The Outlook
ExxonMobil joins offshore Mauritanian oil rush

ExxonMobil joins offshore Mauritanian oil rush

On 4 December, it was confirmed that ExxonMobil had joined the rush for blocks in the wider MSGBC Basin — which includes Mauritania, Senegal, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, and Guinea-Conakry – and particularly the Senegal-Mauritania section which is one of the world’s most...
The Forecast: Brazil 2018

The Forecast: Brazil 2018

Menas Associates have prepared a forecast on its core focus markets to prepare clients for the upcoming challenges ahead in 2018. The Forecast: Brazil 2018 covers six key areas in its country risk analysis: Domestic politics and policy Security International affairs...
Mexico’s record level of homicides in 2017

Mexico’s record level of homicides in 2017

Security sources have told Menas Associates that this year has seen the highest number of homicides in 20 years, and the trend is expected to continue rising. Although data on homicides is only available from 1997, the figures through to October make it the most...
The Forecast: Iraq 2018

The Forecast: Iraq 2018

With 2018 swiftly approaching, Menas Associates have prepared a forecast on its core focus markets to prepare clients for the upcoming challenges ahead. The Forecast 2018 covers six key areas in its country risk analysis: Domestic policy Security International affairs...