Unlikely alliance in line for CNPC's former Agadem blocks

Former Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou.
Former Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou. © Christophe Morin/IP3 Press/MaxPPP
A Nigerian firm and a Burkinabé trader based in Switzerland have joined forces with Niger's state oil firm to scoop up the areas relinquished by CNPC at Agadem (R5, R6, R7). The potential move was enabled by one of the last major energy decisions of ex-president Issoufou's government. [...] (558 words)
Issue dated 11/06/2021 Reading time 3 minutes
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