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Oil sector still alarmingly adrift
A year after new bosses were appointed to Congo-K’s hydrocarbons ministry the country’s oil industry is still going nowhere. A struggle between the department’s civil servants and its chiefs has often turned to the disadvantage of the minister, Crispin Atama, [. [...]
Total, Caprikat & Soco caught up in tumult
Security problems in the eastern part of Congo-K are such that some oil companies like France’s Total are seriously thinking of declaring force majeure. To that can be added the controversy over Soco International’s exploration in the Virunga national park, [. [...]