Can Total take block despite resistance from Teodorin Obiang?
After many twists and turns and misunderstandings, Total hopes to pick up the Equatorial Guinean offshore block EG-18, previously promised [...]
Yusuf Matashi, chief of NPDC, the production arm of NNPC, is being swamped with proposals to revive the "strategic alliance agreements" system. The accords in question, particularly opaque, enabled the national oil company to award acreage relinquished by majors to [...]
Alongside President Muhammadu Buhari, who officially holds the post of oil minister, Nigeria's petroleum affairs are currently handled by two men, Maikanti Kacalla Baru, group managing director of NNPC, and Emmanuel Kachikwu, minister of state, petroleum resources (and also chairman [...]