NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT FINANCE (MAURITANIA)

Green Field PPP Gas to Power Project: For SPEG, a public-private joint venture and developer of a 310 MW gas-fired power project in Mauritania, advised on structuring the financing plan for the project, including the structuring of the credit support package through the use of various World Bank Group Guarantees. The assignment also included evaluating private sector operator partners through sponsor due diligence for government assessment. The objective of the project was to monetize the country’s natural gas reserves to reduce costs and increase power supply in Mauritania, while also creating the opportunity for regional integration through power exports to Senegal and Mali.