Home oil & gas 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. [...] (427 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 SENEGAL Business 02/06/2020 Nexeya and Leonardo face stiff competition as Rear Admiral Diagne retires MADAGASCAR Politics 29/05/2020 Mayor of Antananarivo gets capital's waste disposal debt cancelled DRC ZAMBIA Business 27/05/2020 Hungary's Duna Aszfalt talks to leading Katanga businessman about cross-border road project Access the free section On the same subject 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 13/11/2018 Virunga: Kabila and Quest Oil grilled by Belgian parliament Oil exploration in the Virunga National Park, authorised by the [...] 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 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. [...] DRC 16/05/2017 Aime Mukena unsubmersible at ministry of hydrocarbons He’s done it again. Congo-K’s minister of hydrocarbons Aime Ngoy Mukena has once again manage to save himself a seat [...] 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. [...] DRC 23/02/2016 Soco checks out for good Weary of a campaign by NGOs that targeted its operations in the Virunga national park, the British junior has decided to focus instead on its assets in Brazzaville and Luanda. [...] Receive prompts for these topics DRC Aime Ngoy Mukena Bruno Tshibala Cohydro Jean Muganza Jose Sangwa Kanyunzi Joseph Kabila Leon Suberbielle Louis-Gerard Vununu Oil Quest DRC Serge Lescaut Simon Buwangamio Soco See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?