A week of defections from the APC

A week of defections from the APC

After the failure of efforts to stop the long anticipated defections (Nigeria Politics & Security – 23.07.18) from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to opposition parties, such desertions finally came to fruition, but not without drama and some intrigue....
Oil sector recovery continues in Libya

Oil sector recovery continues in Libya

Last week, for the first time since February, all of the country’s major oilfields and export terminals were operating; a small but necessary recovery for Libya’s oil sector. The El Feel (Elephant) field resumed production on 23 July for the first time since...
Iran Strategic Focus – implications

Iran Strategic Focus – implications

In this months edition of Iran Strategic Focus, our consultants have picked out some of the key discussion points around the implications of the current Iran-US war of words and the fear that they could well reach a level of possible military confrontation. Donald...
Gomes calls to expropriate offshore oil leases

Gomes calls to expropriate offshore oil leases

Ciro Gomes — third among eligible candidates in presidential polls and one of four candidates who is believed to have a fair chance at winning October elections — has said that he would move to expropriate the giant pre-salt offshore oil leases sold to foreign...