‘This new Oil hotspot is replacing Venezuelan crude’

By Tsvetana Paraskova The United States sanctions on Venezuela’s oil industry have tightened the global heavy to medium crude oil market, sending oil buyers scrambling for alternatives to the heavy Venezuelan oil.... Read more »

The persistent delay in Ogoni Clean-Up

The restoration of Ogoni land in Rivers State from environmental degradation occasioned by decades of careless oil exploitation in the area has continued to suffer from the customary official lethargy. Almost eight... Read more »

Is the nuclear industry abusing subsidies?

By Haley Zaremba Although nuclear is often touted as an ultra-efficient and therefore affordable as well as clean alternative to fossil fuels, some states are beginning to discover that this is not... Read more »

Police, power sector most corrupt in Nigeria —Survey

The police in Nigeria have emerged as the most corrupt public institution in the country, according to a new survey released today by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP). The News Agency... Read more »

‘Why no one is interested in building EV infrastructure’

By Haley Zaremba Across the United States, gas stations outnumber charging stations for electric vehicles by a ratio of approximately seven to one. Large stretches of highway without charging stations and a... Read more »

2019 elections: Will African countries get investors’ vote?

By Laurie Hammond and Thibaut Hollanders The world, including investors, will keep a close eye on the various national elections to be held in Africa this year. The lead up and aftermath... Read more »

Commercialising flared gas in Nigeria (Part 1)

Introduction The Nigerian Gas Flare Commercialization Programme (NGFCP) was launched by President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as the Minister of Petroleum Resources (Minister) on 13th... Read more »

The most important oil factor in 2019

By Nick Cunningham The oil market is heading towards rebalancing this year, most analysts seem to think, with OPEC+ production cuts, combined with a potential slowdown in U.S. shale eating away at... Read more »

The next big step in oil and gas tech

By Irina Slav The oil industry, it seems, has gone all-in on digital technology, having gotten an early taste of how much various solutions can influence its cost discipline and bottom lines.... Read more »

Is solar growth really lagging?

By Haley Zaremba Solar makes sense. It’s cost efficient, it’s eco-friendly and has no carbon footprint, electricity is generated in the same grid where it is consumed, and the price of installing... Read more »