Liberia Makes 'Significant' Oil Discovery
The country is set to join the club of oil-producing nations with an announcement that a 'potentially large accumulation of oil deposits' were discovered off its coast.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf chats with U.S. Ambassador Linda Thomas-Greenfield during the tour of an oil exploration rig.
National Oil Company of Liberia, 21 February 2012
The National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) welcomes the announcement by African Petroleum that their Narina-1 exploratory well drilled in Block LB-09 off the coast of Liberia ... read more »
West Africa: The Rush for Oil - the New Wild West?
Inter Press Service, 18 November 2011
There is a new oil rush off the coast of West Africa. But there are fears that the sector is not sufficiently regulated, and watchdog groups are raising concerns about transparency ... read more »
Global Witness, 26 September 2011
Far-reaching reforms of Liberia's oil sector are urgently needed if its population is to benefit from future oil discoveries, says a report released today by Global Witness and the ... read more »
Angola Press Agency, 9 September 2011
The Liberian ambassador, Conmany Wesseh, who is in Angola as the envoy of the President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, said on Friday in Luanda that his government wants to ... read more »
Liberia: Liberia Begins Oil Exploration
The New Dawn, 15 August 2011
Oil exploration off the Liberian coast has begun in earnest by the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation. The process which took off on Friday, August 12, was witnessed by President Ellen ... read more »
Liberia: Time for Harvesting Country's Oil
The Analyst, 15 August 2011
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf visited facilities of the Anadarko Petroleum Corporation on Friday, August 12, marking the official launch of oil exploration off the coast of ... read more »
Liberia: Pressure for Country's Oil
Heritage, 16 December 2011
This paper has reliably learnt that there are plans afoot by four Liberian civil society organizations under the banner Liberia Oil and Gas Institute (LOGI) in collaboration with ... read more »