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Port-Gentil

(French pɔrʒɑ̃ti)
n
(Placename) the chief port of Gabon, in the west near the mouth of the Ogooué River: oil refinery. Pop: 150 000 (2009 est)
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Which explains why the Gabonese government continues to support its refinery capacity and recently signed an agreement with Samsung C&T to construct a new refinery in the oil centre Port Gentil that will eventually replace Sogara.
Doha GOALS Foundation, in partnership with Connor Sports and local authorities, built two Sport CourtA Power Game multipurpose courts; one in Port Gentil, Gabon and another in Nablus, West Bank, Palestine.
He will present a case study about accessing African ports such as Port Gentil in Gabon.
The deal foresees the construction of a plant in Gabon to produce ammonia from natural gas--the first of its kind in the region--and a factory to turn this into fertilizer in the oil hub of Port Gentil.
The Espadon licence agreement covers a total area of 4 km2, located to the west of Port Gentil, with an estimated 24 million barrels.
The moderate-risk category includes foci in Nola-Bilolo and Lobaye Prefecture (Central African Republic), Bipindi and Campo (Cameroon), Kango and Port Gentil (Gabon), Mbini (Equatorial Guinea), and areas in Bouenza and Gamboma (Congo).
The disputed vote sparked days of protests in Libreville, the capital, and Port Gentil, Gabon's second city.
SW1 Kajuna Strickland clears out a room at the Balise School in Port Gentil, Gabon, during an Africa Partnership Station community outreach project.
Its planned ports of call ranged from Dakar, Senegal, in the north, to Port Gentil, Gabon, in the south, with stops in Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Cameroon and the island of Sao Tome.
His victory led to unrest in Libreville and three days of rioting and looting in the southwestern oil city of Port Gentil, where three people were killed, according to an official toll.
Evidence of the several days of chaos was still ubiquitous in Port Gentil.
1994 - A devaluation of the CFA franc triggers severe unrest on 21 February in Libreville and Port Gentil.