Qatar Petroleum, the great paymaster for Total, ExxonMobil and ENI
Qatar's public oil firm, Qatar Petroleum (QP), has been on somewhat of a spending spree in Africa over the past few months. It is with this buy-happy approach that the company president and CEO, the influential Saad Sherida Al Kaabi, [. [...]
Where are Total's dead zones and what are its golden tickets for Patrick Pouyanné?
There is little chance Total will be tucking into projects of any significance in Congo-B or Gabon in the near future and its Angolan is continuing to fall, pushing the French major to be far more risk-taking in new territories. [...]
Shell still needs to play catch-up after BG purchase
As both BP and ExxonMobil take a major bet on the continent, and Total and ENI ramp up their African investments, Shell is nearly the only Western major to be dragging behind. Africa Energy Intelligence examines the Anglo-Dutch major's botched [. [...]