Libya hopes to reach 2 million oil bpd by 2022, NOC chairman says

2018/15/11 – Libya hopes to receive an exemption from possible production curbs by Opec and allies, as it works to raise its own output capacity levels to two million barrels per day by 2022, the head of the country’s state producer said. Continuer à lire … « Libya hopes to reach 2 million oil bpd by 2022, NOC chairman says »

La Mauritanie intéressée par le gazoduc Abuja-Rabat

2018/14/11 – Selon des sources économiques concordantes, la Mauritanie et d’autres pays d’Afrique du Nord-Ouest sont très intéressés par l’oléoduc reliant Abuja, au Nigéria,  à Rabat, au Royaume du Maroc. Continuer à lire … « La Mauritanie intéressée par le gazoduc Abuja-Rabat »

Niger – Le pétrole a procuré des recettes cumulées de plus 650 milliards de FCFA et créé 7000 emplois au Niger

2018/14/11 – Le Niger a tiré des recettes fiscales de plus de 600 milliards de FCFA  depuis 2011 de l’industrie pétrolière qui a permis la création de 7000 emplois et la formation de 200 cadres,  annonce  l’ambassade du Niger en Chine dans un magazine consacré à la coopération entre les deux pays. Continuer à lire … « Niger – Le pétrole a procuré des recettes cumulées de plus 650 milliards de FCFA et créé 7000 emplois au Niger »

Niger’s growing oil output ambitions rely on Benin pipeline

2018/11/11 – Niger’s nascent oil industry is targeting production of more than 100,000 b/d in the next two to three years, but hopes rest on matching the landlocked country’s output ambitions with its export plans via the construction of a Niger-Benin pipeline. Continuer à lire … « Niger’s growing oil output ambitions rely on Benin pipeline »

Niger/Sudan – New oil, gas opportunities emerge in Sudan, Niger

2018/08/11 – Some countries in Africa are emerging as potentially exciting players in the oil and gas space – from Sudan, which has emerged out of the clutches of civil war, to Niger, which is rising up as a new producer of petroleum products.

Sudanese Petroleum and Gas Minister Azhari Abdalla Abdelgader on Tuesday explained to delegates attending Africa Oil Week, in Cape Town, how Sudan’s oil production had peaked at 500 000 bbl/d in 2011. Continuer à lire … « Niger/Sudan – New oil, gas opportunities emerge in Sudan, Niger »

Nigeria/UK – NNPC signs DSDP agreement with UK’s BP Oil

2018/06/11 – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a six-month Direct Sale-Direct Purchase (DSDP) agreement with the British Petroleum’s (BP) trading arm, BP Oil International, for the supply of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria/UK – NNPC signs DSDP agreement with UK’s BP Oil »

In Niger’s Oil Industry, Fortune favours the bold

2018/06/11 – We have covered this topic extensively in our book, Big Barrels: African Oil and Gas and the Quest for Prosperity, which looks at what African nations have done to better manage their hydrocarbon wealth and curb the potential negative effects of the oil industry on the economy.

The story of oil exploration in Africa is one of many failures and victories, of bold bets in unexplored areas that have brought great returns, of forgotten lands that only some bold few decided to venture in, in the search for riches. This has been the story for many of Africa’s current oil and gas hot spots. It’s hard to imagine that at one point in time, no one believed that Equatorial Guinea had oil or was even willing to try it out. Sudan, Chad, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Senegal, Liberia… they are all in one way or another, nations whose potential was for long snubbed by international oil and gas companies, until one bold player took the chance and found these so desired resources. Continuer à lire … « In Niger’s Oil Industry, Fortune favours the bold »