Déby's newest Erdis bloc investors in default
One year after acquiring seven exploration blocks in the Erdis basin in northeast Chad, Ewaah Investors have yet to pay.
French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is continuing to lobby in favour of the regime of Idriss Deby, a faithful partner of France whose position has been rendered fragile by a changing regional environment. Agents of France's DGSE external intelligence service have even warned off his nephew in Qatar, rebel leader Timan Erdimi.
Ever since former ExxonMobil man Ateib Abdessalam was ousted from [...]
As the new deputy general manager of the Djermaya refinery, operated by Chinese firm CNPC, Valerie Commelin has become the [...]
The news went under the radar, and for good cause. Chadian president Idriss Deby chose Christmas Eve, December 24, as [...]
Chad’s Idriss Deby can boast about finding a way to buy out Chevron’s stake in the Doba project but the big winner in the operation is Glencore upon which Chad is increasingly dependant because of the possibility the country’s oil [.
Chad president Idriss Deby has lost his latest petroleum battles. Indeed, his negotiations with Exxon collapsed and the conditions governing exploration by CNPC have highlighted his glaring lack of control over oil companies. The drop in production on the Doba [.