What has become of Casula, Paduano and fellow ENI execs implicated in AOGC-WNR affair?
Italian MPs have given fresh impetus to the corruption investigation into ENI's operations in Congo. The principal protagonists are now keeping a low profile abroad or have been reassigned to new posts within the Italian major. [...]
Galp bent on fleshing out its African portfolio
Operating in several Portuguese-speaking countries in Africa for decades, Portugal’s Galp Energia - partly owned by the Angolan national oil company Sonangol - recently beefed up its exploration portfolio in countries beyond its usual stamping grounds. [...]
Petrobras: a taste for empire-building
Between 2009 and 2014, Petrobras will lay out no less than USD 15 billion on exploration and production operations outside of Brazil. And the Brazilian major intends to increasingly invest in Africa. It already operates in Nigeria, Angola, Libya, Tanzania [. [...]