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FOCUS on Oil & Gas magazine – Issue 2: Focus on Africa 

Focus on Oil & Gas is published multiple times per year and focuses on key issues impacting the oil and gas industry. Each edition is aimed to provide easy access to trends and insights within this dynamic energy sector.

Foreword: Second edition

Foreword: Second edition
  • With large capex projects and cash flows under pressure, E&P companies are under increasing scrutiny from the investment community.

Exploring new markets

Exploring new markets
  • With the increasing use of new technologies to reach natural resources in more hazardous and remote parts of the world comes an inherent increase in operational risk profile.

A Chairman’s View of the Market

A Chairman’s View of the Market
  • From oil and gas prices to the renewables debate, Chairman of BG Group Andrew Gould talks to Sylvia Pfeifer, former special correspondent at the FT, about his view of the current E&P market.

eni in Africa and Beyond

eni in Africa and Beyond
  • The potential of Africa for oil and gas producers is no secret. Energy production across the continent is forecast to grow by 40% by 2030.

Get Your House in Order

Get Your House in Order
  • Strong cash management is the basis of any successful business, but requires particular attention if an organisation is exploring new territories and markets.

Venturing into Africa

Venturing into Africa
  • Joint ventures (JV’s) and Joint Venture-like arrangements such as Strategic Alliance and Risk Sharing Agreements, are becoming an ever more essential part of the business landscape, with Oil & Gas companies typically tying up around 30 to 40 per cent of their portfolios in (non-operated) JV’s.

Using Corporate Citizenship

Using Corporate Citizenship
  • KPMG International’s Global Head of Corporate Citizenship Lord Michael Hastings speaks to both Anthony Lobo, Head of Oil & Gas at KPMG in the UK, and Oliver Kemp, CEO of Build Africa.

The ABC of ABC

The ABC of ABC
  • Anti-bribery legislation places an additional burden on companies, including those in the oil and gas industry, to assess the risks of bribery and corruption not only within their organisation, but also of those doing business on their behalf.