22 Aug 2016 11:31 am

Centurion seeks new team members in Malabo and Johannesburg.

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Pay It Forward in Johannesburg

18 Aug 2016 02:14 pm

On July 30 Centurion's South Africa office took part in the NPSPF Sector 3 Pay it Forward / Ubuntu event in Johannesburg, which is based on the concept of contributing to the community by paying kindness forward.

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Adaku Ufere to Lead Centurion Africa Energy Practice

03 Aug 2016 05:39 am

Senior Associate Adaku Ufere has been appointed as Centurion Law Group's Energy Practice Leader. The formation of the the Centurion Energy Practice Group with Adaku at its head cements our commitment to serving energy companies in Africa.

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Centurion Students Excel in US Law Program

22 Jul 2016 07:41 am

Centurion congratulates Jennifer Riveiro Ilende and Beatriz Mayo Mangue on completing their Master of Laws (LLM) at Delaware Law, and Adalberto Ncogo Angono and Manuel Oliveira, who have been recognized for their excellent work in their ongoing studies.

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Who’s Who Legal Praises Outstanding Work in Energy Sector

27 Jun 2016 08:15 am

Centurion CEO NJ Ayuk has been recognized in the latest edition of Who’s Who Legal: Energy as one of the global energy industry’s leading lawyers.

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Strategic Alliance Creates Leading Legal Services Provider in Central Africa

22 Jun 2016 09:44 am

Centurion Law Group has entered a key strategic alliance with Republic of Congo-based law firm Sutter & Pearce. Together, the firms represent Central Africa’s leading Africa-based legal services provider.

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Centurion CEO: Political Will and Leadership Will Resolve African border disputes

07 Jun 2016 06:02 pm

Centurion CEO NJ Ayuk says African countries should resort to diplomatic solutions to overcome territorial differences, as negotiating agreements could unlock a wealth of natural resources.

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Mining Challenges in West Africa

05 May 2016 03:39 pm

Director of our South Africa office Lovelyn Bassey was interviewed this week by the publication Mining Weekly. The article examines the challenges faced by mining firms in West Africa in 2016.

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South Africa HQ Launch Party

07 Apr 2016 07:50 am

Our firm reached a new milestone last week, with the official launch party of the new Centurion HQ in Sandton, Johannesburg.

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Pro Bono Services for Entrepreneurs, Now All Over Africa

06 Apr 2016 02:06 pm

Centurion Law Group is built on the belief that African entrepreneurs and innovators are the future of this great continent. In February we set up our Business Mentorship Program, offering free legal services to small and medium sized companies.

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Official Opening of our New Headquarters in Johannesburg

31 Mar 2016 10:01 am

Centurion Law Group, a pan-African law conglomerate, has opened its new headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, strategically positioning itself to offer continent-wide expertise and insight to local and international businesses.

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Centurion Extends its Pan-African Reach with New Energy Specialists

22 Mar 2016 03:25 pm

Centurion Law Group, the pre-eminent pan-African law conglomerate, is pleased to announce the hire of three new attorneys. The lawyers will help build on Centurion’s high-profile energy practice and extend the group’s reach across the continent.

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New Mentorship Program Offers Support for African Start-ups

19 Feb 2016 04:18 pm

Centurion Group's Pro Bono initiative will extend free legal services to start-up companies and small and medium-sized enterprises to support young entrepreneurs. Centurion will pilot the program in Cameroon and expand to other countries.

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Africa’s 10 to Watch in Oil and Gas

27 Jan 2016 03:34 pm

Pay close attention to these 10 people, companies and trends in African oil and gas. These are the ones to watch in 2016.

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E.G. in Miami

10 Nov 2015 02:06 pm

Centurion Special Counsel Norman J. Nadorff recently gave a lecture at the University of Miami on careers in oil and gas law, with a special mention going to Equatorial Guinea and Centurion Law Group.

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Centurion Accredited as National Expert in Power Sector

10 Nov 2015 11:21 am

Centurion Law Group has been accredited as a National Expert in electricity regulation by Getting The Deal Through.

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Spotlight on Centurion

10 Nov 2015 09:16 am

Learn about Centurion’s vision for law and business in Africa from our CEO NJ Ayuk.

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Former BP, Conoco Legal Counsel joins Centurion Law Group

26 Sep 2015 08:54 am

Norman J. Nadorff will join the group as Special Counsel effective November 1. He will be based in Houston and will serve as both an advisor to the firm and as a legal practitioner.

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Centurion Expands to Cameroon

08 Sep 2015 11:33 am

Centurion Law Group is continuing its pan-African expansion with the opening of an office in Cameroon this month.

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Centurion Summer Associate Program Now Open for 2016

03 Sep 2015 08:21 pm

Following the success of its Summer Associate Program this year, Centurion Law Group has announced that it is welcoming applications for a second program in the summer of 2016 at the firm’s offices in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

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New Posts and Mergers at Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy and GEPetrol

29 Jun 2015 06:47 am

The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced new government appointments and mergers of key internal departments.

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New Appointments in Equatorial Guinea Government

25 May 2015 08:57 am

His Excellency the President of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, last month reshuffled the cabinet, making some key changes to positions at important departments and ministries.

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Meet Equatorial Guinea’s Leaders in China

20 Apr 2015 08:40 am

On April 30, the Government of Equatorial Guinea will host the year’s biggest and best opportunity for investors in Asia to meet the country’s leadership and learn about the top investment opportunities.

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New Book Explains African Upstream Oil and Gas Laws

23 Mar 2015 04:16 pm

Investment interest in Africa’s petroleum industry continues to grow, and with it comes a greater need to understand and comply with laws that govern the sector all over the continent.

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Centurion is Equatorial Guinea’s top law firm in 2015

16 Mar 2015 10:19 am

Centurion LLP has firmly established its reputation for excellence. For the second year running, the practice has been listed as Equatorial Guinea’s top-ranked legal firm by Chambers & Partners.

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The Rise of Equatorial Guinea’s Oil and Gas Industry

04 Mar 2015 04:28 pm

At the Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit last week in Johannesburg, Centurion’s Senior Associate Attorney, Eric Ruben Huertas Morales, gave a presentation on Equatorial Guinea’s oil and gas regulations and its petroleum licensing regime.

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Centurion Expands African Business Presence with New Office and Legal Summit Partnership

29 Jan 2015 02:51 pm

Centurion Law Firm is proud to announce it is expanding into South Africa and strengthening its position in the energy law field as a Premium Knowledge Partner of the 2015 Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit.

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Join Centurion at the Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit

22 Jan 2015 03:57 pm

Centurion is the Premium Knowledge Partner for the Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit 2015, to be held in Johannesburg on February 24-26.

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African Energy Ministers and Law Experts to Convene in Johannesburg to Tackle the Latest Legal Isues in the Oil & Gas Industry

14 Jan 2015 05:55 pm

The Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit 2015 along with its Pre-Summit Masterclas wil be held on February 24-26 at the Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton in Johanesburg.

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AFRICA OIL & GAS LEGAL SUMMIT 2015

14 Jan 2015 05:34 pm

Join us at the Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit 2014.

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Centurion’s Employees Return Back to Malabo After Successfully Completing Educational Training Programs in the US

06 Jan 2015 08:18 pm

Two national groups have travelled to the different parts of the United States and enrolled in some of the most respected universities in the country.

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Africa Oil & Gas Legal Summit 2015 – February 25-26 (Johannesburg, South Africa)

29 Dec 2014 10:43 pm

This Summit comes at an exciting time for Africa's oil and gas industry as it continues its stride to become a global oil and gas powerhouse.

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Spike seen in African offshore disputes, oil companies watching

26 Dec 2014 07:49 pm

frican maritime boundary disputes are expected to rise dramatically, potentially curbing exploration and creating uncertainty in ownership over tens of billions of barrels of oil, industry experts say.

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Equatorial Guinea approves New Local Content regulation for Oil and Gas Sector

26 Dec 2014 06:52 pm

Read a letter from Centurion Law Group's CEO, NJ Ayuk, about the new local content regulations in Equatorial Guinea.

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Official Invitation: Oil and Gas Workshop Malabo Sept 29th to Oct 10

26 Dec 2014 06:13 pm

A new training workshop will be hosted in association with Mr. Michael Bunter of the Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy of the University of Dundee.

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Centurion Announces Sponsorship of Africa Oil Week

24 Oct 2014 05:14 pm

The Centurion, LLP law firm is proud to announce its participation as the Official Africa Energy Law Sponsor of the 21st Annual Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, South Africa.

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EG Full house!!!!!!!!

15 Aug 2014 09:18 pm

There was a full house at the Equatorial Guinea Economic Forum.

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Ashurst oil and gas briefing: Equatorial Guinea launches oil and gas licensing round

15 Aug 2014 09:12 pm

Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy (“MMIE”) of Equatorial Guinea announced on 16 June 2014 that a licensing round will open on 1 July 2014.

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Thank You from Centurion

15 Aug 2014 08:06 pm

Centurion successfully completed our oil and gas law and contracts training program in Malabo from July 21st to 26th.

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The Oil & Gas Week

15 Aug 2014 08:04 pm

The most urgent step that must be taken is for the oil and gas industry to adopt a true local content effort to developing the industry.

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Opportunities for U.S. law firms to consult on projects in African nations are growing

06 Aug 2013 03:52 pm

Opportunities for U.S. law firms to consult on projects in African nations are growing, and companies here and abroad are increasingly turning to law firms to help do deals, navigate regulations and develop infrastructure projects.

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Stable Gains

08 Jul 2013 03:27 pm

Centurion Law Group's CEO, NJ Ayuk, gives an overview of balancing developing Africa's natural resources and attracting international investors with the need to provide national benefit.

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Equatorial Guinea Law firm of the Year 2012

19 Dec 2012 10:04 pm

I want to thank you for your support this year. Today we were informed by ACQ Global Awards that Centurion Law firm was voted, the Oil and Gas law firm of the year in Equatorial Guinea.

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Equatorial Guinea Deepens Ties With Chinese Energy Firms

23 Jul 2012 04:29 pm

Equatorial Guinea is seeking to deepen ties with Chinese energy companies as the country works to improve power infrastructure and increase output of crude and natural gas.

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Behind the scenes: TOGY talks to NJ AYUK. Centurion LLP is recognized internationally

23 Jul 2012 03:56 pm

With a team of seven in-house lawyers from around the world, Centurion was created in 2007 to provide legal services to oil and gas firms in Equatorial Guinea.

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Oil and Gas Affirmative Action. Making Local Content everyone’s Responsibility.

23 Jul 2012 03:31 pm

Centurion has advised the governments of South Sudan, Niger and Uganda on local content policies and has worked with international oil companies on contracts.

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Major Assets: Malabo is ready for further investment.

23 Jul 2012 03:09 pm

Equatorial Guinea has taken the necessary steps to let investors see the country as a business destination.

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Sinochem Sign Preliminary Crude-Oil Agreement in Equatorial Guinea

23 Jul 2012 10:22 am

Equatorial Guinea and Sinochem Group signed a preliminary agreement to ship crude to China in exchange for credit for infrastructure.

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Behind the scenes: TOGY talks to NJ AYUK

22 Jul 2012 01:08 am

TOGY talks to Centurion Law Group's CEO NJ Ayuk about the regulatory systems in Equatorial Guinea.

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Oil & Gas conference session on Legal trends in Africa

05 Jun 2012 09:01 pm

The Gulf of Guinea Oil & Gas Conference is coming up.

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Centurion LLP is recognized internationally

09 Apr 2012 05:01 pm

The prestigious international publication Chambers & Partners has selected Centurion LLP as the law firm with the most projection in Equatorial Guinea.

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Golf Tournament comes to Equatorial Guinea

09 Apr 2012 04:45 pm

On November 19th, the 'Driving Range Shoot tournament' was organized by the Sipopo company. It was hospted at the Hotel Sofitel Sipopo Le Golf and was an outstanding success.

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A “tremendous resource in Equatorial Guinea”

19 Mar 2012 05:11 pm

Centurion Law Firm has been featured by Chamber and Partners, a directory of the worlds leading lawyers, regarding general business law in Equatorial Guinea.

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News briefs from the field

06 Sep 2011 08:18 am

Perupetro to hold new exploration round, Electricity focus for Equatorial Guinea, BPMigas reduces production forecast, Placing blame on an environmental crisis , Saudi commissions solar power plant.

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TOGY talks to Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo

03 Sep 2011 12:52 am

Chairman of the African Union and host of the upcoming Africa and South America Conference, Equatorial Guinea is becoming a powerhouse of a new more independent

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Oil and charity

03 Sep 2011 12:39 am

This small nation in the Gulf of Guinea is the setting for one of the oil sector’s finest examples of charitable giving.

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Firma de MOU entre GEPetrol, Vanco Overseas Energy Limited y LUKOIL Overseas Holding Limited

23 Aug 2011 02:37 pm

Firma de MOU entre GEPetrol, Vanco Overseas Energy Limited y LUKOIL Overseas Holding Limited Comunicado del Ministerio de Minas, Industria y Energía acerca de la firma del Memorándum de Entendimiento para el análisis de datos en bloques libres de exploración.

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TOGY talks to Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima

23 Aug 2011 02:32 pm

Delegate Minister of Mines, Energy and Industry, Gabriel Mbaga Obiang Lima, has been a driving force behind the modernisation of Equatorial Guinea’s resources. In 2011 he finalized agreements with a number of new companies.

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Entering Equatorial Guinea with the Right Local Partner

03 Feb 2011 05:14 pm

The right local partner is necessary to do business in Equatorial Guinea as an international player.

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