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The mega-producer gets a new president from the old ruling party. Investment reform may be in the pipeline.
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 […]
April 6, 2017Catalysts: Human development and Global Politics
AOP panelists speak on their catalysts for change in 2017
April 3, 2017Ghana power sector stumbles
A former leader in power works to fix a system under strain.
March 29, 2017Play by Play: Lake Turkana and Lake Victoria
The discovery of oil in the Kenyan side of Lake Turkana in 2012 dramatically shifted the area’s oil and gas profile.
March 23, 2017Play by Play: Lake Tanganyika and Lake Rukwa
Lake Tanganyika may be Tanzania's best bet for finding oil.
March 21, 2017S. Sudan, Eq. Guinea Enter Petroleum Partnership
Two established African producers agree to work together on petroleum matters.
March 16, 2017Catalysts: International Politics and Energy Access
AOP panelists Jude Kearney and Lloyd Manokore on their catalysts for change in 2017
March 14, 2017Play by Play: Lake Malawi
One of the Rift Valley's most overlooked areas could be extremely promising.
March 7, 2017Play by Play: Lake Kivu
An unconventional resource base supporting an unusual power project in Rwanda
February 27, 2017Play by Play: Albertine Graben
Our Great Rift Valley Play by Play article looks at the Albertine Graben.
February 20, 2017Kenya: Innovating in Power
How did Kenya double national access to power in just three years?
February 9, 2017Play by Play: The Great Rift Valley
The Rift Valley is becoming one of the great petroleum provinces of Africa.
February 6, 2017OPEC Maintains its Grip, for Now
The cartel still has clout, despite non-member production rises.
February 1, 2017From Adversity, S. Sudan Aims High
South Sudan has a troubled history, but the government now plans to more than double production.
January 19, 2017Trump Wants Answers on Africa
Just before his inauguration, Trump's team asks some tricky questions about Africa.
January 16, 2017Big Promises: Ghana Election Special
Ghana’s new government promised change – what does it mean for the oil and gas sector?
January 10, 2017Finding the Funds
How funding for petroleum projects is adapting to the "lower for longer" climate.
November 29, 2016In the Field Training
While Cameroon has made strides in advancing national content on paper, progress still needs to happen on the ground.
November 17, 2016Challengers and Change-makers
AOP asked leading voices in the African energy industry for their views on catalysts for change in the oil, gas and power sectors.
November 16, 2016Catalysts for Change
AOP's 2017 theme is Catalysts for Change. In our next conference, we examine the sparks that will ignite a recovery and the strategies that oil and gas companies and governments are employing to succeed at a sustained low price point.