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. The winning trio. Its [...]
A cabinet meeting in Brazzaville on April 11 turned into a consecration of sorts for Denis Gokana, former managing director of Societe National des Petroles du Congo (SNPC), putting him in the driving seat in Congo-B’s petroleum sector. Africa Oil’s shopping [...]