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South Sudan Oil: A Curse or a Blessing

December 30, 2016 | Field Case Studies

By Dr. Isaac Yak R. Tutdel | – The Petroleum Industry in South Sudan (PISS) was inherited from the continuing Sudan and sustains long historical records. South Sudan is endowed with significant non-renewable natural resources that would have an enormous positive transformational impact on the South Sudanese communities if polices to exploit them were for …

The Big Ripples from OPEC’s Production Cuts

December 01, 2016 | Field Case Studies

By Anthony Mirhaydari | – OPEC finally did it. On Wednesday, the oil cartel agreed to a production cut in an effort to bolster prices and relieve the fiscal pressure on member countries like Saudi Arabia, Iraq and Iran. This is a move first teased on Feb. 11, the day crude prices nearly touched the $26-a-barrel threshold, and …

Trump’s Isolationism: Threats and Opportunities for Africa

November 11, 2016 | Latest Featured Articles

By Patrick Bond | – What does a Trump victory mean for Africa? The most catastrophic long-term consequence is climate change. This is because Trump is a denialist. He will give the green light to widespread fracking, coal and oil exploration. Africa will be the most adversely affected continent. United Nations scientists estimate that nine out of 10 small-scale farmers …

World Bank Warns Libya Faces Economic Collapse

October 20, 2016 | Roundtable Discussion

By Wesley Dockery | – A recent World Bank report has claimed the Libyan economy is “near collapse” due to inflation and lack of oil production. What are Libya’s economic challenges and do Western countries harbour any responsibility to help? The report, titled “Libya’s Economic Outlook – October 2016” suggested that Libya’s lack of exploitation …

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10th Annual Sub-Saharan Africa Oil & Gas Conference

April 26, 2017 – April 26, 2017

The Annual Sub-Saharan Africa Oil & Gas Conference is a unique conference that brings petroleum ministers, senior government representatives, African producers, national oil companies, international oil companies, investors, financial institutions, service sector and entire stakeholders together to meet; share knowledge, exchange ideas, …

Subsea Nations & Africa Oil/Gas Investment Forum

May 1, 2017 – May 1, 2017

                  “The Future of Subsea Technology in Offshore Africa  and Growing Local Markets” Currently, about 70% of global oil are produced onshore, while about 25% are produced offshore and the rest subsea.  Industry experts and analysts believe the deepwater and offshore fields are …

22nd World Petroleum Congress 2017

July 9, 2017 – July 9, 2017

    Turkey kicked off its promotion for the 2017 Congress at the 21st WPC in Moscow, Russia, 15-19 June 2014; with its stand activities, interviews, speeches and closing ceremony presentations. The Turkish delegation at the 21st WPC consisted of more than 100 delegates, …

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