Home oil & gas ANGOLA 22/05/2018 Switch in top role for the most pro-MPLA of oil firms, Somoil Founded in the shadow of the Angolan ruling party's bigwigs, Somoil is restructuring little by little. [...] (296 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 18/02/2020 Who is Manuel Vicente's trio at the helm of Somoil? The all-powerful former Sonangol chairman Manuel Vicente has placed his troops within the executive board at Somoil, the junior he [...] ANGOLA 25/06/2019 Somoil founders, Joaquim David and Manuel Vicente, drag firm into quagmire Free The founders of the country's largest private oil firm, Somoil, owe the state colossal sums. [...] ANGOLA 28/05/2019 Change of guard under new Sonangol boss Gaspar Martins The head of the state-owned Sonangol will be working alongside a much more eclectic group of directors. [...] ANGOLA 14/05/2019 Joao Lourenco picks a Manuel Vicente supporter to get Sonangol back on its feet In the end, Carlos Saturnino's discord with the hydrocarbons agency cost him his job. [...] ANGOLA 09/04/2019 Manuel Vicente's Sonangol years catch up with him Manuel Vicente, who was the chairman of the board at Angola's state-owned oil firm Sonangol from 1999 to 2012, has [...] ANGOLA 02/10/2018 Who are the former Elf execs pampering Somoil in Geneva? The most powerful private Angolan oil & gas firm appears to have blind faith in former executives of the French major. [...] ANGOLA 18/09/2018 Lourenco's plans to streamline Sonangol to win back IMF The Angolan president wants to give its financial backers reassurance by trimming back the public firm's activities. [...] ANGOLA 21/08/2018 Somoil recruits senior staff and seeks out partners for 2/05 block With the price of oil on the rise for the past year, the ruling MPLA party's favourite firm has ambitious plans to beef up production. [...] ANGOLA 17/07/2018 Why is Lourenco desperate to hold on to Cabinda refinery mirage? Sonangol will be presenting its report to the Angolan government in late August on its choice of company for the [...] ANGOLA 22/05/2018 Why Manuel Vicente has become master of the oil sector After being side-lined by Isabel dos Santos, Sonangol's former CEO Manuel Vicente has made a spectacular come-back under President Joao Lourenco. [...] ANGOLA 03/04/2018 Statoil and ENI circle around Cobalt's blocks While state-owned firm Sonangol has begun proceedings to purchase Texan firm Cobalt International Energy's blocks 20 and 21 (AEI 812), [...] Spotlight ANGOLA 01/05/2012 Ghost local partners for majors Like Cobalt International Energy, under attack for its ties with companies close to government in Luanda, all of the majors operating in Angola are obliged to make concessions. If they want to be sure of landing the best blocks they [. [...] 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 [. [...] Receive prompts for these topics ANGOLA Angola LNG Chevron Daniel Rocha ExxonMobil Joao Lourenco Manuel Vicente MPLA Sebastiao Pai Querido Gaspar Martins Somoil Sonangol Total See all keywordsSee fewer keywords Create a freenotification What is a notification?