Angola’s upstream regulator has cancelled, as a result of the government's response to Covid-19, a meeting that was due to be held next week to outline issues related to its 2020 licensing round.

The National Agency of Petroleum, Gas & Biofuels (ANPG) had announced that a “clarification session” was to be held on 25 March for companies who may want to participate in the bid round centred on acreage in the onshore Lower Congo and Kwanza basins.

However, the ANPG said the meeting has been postponed to an unspecified date "in compliance with the preventive measures recommended by the Interministerial Commission for the Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic, which discourages public events ...of