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November 10, 2017Market Report: Nigeria Calls for Talks to Renew Licenses for Shell, Total
Nigeria is also urging Shell and Eni to continue the disputed OPL 245.
April 24, 2017Total Talks in South Sudan Reach Impasse
Negotiations between the Government of South Sudan and a group of investors including French supermajor Total broke down last week when both sides could not reach an agreement to develop a prized piece of onshore oil and gas real estate. For several months, South Sudan had been trying to sign an exploration and production agreement […]
December 11, 2017The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: Tullow's Uganda Farm-Down Expected Next Year; Ivory Coast, Morocco Power Projects Get a Boost
November 24, 2017Market Report: Gambia Blocks Show Potential
An audit of two offshore blocks off the coast of The Gambia found potential for a total of 1.1 billion barrels of oil.
November 14, 2017Leaping backwards into darkness
As the Trump Administration backs out of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, the fight against corruption in the hydrocarbons industry loses an important ally.
November 13, 2017The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: China to Fund Hydro Power Plant in Nigeria; Kenya To Increase Oil Revenue Share for Locals
November 3, 2017Market Report: Shell Sells Onshore Gabon Assets
The entirety of Shell's Gabon onshore oil and gas interests went to Assala Energy.
October 27, 2017Market Report: Nigeria Pushes Overhaul of Refineries
Nigeria's refineries investment requires an investment of $2 billion.
October 17, 2017Roads, Pipelines Vital to South Sudan
AOP talked to Prince Engr Arthur, Chairman of Oranto Petroleum, about key market trends in South Sudan, including new actors in the market, the country's exploration potential and the need for infrastructure to be developed.
October 9, 2017The Buzz: This Week In Africa
Top Stories: Renewables On-Track to Grow Exponentially in Africa; South Sudan, Uganda to Cooperate on Electricity