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How Not to Incite Oil Communities in Nigeria

April 13, 2017 | Roundtable Discussion

By Egufe Yafugborhi | – Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osibanjo, who, like the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, is fond of telling people what they want to hear, declared in passing that oil companies should relocate to producing environment in the Niger Delta. Flamboyantly academic and articulate, Osibanjo flatters Niger Deltans with such …

What OPEC Really Thinks About Current Oil Prices

April 05, 2017 | Investment Development

Matthew DiLallo | – Given the recent market whispers that OPEC will extend its output cuts, it suggests that the oil cartel thinks that oil prices are still a bit too low for its liking. Last fall, OPEC sent shock waves through the oil market by agreeing to its first output cut in eight years. …

Why Collaboration Could Help The Niger Delta Overcome Its Difficulties

March 30, 2017 | Field Case Studies

By Adrian Gonzalez  – Nigeria is a country that has amassed major oil wealth, but also suffers from extreme poverty. The Niger Delta, the country’s main oil producing region is one of the areas experiencing chronic underdevelopment and environmental degradation. Nigeria is Africa’s biggest oil exporter and suffers from what’s known as the natural resource curse – a broad term that describes how …

Who Gets Control Of Libya’s Oil As The Guns Go Silent?

March 21, 2017 | Field Case Studies

By Irina Slav | – The Libyan National Oil Corporation expects to soon regain control over the Es Sider and Ras Lanuf oil terminals, which were the point of clashes between the Libyan National Army and the Benghazi Defence Brigades that ended last week with the LNA taking the ports back from the BDB. Although …

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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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