Mitigating risks, securing business in emerging markets

Home > News > Monitoring



 

banner image
Ghana: Springfield spuds Afina well

Ghanaian independent Springfield Exploration and Production Limited spudded the Afina-1X well on West Cape Three Points Block 2 on 7 October using the Stena Forth drillship. The well will test Cenomanian potential on a similar play fairway to...

Gambia: Feasibility study sought for 150MW solar park

The West African Power Pool secretariat in partnership with the government of The Gambia has invited expressions of interest by 28 October from consultants to undertake a feasibility study for a solar PV park with a total indicative capacity of...

Gambia: FAR, Petronas increase stakes

Australia’s FAR and Malaysia’s Petronas have increased their stakes in blocks A2 and A5 following the liquidation of Erin Energy. FAR said on 1 October the government had issued new licences with updated terms, giving each company 50% in the...

Ethiopia: Bids sought for solar PV mini-grids

The Ethiopian Electric Utility (EEU) has invited sealed bids by 11 November for the design, supply, construction and commissioning of mini-grid solar PV projects in 25 rural towns and villages. The projects, which will entail the construction of...

Riyadh and Tehran step back from the brink as Trump prevaricates

US President Donald Trump’s lack of enthusiasm for backing up his heated anti-Iranian rhetoric with meaningful military resources, even in the wake of last month’s attack on the Abqaiq oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, appears to be a key...

Doha and Riyadh revive their Lebanese interests as Beirut’s economy tanks

Lebanese Prime Minster Saad Hariri was due to head from Beirut to Dubai on 7 October to attend an investment conference, as Gulf Co-operation Council states mull fresh requests for bailouts from a crisis-hit economy which is running perilously...

Qatar: Further questions about US attitude to Al-Udeid air base

On 28 September, US Central Command briefly moved the command and control of its air operations from their normal location at Al-Udeid in Qatar to Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina. The Combined Air and Space Operations Centre (CAOC) at Al-...

Kuwaiti management issues undermine heavy crude ambitions

Several high-level sources in the country’s energy sector have told GSN that heavy crude is the lifeline to Kuwait Petroleum Company (KPC)’s energy future, as production at other fields has reached maturity over the past decade. However,...

UAE: Mohammed Bin Rashid watches space video

Federal Vice President and Prime Minister, and Dubai Ruler of Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum interrupted a bike ride on 25 September to watch footage of the Emirati astronaut Major Hazza Al-Mansouri heading into space, the first person...

Tonga: King opens embassy in Abu Dhabi

King Tupou VI of Tonga visited Abu Dhabi in late September to open his country’s first embassy in the UAE, located in Etihad Towers. The limited extent of opportunities with the Pacific island nation was clear by the fact that the UAE only sent...

Pages

Integrity & compliance

Identify problems, mitigate risks

More >

Strategic advisory

Reveal opportunities, minimise threats

More >

Business intelligence

Obtain a true picture of risks and opportunities

More >

Data monitoring

Improve performance, achieve results

More >