Mini-reshuffle fails to bury hatchet between Massassa and Obamba
The replacement of four ministers in Christiane Rose Ossouka Raponda's government has done nothing to quell the infighting, especially between oil minister Vincent de Paul Massassa and head of the hydrocarbons division Jean-Félix Obamba. [...]
Will Chevron wreck secret deal on Zafiro between Noble and Trident?
Trident had finally managed to find a partner for the ExxonMobil deposit that was acceptable to the oil ministry, but all its efforts could turn out be in vain. The US giant Chevron's entry into the equation may ruin everything. [...]
Marathon, Exxon, Noble and Trident furious at oil minister Gabriel Obiang
By suspending the renewal of visas for expatriates present on Equatorial Guinean soil for three years while at the same time extending exploration contracts, the mines and hydrocarbons minister Gabriel Obiang is sending out highly conflicting signals to the oil companies. [...]
ExxonMobil & Co: Trump worried about Obiang's thirst for oil independence
The American government's support of Teodoro Obiang Nguema's regime, in power since 1979, is being to waver. Malabo's handling of ExxonMobil and other American firms' interests and its desire to work more with European, Russian and Chinese firm are beginning [. [...]