Home oil & gas DRC 13/06/2017 Ministers come and go but Muganza's netwoks stay put Behind the changing line-up of hydrocarbon ministers, the country’s oil sector is still under the thumb of the same powerful networks. [...] (453 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? OK Subscribe toAfrica IntelligenceorPay-Per-Article E-wallet starting from 30 EUR Subscribe or Pay-Per-Article Discover our offers Not reader yet?Create an account to access our FREE SECTION A free issue A selection of articles New editions' summaries Keyword notifications to follow people or topics of interest to you A free issue and a selection of free articles Summaries and email notifications Keep me logged in Create a free account Free Articles DRC ZAMBIA Business 27/05/2020 Hungary's Duna Aszfalt talks to leading Katanga businessman about cross-border road project MOROCCO Business 22/05/2020 Private firm Sentinel lands security contract with EU delegation DJIBOUTI UNITED STATES HORN OF AFRICA Diplomacy 19/05/2020 US Air Force beefs drone capacity against al-Shabaab Access the free section On the same subject CONGO 11/06/2019 SNPC and Ebata bring in new unknown players to develop MKB Output at the producing MKB field will hit the roof if we are to believe the managers of the oil services firm that has been picked to join the project. [...] ANGOLA DRC 11/06/2019 Former Soco man to head joint oil zone under Felix Tshisekedi Acquaintances of the Kabila clan are keen to get involved in the exploration of the common interest zone that lies adjacent to Chevron's blocks. [...] DRC 05/06/2018 Oil boss Jean Muganza steadily carving his hegemony in stone The bigwig of the oil ministry and true deus ex machina of the sector for the past decade, Jean Muganza [...] DRC 20/02/2018 Adonis Pouroulis makes Kabila back down on Cuvette blocks Although his mandate officially ended in 2016, Congolese president Joseph Kabila has given his green light for oil exploration on [...] DRC 09/01/2018 Perenco caught in middle of clan war among State leaders The Congolese State's patience has worn thin over the loss [...] DRC 29/08/2017 Prime minister forces former services expert Sungula into oil Former officer for the national intelligence bureau (Agence nationale de renseignement, ANR), Jean-Claude Sungula will once again handle oil assignments, [...] DRC 29/08/2017 Minister Mukena more determined than ever to sell Nganzi According to our sources, Congolese minister of hydrocarbons, Aime Ngoy [...] Spotlight DRC 29/08/2017 Who's hiding behind Oil Quest, future operator of Virunga In 2015, junior Soco International bowed to mounting pressure from environmentalists and chose to abandon its permit V located in the Virunga National Park. Now, a new company has been negotiating a renewal of the very same permit. [...] DRC 01/08/2017 Dieudonne Mbaya to guide MIBA to safer waters By appointing Dieudonne Mbaya Tshakani Tshabantu chairman of the board of directors of state-owned diamond producer Societe miniere de Bakwanga [...] DRC 25/07/2017 President Kabila places his men in revamped Cohydro Free Despite a change in name, the state-run firm will still be firmly under the grip of the same Katangese networks that have controlled the country's oil sector until now. [...] DRC 27/06/2017 Block V: former Soco players behind Oil Quest International A number of sector veterans are quietly pulling the strings behind junior Oil Quest, poised to take over from Soco on the very promising block V. [...] DRC 16/05/2017 Minister Mukena in a rush to get rid of block V Cohydro and the minister are determined to sell off the strategic permit, formerly operated by Soco in Virunga Park, as fast as they can. [...] Spotlight DRC 08/03/2016 Kabila vents anger with Angola over joint oil zone Congolese president Joseph Kabila has purged oil circles of all officials deemed to be soft on Angola and taken other significant measures indicating that a sea change in relations with Luanda is underway. Mukena spells it out to Luanda - [. [...] DRC 26/01/2016 EnerGulf’s future looks dim After winning a 10-month respite last July, the American junior EnerGulf still hasn't started work on its contractual well on [...] Spotlight DRC 08/12/2015 New oil bosses hail from Katanga - and favour Luanda With a year to go before his second and final term in office comes to an end, Congolese president Joseph Kabila has shaken up his team of advisers and the civil servants who count in the oil sector. [...] Receive prompts for these topics DRC Aime Ngoy Mukena Albert Ongendangenda Tienge Bruno Tshibala Cohydro Crispin Atama Energulf Esther Mputu Fracgeo Jean Muganza Joseph Kabila Louis-Gerard Vununu Oil Quest International Soco Theodore Mugalu See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?