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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 …


Crude Oil Rallies as Support Builds for OPEC Production Freeze

October 19, 2016 | Field Case Studies

By Daniel   Graeber | – Oil prices moved higher in early Tuesday trading as OPEC interjected itself back into the market conversation by reiterating prospects for a production freeze. An expected increase in crude oil production from Libya and Nigeria, two members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, coupled with signs the U.S. economy was making …

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4th annual North African Downstream Summit

January 10, 2017 – January 10, 2017

The North Africa Downstream Summit has been specifically designed to provide operators from the refining and petrochemical industry a platform to share insight, expertise and best practices. Co-located with the 11th annual North Africa Oil & Gas Summit, the summit is the …

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11th annual North Africa Oil & Gas Summit 2016

January 10, 2017 – January 10, 2017

The North Africa Oil & Gas Summit is the meeting place for IOCs to connect with regional NOCs and understand how to create win/ win partnerships in a time where cooperation and collaboration is more important than ever. Gathering Petroleum Ministers, NOCs …


Offshore West Africa Conference 2017

January 24, 2017 – January 24, 2017

Offshore West Africa, presented by Offshore Magazine and supported by Oil & Gas Journal, is the only conference and exhibition dedicated to the offshore oil & gas industry in the region, and will host its 21st anniversary edition will return to Lagos, …


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, …

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