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Naija rising - World Bank Report Shines Green

Great news released today for anyone watching the Nigerian economy, but no surprises for those of us who are on the ground: in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business list , Nigeria was among the 10 economies showing the most considerable improvement. Demonstrating our resilience to turbulent oil ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > World BankNigeriaeconomy +3

The 5 Countries That Could Push Oil Prices Up

By Nick Cunningham for Oilprice.com Oil prices appear to be stuck in the $50s per barrel, but that doesn't mean there aren't serious supply risks to the market. An unexpected disruption could occur at any moment, as has happened in the past, leading to a sudden and sharp jump in prices. Geopo ...

Oilprice Staff


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > oil priceIraqIran +4

EFCC: The Fish Rots From the Head in Nigerian Corruption Watch

There are a couple of things that will always happen in an African election. First, the incumbent will repeatedly promise not to stand, and then run anyway. Second, the loser will always, always cry foul at vote rigging (usually with good reason). And thirdly, the winner will always, always, always ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > BuhariNigeriacorruption +4

September Unplanned Global Oil Supply Disruptions Fall to Lowest level Since January 2012

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Short-Term Energy Outlook , October 2017 Note: OPEC disruptions include crude oil only; non-OPEC disruptions include crude oil and other liquid fuels. Unplanned global supply disruptions fell to 1.6 million barrels per day (b/d) in September ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > OPECEIAEnergy Information Administration EIA +6

U.S Crude Puts Squeeze on Nigerian Exports

Just as it was all looking on the up for Nigerian oil exports, it looks now as though India, one of the country's biggest export partners, has fallen out of love with West African crude. According to a report on Platts, India's leading oil company, Indian Oil Corporation, has issued a tender for a ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > USACrudeIndia +6

“Eze does it!”: Nigeria’s Oranto moves into Uganda

It was reported earlier this week that Oranto Petroleum – one of Nigerian many emerging indigenous oil and gas corporations – has secured two production sharing agreements with Uganda to explore for oil and gas around Lake Albert. Oranto Chairman, Arthur Eze expressed his exciting at the opportun ...

Bayo Okoya - Delta Analytics Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > NigeriaUgandaOranto Petroleum

All You Need to Know About Benedict Peters – Nigeria Profile

I write quite a bit about leading energy figures in the oil and gas world in Nigeria. Last week I did a profile of Arthur Eze , the bombastic prince of Oranto's sprawling oil network. I don't believe that these visionaries get the credit they deserve so I want to make a point of drawing attention ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Benedict PetersAiteo GroupNigeria +5

Practical Nigerian Content

We are pleased to announce the 7th Practical Nigerian Content (PNC) Forum, officially supported by the Nigerian Content Development & Monitoring Board, will be hosted by Akwa Ibom State Government from 6-9 November in Uyo, Akwa Ibom for the first time. Spend four days with senior oil and gas indust ...

Wemi Oyelana


Uyo   AK   NG 06 Nov 2017


Posted 1 year agoEvent > Local ContentNigeriaOil & Gas +6

Nigerian Oil: Blending Indigenous Roots and International Ambitions

What makes a firm essentially Nigerian? Certainly not where it operates, but rather its people. Who founded it, who directs its day-to-day management and longer-term strategic direction. Who ‘calls the shots' in other words. However, there is another question. A lot of oil firms claim to be indigen ...

Bayo Okoya - Delta Analytics Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Nigeria

Aiteo Group appoints Global Group Chief Financial Officer

LAGOS/LONDON, 5 OCTOBER 2017: Aiteo is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Bruce Burrows as Global Group Chief Financial Officer ("CFO") with effect from 18 November 2017. He will report to the Executive Vice-Chairman, Global Group Aiteo. Bruce brings a wealth of experience from different pa ...

Benedict Peters - Aiteo Group


Posted 1 year agoPress > AiteoBenedict PetersNigeria +3

Benedict Peters: Investing In People Will Deliver Continuous Growth

In a troublesome year for the oil market, it has been a transformative year for Aiteo Group . The test so far has been demonstrating the resilience of Aiteo in the face of unfavourable headwinds, both domestically and in the global oil market. I believe that we have done so admirably. So now, the t ...

Benedict Peters - Aiteo Group


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Aiteo GroupCFONigeria +2

Arthur Eze: Nigeria Profile

Last week I wrote about the partnership agreement with the Government of Uganda that was on the cards for Oranto , one of Nigeria's plucky oil groups taking on the IOCs. But what about the man behind the company. In this series, I'll be looking at some of the figures behind Nigeria's new breed of p ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > Arthur EzeAtlas OrantoOranto Petroleum +7

Nigeria's Corruption Rhetoric Won't Fix The Oil Sector

In Nigeria ‘corruption' has so many forms, so many connotations and occurs in so many settings that it has become a loaded and vague term. At its most benign, it greases the wheels of a transaction, gets you in the room, bumps you to the front of the line. At its most malign, it undermines the fab ...

Bayo Okoya - Delta Analytics Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > NigeriacorruptionOil +4

COPL On Track To Secure Funds For Offshore Nigeria Oil Project

Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (COPL) (XOP: TSX-V) & (COPL: LSE), an international oil and gas exploration and development company focused on offshore West Africa, provides an operational update on its licences in offshore Nigeria and Liberia.   Further to the Company's Q2 results, date ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 1 year agoPress > COPLNigeriaOffshore +2

Partnerships spell progress for plucky Nigerian firms

As if any more was needed, this week have another story to evidence the appetite for indigenous Nigerian oil firms to flex their muscles outside their own borders. Following the lead set by Aiteo Group's internationalist aims earlier this year , Oranto Petroleum has announced that it is set to s ...

Derby Omokoh - Upstream Consulting Company Lagos


Posted 1 year agoOpinion > OrantoUgandaInternational +6