The SNPC overhaul creates rifts among the ‘clans'
The tense situation within several public companies, including the state oil company, is fuelling vicious in-fighting within the regime. [...]
The stakes of Total and ENI on the mature fields of Tchibouela, Tchendo and Tchibeli-Litanzi were snapped up by an unexpected trio that will operate them alongside local firms. Behind it all lay protracted negotiations in Brazzaville. [...]