Home oil & gas DRC 25/07/2017 President Kabila places his men in revamped Cohydro 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. [...] (321 words) This article is free Log in or create an account to read more Already have an account? Log in Email address Password Forgot your password? Keep me logged in OK 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 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 06/03/2018 How Petrocam flooded the distribution sector with Sonahydroc Thanks to active but very discreet support from the president's chief of staff, Petrocam has taken over the helm at state firm Sonahydroc. [...] 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 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 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 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 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 08/12/2015 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 Alexandre Luba Ntambo ANR Cohydro Hubert Mihimi Jean Muganza Jose Sangwa Kanyunzi Joseph Kabila Louis-Gerard Vununu Nehemie Mwilanya Nkulu Mitumba Kilombo Oil Quest International Soco Sonahydro Theodore Mugalu See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?