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Scramble for African Oil Tests Beijing’s Resolve to Stay Clean

November 28, 2017 | Roundtable Discussion

Translated by Alan Lee | – The people of Hong Kong were shocked when news came out last week that former home affairs secretary Patrick Ho Chi-ping, along with the former foreign secretary of Senegal Cheikh Gadio, was arrested by US authorities for allegedly having bribed the president of Chad and the foreign minister of …

OPEC’s War Against Shale Is Far From Over

November 10, 2017 | Field Case Studies

Despite the recent market rally and current bullish streak in oil prices, the years-long competition for market share between OPEC and U.S. shale producers shows no sign of abating, and will likely continue for the next several years at least. That was OPEC’s conclusion in the group’s World Oil Outlook released this week. OPEC believes U.S. shale production …

Africa’s Upstream Investment Terms Fail to Impress

November 02, 2017 | Investment Development

By Ian Lewis | – The region will have to offer much more attractive investment terms to lure operators to its upstream Put a group of oil company bosses in a room together at virtually any time in the industry’s history and they will complain about investment terms or the regulatory environment in the countries …

Oil & Gas Events

Egypt Petroleum Show 2018

February 12, 2018 – February 12, 2018

BOOK YOUR STAND FOR NORTH AFRICA’S LARGEST OIL & GAS EXHIBITION Returning to Cairo in its second edition from 12 – 14 February 2018, the Egypt Petroleum Show (EGYPS) brings together the Egyptian and North African government representatives, key project owners, NOCs …

Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition 2018

February 26, 2018 – February 26, 2018

The Gathering Place for the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry The Nigeria Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition is recognised as the largest oil and gas event in Sub-Saharan Africa. Now in its seventeenth year, the gathering will take place 26 February – 1 March …

East Africa Oil and Gas Summit & Exhibition 2018

March 14, 2018 – March 14, 2018

The 5th East Africa Oil and Gas Summit & Exhibition will be held from 14 – 16 March 2018 at the Kenyatta International Conference Centre (KICC) in Nairobi, Kenya. EAOGS provides a platform for East African ministries and the National Oil companies …

8th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition & Conference 2018

March 25, 2018 – March 25, 2018

8th North Africa Petroleum Exhibition & Conference 2018 The largest international trade fair for the oil and gas industry in Africa, dedicated to Upstream, Midstream and Downstream and all suppliers of products, services and technologies around the oil and gas industry. Read …

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