Africa Oil & Gas: Tullow Oil launches oil and gas exploration in Zambia

Photo - see captionBritish company Tullow Oil on Friday started exploring for oil and gas in Zambia, Africa’s No.2 copper producer, as the country pushes to diversify its economy and reduce its reliance on the industrial metal, according to a Reuters report.

Copper mining earns Zambia more than 70 percent of its foreign exchange but the southern African state has been trying to move into other commodities to insulate itself from price shocks. Continue reading

Mozambique Oil & Gas: Tips for job Mechanical Engineers job interviews

 

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The Moz Post  shares what types of interview questions mechanical engineers can expect to hear.

If you’re searching for a job as a mechanical engineer, aside from the typical questions you’ll likely be asked during an interview, there are some more specific to your position. Continue reading

Africa Oil & Gas: “Downstream oil sector has $10bn investments deficit” – Kachikwu

Emmanuel-Ibe-KachikwuThere is an absolute urgency for Nigeria to begin to address her infrastructural problems, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu said yesterday. Continue reading

Africa Oil Week 2017: Key countries in Africa Oil & Gas Industry

 

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With a shift towards the introduction of investor friendly legislation, economic reform, and infrastructure development, Africa in 2017 will provide a more stable environment for new green-field exploration, and additional investment in existing production assets. Continue reading

Oil & Gas Industry: Find out the highest paying oil jobs for graduates

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Rigzone outlines the top paying oil jobs for grads.

College students and recent graduates ranked a positive work environment in an energy firm marginally higher than having a competitive salary, according to Rigzone’s inaugural Ideal Employer Survey. Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Global energy investment fell for a second-year in 2016 as oil & gas spending continues to drop

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An oil offshore platform off the coast of Angola

Global energy investment fell by 12% in 2016, the second consecutive year of decline, as increased spending on energy efficiency and electricity networks was more than offset by a continued drop in upstream oil and gas spending, according to the International Energy Agency’s annual World Energy Investment report. Continue reading

Africa Oil & Gas: Mozambique LNG developer Anadarko announces leadership changes

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Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: APC), the US company with plans to develop LNG projects in Mozambique, has made executive changes to its US and international operations team leadership as it moves forward after the Colorado accident that led to a temporary shutdown of 3,000 wells in the state. Continue reading