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Addressing the Current Oil Crisis and Impact of COVID-19 at the Oil & Gas Leadership and Success Virtual Summit

Keeping you up to date with the issues, and providing strategies, ideas and solutions during the current crisis The Oil & Gas Leadership and Success Virtual Summit was realised In March when the world had begun to feel the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, and organisers Joe Watson Gakuo and Jode ...

Jodee Lourensz


Posted 9 days agoPress > OilgasCovid 19 +8

What are the 'new normals' for oil post C-19?

As the COVID-19 virus was starting to spread and we were seeing lockdowns in Europe, the OPEC+ agreement on crude production started to fall apart and Saudi Arabia and Russia squared-off against each other in a fight for market share. They announced plans to boost production by as much as 3 millio ...

Andrew Laven - Sahara Energy Resources DMCC 


Posted 2 months agoOpinion > ResilienceSahara GroupAfrica +1

China in Africa: SACETA-AOP Partnership Opens Doors to New Chinese Investment in Africa

South Africa-China Economic and Trade Association (SACETA) enters partnership with Africa Oil & Power (AOP) to introduce Chinese corporations to African projects and firms. AOP is the continent's leading event organizer for the energy sector, covering all segments of the value chain and working c ...

Aydanur Akkurt - Africa Oil & Power


Posted 2 months agoPress > ChinaAfricaSACETA +7

Amid uncertainty, Kenya’s oil sector looks to drive economic development

Twelve months ago – almost to the day – President Kenyatta announced that Kenya's economic growth would reach an impressive 6.9% in 2020. It seemed realistic too: The President's ‘Big Four' agenda was bearing early fruit, SMEs were flourishing and even tourism far outpaced regional averages. But ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 2 months agoPress > KenyaexportsCovid19 +4

Oil price crash – Our CEO, Chris Walcot’s response

The current drop in oil prices is going to have a profound effect on the energy sector. We have all been left reeling from the sudden and dramatic price crash. None of us knows how long this crash will last or the long term impact – even after COVID-19 is under control, we are still exposed to the ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > upstreamAfricaNorth Sea +4

Progressive TSL profiles: Laurent Graziano

Laurent has headed up the Progressive TSL EAM Team for the last six years; here, he discusses the challenges of implementing EAM and what he enjoys most about working in our tight-knit London team. Tell us more about your role at Progressive TSL?   I am in charge of the Enterprise Asset Manageme ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 3 months agoOpinion > Enterprise asset managementInfor EAMEAM +6

Are you getting the most out of your SunSystems implementation? Try our eight-point finance health check.

Infor SunSystems is a powerful Finance Management System (FMS) that's easy to use, scalable and connects seamlessly with asset management and supply chain solutions. Are you currently using SunSystems for your business? Excellent. We recommend SunSystems as the best-of-breed finance system for ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 5 months agoPress > EnergyOil and GasAfrica +6

Chris Walcot's interview with Energy Voice

Chris Walcot, Progressive TSL's CEO, was recently interviewed by Ed Reed, Africa and LNG Editor at Energy Voice. Here are some highlights from the interview which covered   Progressive TSL's agility in responding to changes in the energy sector and how we support our clients unique regulatory and ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 5 months agoPress > progressivetslenergyvoicenorthsea +7

African partnerships strengthen Deep Casing Tools’ global footprint

UK-based oil and gas technology development company, Deep Casing Tools (DCT), has announced the appointment of two agents as part of its strategic growth plans in Africa.  DCT has appointed Africa Oilwell Technology, an oilfield services company, as its partner in Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Repu ...

Saffron Cummings


Posted 5 months agoPress > strategic growthbusiness growthAfrica +4

New Year, New System?

Why 2020 could be the year that you consider new business systems for your energy company. As we move on to a new year, Progressive TSL asks if this is a good time for you to think about auditing your current business systems and asking yourself these questions.       Do you currently have  ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 5 months agoPress > Progressive TSLupstreamNorth Sea +9

LEKOIL appoints Progressive TSL for Infor SunSystems and Infor EAM implementation

Progressive TSL is proud to announce that LEKOIL has chosen them to implement Infor SunSystems and Infor EAM to underpin their future growth plans. LEKOIL was founded in 2010 and currently participates in four assets in Nigeria – the Otakikpo marginal field (in OML11) – the Ogo field in OPL310, th ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 6 months agoPress > LEKOILAfricaexploration +9

Big Five Board Awards 2019 Finalists Announced

The winners will be revealed at the Big Five Board Awards ceremony on November 21 in London at the Geological Society, being organised and hosted by Frontier. The annual Big Five Board Awards ceremony celebrates the best Individuals and Companies active in Africa's oil & gas sector. Thirty ind ...

Jodee Lourensz


Posted 7 months agoPress > OilgasEnergy +15

Everyday is Different Part 5: Onsite Project Delivery in West Africa

Welcome to the final part of a series of blogs by Sarah Davis - Service Delivery Manager at TouchstoneEnergy. In this series Sarah will walk you through the journey of a new project manager at TouchstoneEnergy and their experiences onsite at their first international project: Delivering a new fin ...

Marcus Kelly - TouchstoneEnergy


Posted 7 months agoOpinion > Africaafrica oil and gasProject Management +5

Progressive TSL profiles: Marianne Walcot

This is the second in a series of profiles on Progressive TSL, a series of short interviews that introduce you to some of the people behind Progressive TSL. Marianne is the Founder and COO of Progressive TSL; she talks with us about the company's origins and plans for the future. When was Progre ...

Louise Rock-West - Progressive TSL


Posted 8 months agoOpinion > Progressive TSLOil and Gas InterviewsOil and Gas +7

Big Five Board Awards Celebrating Excellence in Africa's Oil & Gas

The longest standing awards event for Africa's Oil & Gas Industry since 1997,  with over 100 recipients to date, the Big Five Board Awards enter it's incredible 23rd year. Organised and hosted by Frontier, and held in London on November 21 at the Geological Society to acknowledge the top players i ...

Jodee Lourensz


Posted 8 months agoPress > OilgasAfrica +15