Oct 17th, 2012
By: EIA Nigeria is the largest oil producer in Africa and has been a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) since 1971. In 2011, Nigeria produced about 2.53 million barrels per day (bbl/d) of total liquids, well below its oil production capacity of over 3 million bbl/d, du...
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Feb 26th, 2012
Press Release Indian Engineering Companies Explore New Business at Oil & Gas Africa Major Indian companies will be part of a dedicated Indian pavilion at the upcoming Oil & Gas Africa expo, which takes place from 13 to 15 March at Cape Town International Convention Centre. The Indi...
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Jan 11th, 2012
PARIS, France, January 11, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On December 15, 2011, Momar Nguer was appointed Senior Vice President, Africa/Middle East at Total Supply & Marketing. He succeeded Alain Champeaux who left his operational responsibilities after a career of 35 years within...
Dec 27th, 2010
Higher world oil prices pushed Algeria’s trade surplus up to $14.80 billion in the first 11 months of 2010 from $4.70 billion in the same period last year, official figures showed on Saturday. Exports were up 26.8 percent to $51.27 billion from $40.44 billion in January-November 2009, while imp...
Dec 26th, 2010
Wikileaks cables have revealed a disturbing development in the African uranium mining industry: abysmal safety and security standards in the mines, nuclear research centres, and border customs are enabling international companies to exploit the mines and smuggle dangerous radioactive material across ...
Nov 15th, 2010
Employees of an oil and gas exploration company were injured during a demonstration by local residents in northern Kenya, police said on Monday. Security officers were deployed to protect staff including Kenyans and at least two Chinese nationals exploring in Marsabit, Marcus Ochola, the police comma...