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A Glimmer Of Hope For Nigerian Oil As The NDA Announces A Ceasefire

August 24, 2016 | Field Case Studies

Irina Slav | – The Niger Delta Avengers have agreed to cease their attacks on oil production and transportation infrastructure after prolonged negotiations with the federal government of Nigeria. The ceasefire, however, is conditional, and talks will continue, the group announced. The condition that the NDA has laid out for the federal government is that …

Russia and OPEC

Oil Sustains Rally As Russia Returns To OPEC Negotiating Table

August 15, 2016 | Roundtable Discussion

By Irina Slav | – Russia is still negotiating an oil production freeze with OPEC, and more specifically with the organization’s number-one producer Saudi Arabia, Energy Minister Alexandr Novak said, in an interview published on Monday for Saudi newspaper Asharq al-Awsat—a move that has oil prices rising in the grasping hope that production will soon be …


How OPEC Lost Its Iron Grip On Oil Prices

June 12, 2016 | Roundtable Discussion

By Nathan Bomey | – When his final press conference as secretary-general of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries came to an end last week, Abdallah Salem el-Badri finally addressed the whispers that have been circulating throughout the oil markets. Energy industry observers are howling that “OPEC is dead,” El-Badri acknowledged, after the group again failed to reach …


Gas May Transform Mozambique Even as Debt Darkens Confidence

June 03, 2016 | Investment Development

By Paul Burkhardt | – About 30 minutes down a pot-holed road from Vilanculos, where dhows ferry tourists to luxury resorts on Bazaruto island, Sasol Ltd. is ramping up output of a fuel that could transform the world’s 13th poorest nation. Vast gas discoveries hold the potential to boost Mozambique’s economy, more than three decades after …

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World energy congress 2016

23rd World Energy Congress 2016

October 9, 2016 – October 13, 2016

The World Energy Council is the principal impartial network of leaders and practitioners promoting an affordable, stable and environmentally sensitive energy system for the greatest benefit of all. Formed in 1923, the Council is the UN-accredited global energy body, representing the entire energy …

African oil week

23rd Africa Oil Week Africa Upstream Conference 2016

October 31, 2016 – November 4, 2016

The 23rd Africa Oil Week/Africa Upstream 2016 Conference showcases Africa’s governments, national oil companies, licensing agencies and corporate oil/gas players shaping the Continent’s future – in exploration and production/development, and provides the most-trusted and unique platform worldwide on Africa’s hydrocarbon industry. The …

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4th East Africa Oil and Gas Summit & Exhibition

November 15, 2016 – November 17, 2016

The 4th East Africa Oil and Gas Summit & Exhibition (EAOGS) EAOGS is firmly established as the most prestigious oil and gas conference and exhibition in East Africa. Now in its 4th year EAOGS once again has the official endorsement of the Ministry of …


MSGBC Basin Summit & Exhibition

November 23, 2016 – November 24, 2016

North West Africa is an under explored margin with very few deepwater wells, however there is increasing global industry interest in the MSGBC Basin, following Cairn’s SNE-1 discovery offshore Senegal, recognised as the largest global oil discovery in 2014. Subsequently, Kosmos Energy …

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