Alan meets members of the Ghana Upstream Petroleum Chamber

Members of the Ghana Upstream Petroleum Chamber have held a meeting with Alan Kyerematen, leader of the Movement for Change as part of a series of engagements that the chamber is carrying out with key stakeholders. The engagements are geared at helping critical stakeholders to understand the underpinnings of the sector for the benefit of the upstream industry.

Nigeria oil enters unclear new era after Shell’s onshore asset sale

LAGOS/LONDON, Jan 29 (Reuters) – Shell’s exit from Nigeria’s onshore oil sector highlights risks oil majors face in Africa’s biggest exporter but has raised hopes that local firms could reverse the output decline from the Niger Delta, industry officials and analysts said.
Shell – which pioneered Nigeria’s oil industry – is the most prominent Western company to exit the Delta, a region blighted by pollution, oil theft and pipeline vandalism. Those issues have for years stymied investment – and throttled production and government finances.