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Madagascar: Bidding round to drive new business opportunities for exploration companies in Africa

The Government of Madagascar has announced the opening of the Madagascar bidding round at Africa Oil Week The bidding round continues to highlight...
Amin Adam

We Want To Make Oil A Blessing For Ghana’s Generation – Amin Adam

Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, a Deputy Minister of Energy, in charge of Petroleum, has indicated government's commitment to support relevant research for public discourse...
Rigworld Training Centre

Rigworld Offshore Training Center is Here to Stay

With increased mining activity in West Africa especially Ghana, it has become essential to have adequate and the necessary training facilities to train and...

Local Content: Gulping Billions Of Dollars With Unfeasible Results In Oil And Gas Sector

In this report, Odimegwu Onwumere unearths that the utilisation of the local content in the oil and gas sector is still a tall dream...
Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) Integrated Oil and Gas Project

Petroleum commission speculates improvement in oil and gas sector in 2017

The economic situation in the Western Regional capital improved largely due to the discovery of oil and gas in 2007 as businesses and multinationals...
Theophilus N. Ahwireng

Oil And Gas Companies Advised To Conduct Studies Into Possible Areas Of Operations

Mr. Theophilus Ahwireng, Acting Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum Commission, gave the advice at the opening of the 2016 Local Content Conference and...

African Governments Urged Master Negotiation Skills in Oil and Gas Sector

George Lugalambi of Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) who made the remark noted that the extraction industry is one of the most complicated and...
AFP © Getty Images/AFP/File / by Jennifer O'Mahony | Energy firms say Senegal and Mauritania's current oil and gas ventures will transform them into net exporters by 2020

Nigeria says to strengthen cooperation with Spain in oil, gas sector

Maikanti Baru, group managing director of the state-run Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), said officials of the two countries made the agreement on Thursday...

Ghana’s Petroleum Bill is without a beneficiary disclosure clause

Beneficial Ownership Disclosure which is critical in reducing high level corruption and improving transparency and accountability in the oil and gas sector is conspicuously...
Ghana’s Parliament

Government urged to pass petroleum bill without delay

This is contained in the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GEITI) Report on the oil and gas sector for 2014 released here recently. Boa Amponsem...
Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, Minister for Energy and Petroleum

Gas sector is major game changer for Ghana’s economy – Buah

This was made known by the Petroleum Minister, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, following the arrival of the FPSO Prof. John Evans Atta Mills (FPSO...

HFC Bank To Educate Customers On Local Content Legislation

The seminar is expected to be opened by Mr Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah, the Minister of Petroleum and would also feature local and foreign...

Kenya faces skills gap in the oil and gas sector

Kenya Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat Acting Director General Gituro Wainaina told Xinhua in Nairobi that the country lacks the specialists to conduct services such...

Nigerian president assures of new policies in oil and gas sector

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to introduce appropriate reforms and fresh policies in the oil and gas sector to boost the nation's economy....

Accountability in Ghana?s Oil and Gas Sector

On Friday, 8th May 2015, the Botsio Hall of the Alisa Hotel was filled with a diverse audience from the world of media, politics...

Set up online repository: Petroleum commission advised

The Petroleum Commission has been advised to urgently set up an online repository where information on upstream petroleum blocks could be accessed.The Petroleum Commission...

Qatar diversifying its exports away from oil and gas sector

Asia remains a key driver of growth for Qatar?s petrochemicals sector, with demand from the region fuelling INVESTMENT and expansion projects. However, the long-term...
Russia is one of the world's biggest oil and gas exporters

Government asked to compensate oil and gas sector related marine accidents.

The Executive Director of the Center for Public Interest Law, CEPIL, Augustine Niber and some civil society groups are calling on government to develop...

Penplusbytes to Train Journalists in Oil and Gas Reporting

Beginning next quarter, Penplusbytes will be executing the third phase of its extensive media capacity building programme for suitably qualified journalists interested in oil...