Fracking by SNPC and Orion could boost Block MKB output
The block that currently only produces 400 bpd could get new lease of life thanks to work carried out in recent months by the national oil company.
As well as being the DRC's ambassador to the business world, Felix Tshisekedi's influential special adviser is careful to take care of his own oil product trading interests. In this area, he relies on the close links he has forged with members of the Sassou Nguesso family.
Since early August, mining operators in the DRC have been pushing back against recent fiscal and budgetary measures introduced by the central government in Kinshasa. On 8 September, the leading industry players turned out in force for a meeting with President Félix Tshisekedi.