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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 …


Niger Delta Avengers promise to up pipeline attacks in Nigeria

May 28, 2016 | Field Case Studies

By Jo Harper | – The Niger Delta Avengers have attacked again. After community leaders expressed support for the militants’ third attack this month in the oil-rich but desperately poor region, fears grow that oil production will suffer. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) claimed responsibility on Friday for an attack on a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation …

Oil & Gas Events

SPE Nigeria Council

SPE Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition

August 2, 2016 – August 4, 2016

Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Nigeria Council announces the 40th edition of the Nigeria Annual International Conference and Exhibition (NAICE 2016), scheduled to hold between 2nd and 4th August 2016 in Lagos, Nigeria. The conference is the West African region foremost technology conference. NAICE focuses on …

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 …

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