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Your oil and gas partner for growth in Africa

Standard Bank is one of the largest banks in Africa with an on-the-ground presence in 20 countries. We have a deep specialisation in natural resources, including oil & gas, where we offer extensive financial solutions clients require across the oil and gas value chain.

We offer comprehensive financial services and products to meet the evolving financials needs of both international and local oil & gas companies operating in our presence countries. In addition, our on-the-ground specialist teams can support you in identifying opportunities that further drive the development of the broader oil & gas ecosystem. 

Some of the benefits

Innovative solutions

We provide you with innovative and end-to-end banking services to assist your transactional, investment and financial needs

Sector Insights

Our well-established on-the-ground presence ensures that you get in depth insights into the oil and gas jurisdictions

Manage foreign currency risk

As the number one foreign currency trader in Africa, we are able to support you with the insights and instruments to manage foreign currency risk

Access to local and global resources

As a key provider of capital with a large balance sheet, you get access to both local and global resources of debt, equity and multilateral funding options
Our offering

Backed by experienced teams, we offer a comprehensive suite of innovative solutions:

Investment Banking solutions - Our sector specialists prepare customized offerings to suit your needs in the oil and gas sector, in areas like reserve-based lending, corporate lending and project finance structures.

Global Markets solutions - We provide solutions to help you manage your foreign exchange and rates risk, including hedging solutions applicable to your business.

Transactional solutions - Our network of transactional bankers can provide a variety of solutions ranging from meeting day-to-day transactional needs to offering you a range of trade solutions.

Why talk to us
  • Extensive presence across Africa: Our on-the-ground teams with extensive experience within the local markets ensure that you have access to policy and decision makers who drive the development of the oil & gas industry.
  • Strong balance sheet: The strength of our balance sheet ensures that we are well-equipped to support your operations and growth aspirations.
  • Innovative and customised solutions: You have access to world-class sectoral structuring solutions that are customised according to the needs of your business 
  • Ongoing financial support: We provide ongoing financial support and working capital facilities, as well as have a leading forex capability to support the flow of funds across Africa and internationally.
  • Our offering
  • Why talk to us

Backed by experienced teams, we offer a comprehensive suite of innovative solutions:

Investment Banking solutions - Our sector specialists prepare customized offerings to suit your needs in the oil and gas sector, in areas like reserve-based lending, corporate lending and project finance structures.

Global Markets solutions - We provide solutions to help you manage your foreign exchange and rates risk, including hedging solutions applicable to your business.

Transactional solutions - Our network of transactional bankers can provide a variety of solutions ranging from meeting day-to-day transactional needs to offering you a range of trade solutions.

  • Extensive presence across Africa: Our on-the-ground teams with extensive experience within the local markets ensure that you have access to policy and decision makers who drive the development of the oil & gas industry.
  • Strong balance sheet: The strength of our balance sheet ensures that we are well-equipped to support your operations and growth aspirations.
  • Innovative and customised solutions: You have access to world-class sectoral structuring solutions that are customised according to the needs of your business 
  • Ongoing financial support: We provide ongoing financial support and working capital facilities, as well as have a leading forex capability to support the flow of funds across Africa and internationally.
Standard Bank Macroeconomic study on Rovuma Liquified Natural Gas Project

Since 2010, Mozambique has found over 150 Tcf of offshore natural gas. In seeking to develop this resource for the benefit of all Mozambicans, we have been at the forefront of the developments in the region. 

Standard Bank’s independent macro-economic study sets out the potential for the first phase of Area 4’s Rovuma liquefied natural gas (LNG) project.
This report provides an independent, objective assessment of Phase 1 of the Rovuma LNG Project at Afungi Mozambique.

  • Download the report in English
  • Download a summarised presentation in English
  • Download the report in Portuguese
  • Download a summarised presentation in Portuguese
Rovuma

Significance of Rovuma Liquefied Natural Gas Project

Standard Bank’s Head of Client Coverage, Luvuyo Masinda, explains the significance of Mozambique’s Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) prospects. Read more

Standard Bank’s Head of Oil & Gas, Southern Africa, Paul Eardley-Taylor delivered a public lecture at the Wits Business School in May 2019 on the regional impact of Mozambique’s pending LNG projects. Read more here.

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Dele Kuti
Global Head: Oil and Gas

Africa is likely to experience continued oil and gas investment over the next three to five years as the stabilisation of crude prices above $60/bl, coupled with the continent's rapidly expanding population, lure oil producers to one of the last remaining energy investment frontiers

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Dele Kuti
Global Head: Oil and Gas
Paul Eardley-Taylor
Southern Africa Head: Oil and Gas
Khwezi Tiya
South Africa: Oil and Gas
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