Tullow Oil Plc, a major operator in both Uganda and Kenya Oil sector says there are enormous opportunity costs if both nations fail to agree on a joint pipeline. The company is waiting settlement on the Oil pipeline route and decision on the market options before making operational Final Investment Decision in both East African
Agencies… American market analyst Goldman Sachs sees further weakness for oil due to the worsening of already weak fundamentals after OPEC held back from cutting production at its recent meeting. The investment bank is standing by its prediction of $20 a barrel bottom—the breakeven cash cost for highly levered high-cost US shale producers. If oil
Agencies… Total SA, Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Lukoil PJSC are among the leading international companies in the rash as Iran, the holder of the world’s fourth-largest crude reserves presents $30 billion worth of projects to investors. Total is one of the companies that have been in the forefront of discussions and Eni SpA is also
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, in his bid to clear corruption in the Oil sector will leave the Petroleum Ministry vacant and under his close supervision, an official said. Femi Adesina, the spokesperson of ‘Buhari administration’ said the ‘strict president’ will not nominate a candidate for the post of petroleum Minister in Africa’s biggest oil producer.
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