By AFP… Sparkling wine instead of champagne, companies cancelling their Christmas celebrations, unemployment soaring and real estate prices flagging: with crude prices plunging from record highs, Norway’s oil capital Stavanger is hungover after the party. “There you go, another rejection.” Roger Schurmeyer holds up the umpteenth job rejection letter he has received on his smartphone.
OPEC member states should cut crude output to boost prices to a range of $70 to $80 a barrel, Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Namdar Zanganeh said. “No one is happy” with prices at current levels, Zanganeh told reporters in Tehran. “OPEC should decide to manage the market by reducing the level of production.” Even so,
As Crude oil prices continue to slide on the global oil market, the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has expressed Optimism on the performance of the market saying that the world oil demand will increase in the Second half of 2015 and 2016. OPEC made the observations in 167th Extra ordinary meeting held in
The Oil market has registered a fall in Crude prices reportedly arising from oversupply, causing shock especially in the latest and prospective African Oil producers. Crude has registered a fall of a bout 65% according to market readers causing panic among dealers especially at a time when multinationals and other suppliers are employing measures to
This Speech by Prof. Emmanuel Tumusiime Mutebile, Governor, Bank of Uganda was delivered at the Dialogue on the Impact of Oil Price Volatility and its Implications for the Economy and for Macroeconomic Stability at Protea Hotel Kampala on February 25, 2O15 We bring you the full speech here below [toggle title=”Introduction” state=”open” ]Good afternoon ladies
The people who are still employed by Tullow Oil have a reason to thank their God. The last couple of months have been months of uncertainty, speak of this thing they call Job insecurity. Certainly, the fate of many in Uganda, for example, must have remained hanging in balance until last week when Tullow Oil
In November 2014, Tullow Oil PlC released an Interim Management Statement reviewing its capital expenditure. “In light of current oil and gas sector challenges including the commodity price environment, we are reviewing our capital expenditure and our cost base to ensure that Tullow is well-positioned for future success.” the Chief Executive Officer of Tullow Oil,
When Ugandans query the constant upsurge in oil prices, they are often reminded by fuel dealers that the global oil price trends largely driven by the Middle East suppliers especially Saudi Arabia are the reason to blame. However, developments in the recent past suggest that the dealers only use the global oil prices as the