Project Star: Chevron's stealth mission to raise the bids for OMLs 86 and 88
Taking a page from ExxonMobil's book (AEI 851), Chevron would like to trim its Nigerian portfolio by divesting from secondary or aging assets. The plan is to sell these to local firms with enough connections for the Department of Petroleum [. [...]
Niger Delta a Gold Mine for Private Security Firms?
A runaway rise in kidnappings and attacks on oil facilities in the Niger Delta is forcing western groups operating in the region to increasingly retain the services of private security companies. Alongside British firms that have long been established in [. [...]