Home oil & gas corporate strategy CONGO 12/09/2017 Orion Oil founder face to face with IMF Trader Orion's boss Lucien Ebata, is part of a team of senior Congolese officials tasked with handling negotiations with the IMF. [...] (174 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 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 CAMEROON Politics 05/05/2020 Biya's hardliners go after Maurice Kamto's finances Access the free section On the same subject CONGO 12/02/2019 Debt negotiations: Lucien Ebata's fall from grace Two years after being named "special advisor on foreign funding", the former trader Lucien Ebata has lost his place as the country's main go-between with lenders. [...] CONGO 09/01/2018 IMF asks leaders to declare oil assets An International Monetary Fund (IMF) delegation to Brazzaville in late December laid down a drastic condition for its potential financial [...] CONGO 05/12/2017 Lucien Ebata's secret Russian trip to save SNPC As Africa Energy Intelligence anticipated (see our special report here), oil trader Lucien Ebata, propelled mid-year into the role of [...] Special report CONGO 14/11/2017 Exclusive: The financial acrobatics of a government walking a tightrope Pending the decision of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), which is due to decide early next year whether it is willing to lend to a debt-ridden Congo-B, Denis Sassou-Nguesso has [...] CONGO 14/11/2017 Lucien Ebata's special mission to bail out the Congo Free Parachuted in as a special adviser to the Congolese president on foreign funding (AEI 800 et WAN 759), Lucien Ebata [...] CONGO Document 10/10/2017 IMF dissects SNPC's $900 million loan The institution's Washington delegation, which has been in Brazzaville for the past two weeks, has taken a particular interest in a $914 million loan subscribed by Congo-B's state-run oil firm. [...] CONGO 27/09/2017 A highly risky venture for Sassou The President has created a task force to take on the IMF experts [...] CONGO 12/09/2017 SNPC puts traders under its spell Desperately seeking a solution to its cash-flow problem, Congo-B's national company went knocking on Trafigura and Vitol's doors. Somehow, against all expectations, it has managed to convince several big oil traders to come on board. [...] Breaking news CONGO 08/09/2017 Strauss-Kahn and his aides draw up debt plan Parnasse, the company owned by former International Monetary Fund (IMF) director general Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is trying to come up with [...] CONGO 30/08/2017 How Sassou intends to sweeten the bitter pill The president has appointed a government tasked with preparing for the austerity measures which the IMF is intending to impose [...] CONGO 29/08/2017 SNPC's last resort journey to China Having failed to secure a loan from Saudi Arabia, the Congolese oil company's management have turned to Beijing for help. [...] Receive prompts for these topics CONGO Denis Sassou N'Guesso Glencore International Monetary Fund Lucien Ebata Orion Oil Société nationale des pétroles du Congo Trafigura Create a freenotification What is a notification?