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Featured Photo: Supporting a U.S. oil and natural gas exploration company off the coast of Israel

  Off the coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea, a member of the OPIC team on a due diligence trip visits a drilling platform near the site where the Noble Energy Leviathan facility will be built with the support of OPIC political... Read more...

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OPIC Partners Pay Back: ContourGlobal

Latest in an ongoing series. Read about other OPIC partners who have repaid their loans in full here. ​​​​​​​ One of several CHP plants built with OPIC financing ​​​​​​​ New York-based ContourGlobal, which used OPIC financing to... Read more...

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OPIC supported project presented with IJGlobal African Power Deal of the Year award

  ​​​​​​​Project finance journal IJGlobal named an OPIC-supported power project in Ghana as the African Power Deal of the Year for its work to reach financial close in 2016. The project, a 200 megawatt (MW) combined cycle dual fuel... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC American business partners: Belstar Development

Fifth in a series highlighting our American business partners See the third and fourth posts to read about other OPIC partners ​​​​​​​ Workers in Ghana unload healthcare equipment for a Belstar supported project... Read more...

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Powering economic development: OPIC at CERAWeek

​​​​​​​OPIC joined energy industry leaders from around the world earlier this month at the CERAWeek energy conference in Houston, where OPIC Acting President Dev Jagadesan spoke on a panel about expanding access to electricity in developing markets... Read more...

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Featured Photo: Supporting a bauxite mining and processing operation with Alcoa in West Africa

  In the Boké region in Guinea, this processing facility prepares bauxite for shipment to aluminum producers. OPIC is providing long-term financing to support the expansion of the facility, a partnership of the government of Guinea,... Read more...

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Expanding access to clean water through private sector investment

March 22 is World Water Day, an event that highlights the severe shortage of clean drinking water, and identifies the most promising solutions to address this global crisis. OPIC has partnered with American businesses on a number of water projects... Read more...

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More than four decades of supporting American businesses in emerging markets: A look at OPIC’s history

  In 1971, President Richard Nixon established OPIC as an agency of the U.S. Government. Unlike traditional aid models based on providing grants, OPIC’s model was based on private sector investment: OPIC disbursed political risk... Read more...

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Focus on OPIC’s American business partners: How a Michigan business is helping African farmers improve yields

Fourth in a series highlighting our American business partners See the second and third posts to read about other OPIC partners   On International Women’s Day, we feature Dawn Hines, who co-founded Aventura Investment Partners... Read more...

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OPIC partners pay back: International Community School in Kumasi, Ghana

Latest in an ongoing series looking at some of the OPIC partners who have repaid their loans in full. Read more about some of our other partners who have repaid their loans here.   The International Community School (ICS) in Kumasi,... Read more...

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