Is Nigeria Losing Competitive Edge as African Oil Producer?
The Nigeria Natural Resource Charter has said that the country is fast losing its competitiveness in the global oil market due to hydrocarbon discoveries in new jurisdictions within the African continent, writes Chineme Okafor for This Day.
Aker Energy Makes Successful Oil Discovery in Ghana
Business Day, 11 January 2019
Aker Energy has announced that its oil exploration in the Deepwater Cape Three Points block in Ghana have been successful. Read more »
Africa's Rich Oil - From Blessing to a Curse of Rampant Corruption and Bad Governance On the Continent?
FrontPageAfrica, 17 February 2019
The African continent in recent years has come to be major Geo-strategic importance to the oil-dependent industrialized economies and giving attention that Africa receives from… Read more »
Terminate Dormant Petroleum Agreements - President Orders
Ghanaian Times, 16 October 2018
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged the Ministry of Energy to review petroleum agreements that are dormant and, possibly, terminate those contacts. Read more »
South Africa's 'Game-Changing' Oil Find - Three Lessons From Ghana
African Arguments, 2 April 2019
In early-February, South Africa discovered huge reserves of oil and gas off its shores. President Cyril Ramaphosa, along with many experts, described the find as a "game-changer"… Read more »
Oil Reforms - Miracle or Mirage?
VOA, 17 January 2019
Angolan President Joao Lourenco has made headline-grabbing changes in the nation’s vital oil sector since taking power in 2017. Economists say these changes should improve… Read more »
Govt Resumes Oil Production in Former Unity State
VOA, 25 January 2019
Oil is again being pumped from fields in South Sudan’s former Unity state, five years after production was halted because of fighting between government soldiers and rebels. Read more »
Oil & Gas Production - Canadian Firm Manifests Intertest
Cameroon Tribune, 20 March 2019
A delegation from Canada was led last week to an audience with the Minister of Water Resources and Energy. Read more »
Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe has welcomed the announcement made by French company Total, that they had made a significant gas discovery in the Outeniqua Basin, off the ... Read more »
President Salva Kiir has received offers from agents of established companies, organizations and financing groups worth billions of dollars, that critics warn will mortgage the ... Read more »
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ibe Kachikwu has said that multinational oil firms would not be allowed to ship out all the crude oil they produce, saying that ... Read more »
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation will amend its planned northern corridor gas supply line to extend up to Algeria from Kano State. Read more »