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Côte d’Ivoire: Endeavor goes public over Songon dispute

US developer Endeavor Energy has gone public in its dispute with Starenergie 2073 over the local partner’s decision to drop it from the 372MW Songon gas-to-power project, and sign up a Chinese contractor to develop the scheme. How the stand-off might be resolved is not yet clear, but legal action is likely. Its statement, issued on 3 October, said: “Endeavor is fully committed to enforcing its rights under the JDA and will seek redress against Starenergie and anyone tortuously interfering with its contractual rights.”

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