Home oil & gas MAURITANIA Issue dated 05/05/2015 President Ould Abdel Aziz wakes up to Banda’s promise The authorities haven’t given up hope of resuming work on the jinxed field lying off Nouakchott. [...] (443 words) This article may be accessed by subscribers and e-wallet holders (EUR 6) Log in to read more Already have an account? Log in Keep me logged in Forgot your password? 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