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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.
March 22, 2018South Sudan Responds to U.S. Oil Industry Restrictions
The Ministry of Petroleum responds to U.S. restrictions on oil tech imports implemented on March 21.
May 31, 2019Market Report: Total SA pulls out of Democratic Republic of Congo
The only oil major, Total SA exploring for crude noted it’s pulling out of a block.
December 14, 2018Senegal, US Govt Agency sign $550m power deal
The power deal will benefit over 12 million people.
August 23, 2018The NOPEC Non-Event
Michael D. Ehrenstein unpacks the NOPEC Bill and why it is unlikely to become law.
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 […]
September 29, 2017Market Report: Nigeria Targets Oil Production of 4m bpd
Nigeria's oil minister targets oil production of 4 million bpd.
August 18, 2017Market Report: NNPC Reduces Cost of Oil Production
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation cut the cost of oil production from $78 to $23 per barrel.
July 8, 2017Market Report: The Gambia to Begin Oil Exploration in 2018
The Gambia issued a permit to FAR Ltd. to drill Erin Energy’s offshore A2 and A5 blocks.
June 30, 2017Market Report: France to Invest in Nigeria
The French government has set aside a one billion Euro investment fund for Nigerian oil and gas.