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July 27, 2018Market Report: Shell secures E&P contracts in Mauritania
Shell has secured PSCs from the Mauritanian government for the exploration and production of hydrocarbons from two blocks.
July 22, 2018An African Perspective: No Good Will Come From NOPEC
Throughout the years I spent as an undergraduate and law school student in the U.S., one of the things I truly admired was American ingenuity. I loved following news stories about U.S. startups that scraped together enough money to go overseas, explored for oil – and despite overwhelming odds, achieved success. These companies were creating […]
June 29, 2018Market Report: Oil prices rise to three-year high
Oil prices see a three-year high amid falling U.S. stockpiles and U.S./ Iranian tensions.
June 1, 2018Market Report: Ghana to award nine new upstream oil blocks
Oil prices settle lower, Ghana’s energy ministry to award new upstream oil blocks for commercial exploration.
May 11, 2018Market Report: U.S. imposes new economic sanctions on Iran
U.S. President Donald Trump pulls out of nuclear deal and Treasury imposes new sanctions, Oil prices climb higher.
May 7, 2018Hydropower: A Risky Business
Though it has great potential, hydropower has a critical downside — when it doesn’t rain, the power stops.
April 27, 2018Market Report: Modular Refineries In Nigeria Move Ahead
Two modular refineries will be completed and commissioned by December 2018.
February 21, 2018Paths of Profit, not Destruction
How can government quell unrest and operators keep producing in the volatile Gulf of Guinea?
December 8, 2017Market Report: Exxon Signs PSCs with Mauritania
ExxonMobil E&P Mauritania Deepwater Ltd. has signed with the government of Mauritania to explore three deep-water offshore blocks.
September 8, 2017Market Report: Nigeria’s Egina to Boost Production
Egina FPSO to sail this quarter, Ghana/Ivory Coast border dispute ruling this month.