Home oil & gas ANGOLA 14/03/2017 Under pressure Sonangol offers tax concessions In the face of threats from the majors to reduce investment in response to ongoing tax disputes, Sonangol has opened secret negotiations with them. We investigate. [...] (309 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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At the start of May, Colombia’s state-owned oil company Ecopetrol [...] ANGOLA 11/04/2017 Horacio Fortunato’s (excessively) grand output goals Undeterred by the crisis hanging over Angola since the oil [...] ANGOLA 28/02/2017 The Dos Santos clan starts to liberalize the oil sector Lacking the financial muscle to continue monopolizing the local oil industry, Sonangol has opened the door to the private sector. [...] ANGOLA 29/11/2016 N’Gunu Tiny in rush for acreage with Ophir’s founders Africa Energy Intelligence understands that N’Gunu Tiny, a well-connected Angolan businessman who heads the consulting and investment firm Emerald Group, [...] ANGOLA 29/11/2016 Isabel dos Santos has trouble licking Sonangol into shape Embroiled in financial and judicial wrangles, the head of Sonangol, is finding it hard to push through reforms in the oil sector. She’s compensating by publicizing her activities. 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[...] Spotlight ANGOLA 31/01/2012 Dos Santos forced to share the cake The ruling MPLA party won’t be in any danger of losing power in legislative elections at the end of this year but the day is fast approaching when Luanda will have to give others as bigger piece of Angola’s oil [. [...] Spotlight ANGOLA 08/02/2011 Sonangol sees future in pre-salt plays Angola and its national oil company Sonangol are actively preparing for the future of their oil industry - and energy in general. Luanda is not only intent on profiting fully from the current spike in demand for oil and gas [. [...] Receive prompts for these topics ANGOLA Aupec BP Chevron ENI ExxonMobil Isabel dos Santos Jose Maria Botelho de Vasconcelos Sonangol Statoil Total Vieira de Almeida See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?