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Oil and gas to be major attraction for private equity over next 12 months

A recent EY survey reveals 43% of private equity investors plan to deploy capital into oil and gas by first half of 2017.

Africa’s richest man plans refinery to end Nigeria’s fuel woes

By refining oil at home, Dangote says importation will end.

Can oil diversify Uganda’s economy?

A lot of optimism and hope is riding on the 6.5 billion barrels of crude oil in the Lake Albert basin.

Tullow Oil to ramp up activity in Kenya and looks to SMEs for partnership

Tullow Oil is set to intensify drilling activities in Kenya towards the end of this year, with plans to produce ‘early oil’ by the second half of 2017.

Oil at $50 a barrel: Better times ahead for Africa’s crude producers?

The oil price has risen substantially from record lows.

Questions lie ahead as Nigeria reforms state oil company

The restructuring of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation into five businesses and two service companies has been widely anticipated since President Muhammadu Buhari took office last year.

Recent Articles

  1. discusses expansion plans for his company and why now is the time to invest in Africa.

    Africa’s richest man plans refinery to end Nigeria’s fuel woes

    13 July, 2016
    By refining oil at home, Dangote says importation will end.
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    Can oil diversify Uganda’s economy?

    11 July, 2016
    A lot of optimism and hope is riding on the 6.5 billion barrels of crude oil in the Lake Albert basin.
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    Oil and gas to be major attraction for private equity over next 12 months

    11 July, 2016
    A recent EY survey reveals 43% of private equity investors plan to deploy capital into oil and gas by first half of 2017.
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    Tullow Oil to ramp up activity in Kenya and looks to SMEs for partnership

    4 July, 2016
    Tullow Oil is set to intensify drilling activities in Kenya towards the end of this year, with plans to produce ‘early oil’ by the second half of 2017.
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    Airlines pull out of Nigeria as its economy tanks

    6 June, 2016
    United Airlines flies daily between to Lagos – Nigeria's largest city – and the US city of Houston, Texas. But not for much longer.
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    Oil at $50 a barrel: Better times ahead for Africa’s crude producers?

    3 June, 2016
    The oil price has risen substantially from record lows.
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    CEO: Africa’s oil and gas industry still offers opportunities for service providers

    24 May, 2016
    Geoffrey White highlights opportunities in Mozambique and Ghana.
  8. Muhammadu Buhari

    Nigeria’s herculean task of doubling FDI

    10 May, 2016
    Africa’s largest economy plans to double its foreign direct investment (FDI) by removing impediments to investment, but this may be a tall order.
  9. Angola's capital Luanda one of the world's most expensive cities.

    Angola: Risk and reward

    3 May, 2016
    The country is trying to diversify its economy and reduce its dependency on oil exports.
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    Kenya got oil: what next?

    21 April, 2016
    Has Kenyan oil been overrated?
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    Meet the Boss: Paul Muhato, MD, Engen Petroleum (Tanzania)

    7 April, 2016
    'A positive attitude will capitalise the smallest opportunity.'
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    Oil and gas: Africa’s top 10 places to invest in 2016

    29 March, 2016
    Home to some of the biggest oil and gas discoveries in recent years, Africa is under-explored and its untapped hydrocarbons reserves are enormous.
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    Questions lie ahead as Nigeria reforms state oil company

    22 March, 2016
    The restructuring of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation into five businesses and two service companies has been widely anticipated since President Muhammadu Buhari took office last year.
  14. Lagos is Nigeria's most densely populated state.

    Charles Robertson on why there is much to like in Nigeria

    11 February, 2016
    We have always maintained that Nigeria’s future does not lie with oil, and are encouraged by the high quality government team that is pushing hard for diversification.
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    Competing for FDI: How do Africa’s economies compare with other emerging markets?

    26 January, 2016
    What effect will global headwinds have on Africa's foreign investment inflows, and how do its leading economies compare to other emerging markets?
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