Nigeria, India partner on energy security

2019/15/02 – Nigeria and the Republic of India have pledged to work more closely to enhance energy security of both countries.

The consensus came on the heels of a visit Tuesday in Abuja of the Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency, Abhay Thakur, to the Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, a release by the corporation’s Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, has said. Continuer à lire … « Nigeria, India partner on energy security »

How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa

2019/06/02. Much has been made about China’s role and profile in Africa and the factors underlying its activities on the continent. Less debated is the spread and depth of Russia’s contemporary presence and profile in Africa.

There was a strong Russian influence in Africa during the heyday of the Soviet Union. The post-independence governments of Angola, Mozambique, Guinea-Bissau, Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Somalia, Ethiopia, Uganda and Benin at some point all received diplomatic or military support from the Soviet Union. Continuer à lire … « How Russia is growing its strategic influence in Africa »

Dutch Oil and Gas Company seeks resuming operations in Libya

2019/09/01 – Dutch Oil and Gas Company « Rosen » has expressed interest in resuming operations in Libya and cooperating with the Arabian Gulf Oil Company.

This came during a meeting which included a delegation from the Dutch company, the management committee of the Arabian Gulf Company, the sales manager of Rosen, and the director of the company’s branch in Libya.

Several oil companies have expressed their desire to resume work in the country following the recovery of Libyan oil production and increase in the 2018 revenues.

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UK ambassador to Libya urges international community to support NOC

2018/04/12 – The United Kingdom’s ambassador to Libya, Frank Baker, has stressed the importance of international community and Libyan institutional support for the National Oil Corporation (NOC) as the country’s primary source of income. Continuer à lire … « UK ambassador to Libya urges international community to support NOC »

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 »

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 »