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FeaturedAngola’s New Leadership: What to Expect
The mega-producer gets a new president from the old ruling party. Investment reform may be in the pipeline.
February 23, 2018Market Report: Progress at Nigeria Azikel Refinery, Aker Takes Hess’ Ghana Assets
Aker Energy acquires Hess Corporation’s stake in Ghanaian DWT/CTP block.
February 21, 2018Advances on the Oilfield
South Sudan's Minister of Petroleum assures security and calls for investment in energy.
Paths of Profit, not Destruction
How can government quell unrest and operators keep producing in the volatile Gulf of Guinea?
February 20, 2018Solar, Geothermal, Wind Join Gas to Power Africa
With costs having decreased, renewable energy has demonstrated its efficiency.
February 19, 2018The Buzz: This Week in Africa
Top Stories: Egypt signs exploration and promotion deals, oil prices up, DRC to explore parks
February 16, 2018Market Report: BP and Kosmos Near Approval on Offshore Project
Tortue project nears development stage.
February 13, 2018Year of Recovery? Making Oil Price Forecasts in 2018
After three years of price shocks and instability, 2018 is expected to be a year of recovery for the sector.
February 9, 2018Market Report: Kosmos Completes Senegal Well
NNPC to import daily gasoline cargos to eradicate fuel queues
February 7, 2018Local Content Comeback
Now the oil price is in recovery, what's the outlook for local content? (Op-ed)
February 6, 2018Bright Future for Africa’s Oil and Gas Sector
Forecasts indicate 2018 will be a year of improvement across the board, starting with a boost in oil and gas production.
February 1, 20182017 Recap: LNG, Pipelines and New Frontiers
The stabilization of oil prices in 2017 was welcomed news for oil-producing countries in Africa, and signalled a progressive output for the continent.
January 24, 2018Africa is Prime for IPPs
AOP's Power Projects Panel tackled some of the critical challenges to achieving universal access on the continent.
January 18, 2018Energy Coalitions: The AOP 2018 Theme
AOP 2018 focuses on the new alliances emerging and how African oil, gas and power sectors can grow in this environment.
January 16, 2018Opportunities in Nigeria Abound
This article is part of a series of roundups from the Africa Oil & Power 2017 panels. See the video highlights from the panel here. While known as Africa’s oil and gas powerhouse — consistently a top oil and gas exporter, a longtime member of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and a hub of oil […]
January 9, 2018AOP’s Top 10 from 2017
See a recap of our editors' top ten picks for 2017, as well as the top five most viewed articles and videos from our readers.
January 4, 2018Africa: A Final Frontier for Oil & Gas
Panelists at AOP discuss strategies for exploration in a low price environment, and challenges specific to Africa.
December 21, 2017IPPs: Africa’s Answer?
AOP panelists discussed how best to light Africa.
December 5, 2017OPEC and Africa – A Marriage of Convenience
African producers can benefit from the new, less exclusive OPEC.
November 29, 2017Lack of Midstream Infrastructure Challenges Africa
AOP panelists discuss the opportunities and challenges to trading oil and gas on the continent.
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.