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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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What’s Really Wrong With the Nigerian Economy?

October 05, 2016 | Roundtable Discussion

By Reginald Uwadiegwu Ibe | – High-level government officials and ranking politicians tell us that the problem with the Nigerian economy and the reasons we are in such a very deep recession are the crash in crude oil prices, renewed Niger Delta militancy and, of course, corruption. Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele said the other …


Why Oil Prices Will Rise More And Sooner Than Most Believe

September 27, 2016 | Field Case Studies

By David Yager | – As the September 26 to 28 “informal” meeting of OPEC producers in Algeria draws near, media speculation could easily cause mental anguish. On oil news websites simultaneous headlines claim OPEC will both fail and succeed in capping output. Called by OPEC August 8, the stated purpose of the gathering was, …

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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 …


11th LPG Trade Summit 2016

November 14, 2016 – November 16, 2016

“Finding New Demand & Offtake for the Rising Global Production” Highlights: Impact of Crude Oil, LNG Price Movement & Global Economic Outlook on LPG Exports & Demand US’ NGL Production & LPG Supply Moving Forward Middle East’s Dominance on Sustainable Production & …

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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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