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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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Côte d’Ivoire : A “major discovery” of oil and natural gas

Côte d'Ivoire reported a "major discovery" of oil and natural gas offshore between 1.5 and 2 billion barrels of oil and around 1.8-2.4 trillion cubic feet of gas.The energy minister said this will “increase the country’s reserves in coming years.” Côte d'Ivoire has 51more identified oilfields....
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Nigeria: After 13 years of trial, Shell condemned for its oil spills

For the oil-soaked people of the Niger Delta, justice has finally prevailed. On 29 January, after 13 years of fighting to have lives ruined by oil spills repaired, three Nigerian farmers, supported by Milieudefensie and Friends of the Earth Netherlands, won against one of the world's most powerful transnational corporations,...
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Kenya: Bidco launches new cooking oil

« Be Health Wise » is the marketing campaign of Bidco Africa which has just launched a brand new Golden Fry cooking oil. Packaged in a golden bottle and refreshed with a new look, this oil is produced after contacting established laboratories in Kenya and abroad to test the parameters, according to...
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