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Low oil price, security threats hit Central African growth: IMF

African Finance Ministers IMF 98AfricanMinisters3LgThe International Monetary Fund (IMF) will support the resource-rich Central African Economic and Monetary Community (CEMAC) to deal with the economic challenges confronting their nations in the wake of plunging oil prices, security threats and civil unrest

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Insights from senior industry leaders at IP Week 2017

Sechin JournalistsTaking place in London from 21-23 February, Energy Institute’s International Petroleum Week (IP Week) is the place where senior executives meet to discuss and help shape the industry’s future


The highlights of IP Week 2017 include Andy Brown, upstream director, Shell, outlining his view on the future direction for the oil and gas industry; Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General, OPEC, discussing the prospects for the Middle East and across OPEC; Gretchen Watkins, CEO, Maersk Oil, examining how to operate in a challenging environment and changes to business models in a low price environment; Tim Dodson, executive vice-president, Exploration, Statoil, reviewing the prospects for global exploration; Bernard Looney CEng FEI, chief executive, Upstream, BP, will deliberate US climate and energy policy scenarios post US-election; Adewale Tinubu, group chief executive, Oando PLC, will discuss the key opportunities and challenges facing the Nigerian oil and gas industry; Hoesung Lee, Chair, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), will outline the opportunities presented by Paris Agreement and the role for the oil and gas industry; Robert S. Franklin, president, ExxonMobil Gas & Power Marketing Company, will examine the new areas of growth for gas demand; and Hendrik Gordenker, chairman, JERA, will review the global demand prospects for natural gas.

Alongside the IP Week conferences, there will also be a series of roundtable discussions and briefings that provide in depth analysis and discussion on a specific subject.

Click here to view the full conference programme and speakers

IP Week also offers an array of networking events, notably the IP Week Dinner, where Patrick Pouyanné, chairman and CEO, Total, would be the Guest of Honour and speaker.

Book your place today and join other senior leaders who will share their insights on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.

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IMF: oil price, security threats and civil unrest have threatened Central Africa's fiscal balance

Christine LagardeThe International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde concluded her meeting with the Heads of States from Central Africa after discussing the turbulent times that their economies have suffered, with a multitude of issues from security to commodity prices heavily affecting the development of these nations

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Valve World Expo: number one for industrial valves

Valve16 JV1197As featured in Issue 6 of Oil Review Afirca, Düsseldorf welcomed the Valve World Expo where valves manufacturers and users from the oil, gas, petrochemical and power generation sectors came together to display the latest innovations from across the world

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WAIPEC leading steering committee announced

Bank Anthony Okoroafor Chairman of PETANThe programme for the West African International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (WAIPEC) 2017 is to be built by senior NNP, SNEPCo, TOTAL E and P, First E and P and SEPLAT officials among other representatives 

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