• Energy

    OBG’s energy analysis looks at all aspects of the industry, including exploration and production, domestic usage and exports plus relationships between the government and IOCs. Where applicable, renewable energy, electricity demand, production, power station construction and local potential for nuclear power are analysed.
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Ghana has launched its first open bid for oil and gas leases, a move aimed at attracting international energy investors to the country’s upstream market.

Founded on its diverse agricultural base, abundant mineral and petroleum reserves, and a young and growing population of workers and consumers, Nigeria presents considerable potential to return high yields on investment in manufacturing segments. While the discovery of hydrocarbons and rising crude prices created a dependence on export receipts and...

As the only member of the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries reliant on imported fuels, Nigeria has long dealt with an expensive trade situation, which has soaked up finite foreign currency reserves and put pressure on the naira. Sector stakeholders have called for the full deregulation of petrol prices, arguing that removing...

How is the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill expected to impact the gas and oil sector, and what is the current status of the bill?

 

What impact has the low cost of oil had on efficiency and cost-saving practices?

With an abundant supply of natural resources, Nigeria’s oil and gas sector plays a key role in global energy. Its oil deposits have been a major source of crude for decades, while its less developed natural gas fields offer resources that have yet to be fully tapped. In addition to being a traditional heavyweight in terms of output, the energy...