Hydrocarbon: Côte d’Ivoire confirms its surge in sector

The major offshore oil and natural gas discovery made by the Italian company ENI in Côte d’Ivoire announced in early September is a reward for the active policy to develop the sector by the Ivorian authorities. The challenge now is to capitalize on this. By Issiaka Nguessan, in Abidjan Côte...
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Tunisia: Eni to cease hydrocarbon activities (ministry)

The Italian giant Eni, the main foreign oil operator in Tunisia, will cease its hydrocarbon activities in the country, notably because of recurrent social unrest, the Tunisian Energy Ministry said, at a time when a storage site is blocked. Eni, which has been present in Tunisia since the 1960s, will...