Nigerias NNPC secures $1.2 bil financing to develop 36 oil wells

Sunday, September 20, 2015

NNPC said on Sunday it secured a $1.2 billion loan from domestic and foreign banks to fund drilling in 36 offshore and onshore wells aimed at adding 41,000 b/d to Nigerias crude oil output.

The Transparency of Oil Exploration in Seychelles - Are People 'Too Cynical' to Make a Difference?

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Civil society leaders have voiced concerns that the citizens of Seychelles are not actively engaged enough to take full advantage of the EITI currently underway.

Togo : Diffusion des comptes extérieurs pour l’année 2013

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Cette évolution constatée est la résultante d’une amélioration de 9,5 milliards de FCFA.

Nigeria Extractive Industry Watchdog, NEITI, Seeks More Powers

Friday, September 18, 2015

For NEITI to effectively discharge its mandate of promoting transparency and accountability in the country's oil and gas industry, the agency deserves more powers, participants at a roundtable on the review of the NEITI Act of 2007 said on Thursday.

NNPC’s new oil swap deal not transparent

Sunday, September 13, 2015

A civil society group focused on transparency in the oil and gas sector has criticized the interim Offshore Processing Agreement, OPA, between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, and three multinational trading companies.

NGO condemns Swiss refiner over African gold imports

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

"Abysmal conditions" at Burkina Faso mines, where gold exported to Switzerland is sourced (Keystone).

A Right Decision On OPA

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari's directive that the crude for refined products deal between the NNPC and selected trading companies, otherwise known as Offshore Processing Agreement (OPA) be discontinued.

10 things Africa has given the world

Wednesday, September 9, 2015

From coffee beans to polyrhythms, penis transplants and the world’s oldest mathematical objects, here are some of our favourite things from the vast continent.

Should you worry about China's investments in Africa? ; Three new studies suggest the answer is mixed

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Recently, news broke that China sold more than $20 million worth of arms and ammunition to the government’s South Sudan People’s Liberation Army (SPLA) last year.

Nigeria signs revised oil swaps after investigation: sources

Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Nigeria's state-owned oil company has set up four new crude swap contracts to replace those cancelled last month that were vital for bringing in about half of the country's domestic gasoline demand.