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ENI Chief Meets with Mozambique

The head of ENI, Claudio Descalzi met with Mozambique’s President Emilio Guebuza while Guebuza was in Rome. During the meeting, Descalzi updated President Guebuza and his delegation with the progress of ongoing projects in Mozambique for the development of the Area 4, where ENI is the operator. To date the Italian firm has discovered resources […]

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Algeria Plans Production Boost

Sonatrach, Algeria’s oil and gas firm, is looking to pick up the exploration pace over the next five years. The company said that it is targeting 125 wells drilled and an increase in production targeted at 225 million tons of oil equivalent by 2019. Algeria needs to pick of the exploration pace as over the […]

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Prison Break in Nigeria

At a prison near Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, gunmen broke into the prison and freed a significant number of inmates. According to reports gunmen stormed the facility located in the Nigerian city of Minna, freeing around 200 of the inmates on December 7. While the Boko Haram and the al Qaeda-linked group Ansaru have been behind […]

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