Introduction The Republic of the Congo has been producing oil since 1957, but production increased sharply following offshore discoveries in the early 1980s at Pointe-Noire that have since made the Republic of the Congo the fourth largest oil producer in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pointe-Noire, the country’s second largest city and main economic center, benefits from its […]
Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada’s easternmost province, is a wild place. It is home to massive mountain ranges, endless bogs, more black flies than can be properly considered necessary, and a few people too. The province has a land area a tad bigger than Germany’s, but a population a few thousand short of Luxembourg’s. The island […]
Globally energy development is at many different stages of evolution. In some places new energy regimes such as solar and wind energy are coming into play with new energy cities like Masdar in Abu Dhabi, UAE. In other regions such as Eastern Canada and Alaska, we are just beginning exploration of new lands and are […]
The oil and gas industry remains Africa’s most valuable and profitable source of revenue. Now it is Africa’s time to shine! Visionary investors have a unique opportunity to capitalize on their investments like never before, as government efforts are working diligently to improve the business climate, and the oil industries environmental impact in Africa.
The gradually growing trend of natural gas being used as the alternative energy source to combat the volatility surrounding oil is witnessing a gradual growth in the GCC economy.
After a global recession which affected the Alberta oil patch dramatically, according to Mr. E Hare, President and CEO of Easter Hare’s FInancial Forecasting, “we can expect a spring miracle”. “The provincial government has conducted a robust flurry of studies and consultations, and, in 2010, Alberta will regain its rightful place as the star atop […]
(Above: From Left to Right Clar Dwyer, Gabe Azeroual, Bruce Tilley, Sandy Taylor, Greg Farthing and Don Belyea.) ABB provides innovative electric power and automation products and services to many sectors, including the Oil & Gas industry in Atlantic Canada. ABB has played an important role in the offshore extraction of over a billion barrels of crude […]
Deepwater is the fastest-growing sector of the world’s oil and gas supply. With most of the world’s easy oil already under production, operators are moving farther and deeper offshore in search of new reserves. In 2000, the industry counted 44 deepwater fields. By 2012, there could be four times as many, and nearly 30 percent […]
Newfoundland & Labrador Oil & Gas Industries Association Looks North Newfoundland and Labrador’s oil and gas expertise in harsh environments may soon be called upon to help develop another frontier petroleum region, the Arctic. Interest is increasing in developing Arctic resources, particularly those of West Greenland, where up to four exploration wells will be drilled this […]
Rankings, Trends and Insights The top 100 assesses and compares the assets, activities and results of the world’s leading oil companies. It keeps track of the important structural changes in the international oil business ands examines which firms are expanding production, replacing reserves and which are regional market share leaders. Source: Energy Intelligence, London, England www. […]
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