Perenco's former GM in Congo, Christophe Blanc, ups sticks to London
The former head of Perenco's Congo subsidiary Christophe Blanc has joined the French oil group's London headquarters. He was replaced by Stéphane Barc in September.
Under the management of the Franco-British company since December, Gabon's main terminal for oil exports has suffered a leak of some 50,000 m3 of crude. With one of the country's key facilities out of action, Perenco and the Gabonese authorities have been heavily criticised for their lack of transparency over the circumstances of the accident and its social, environmental and economic impact.
A delegation from Technip FMC, the French-American oil company in charge of the subsea installations of Total's LNG project off the coast of Cabo Delgado province in Mozambique, should be in Mayotte in mid-March for one last survey of the local port infrastructure and services.
Almost three years after coming under the wing of Indonesia's state-owned firm Pertamina, the French oil and gas concern Maurel & Prom, founded by French businessman Jean-Francois Henin, is working to expand its African portfolio as several senior staff members