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New Frontiers

ECOWAS is an organization which is unlikely to be known my many. The Economic Community of West African States is a 15 member bloc of countries founded in 1975 and encompasses just under 350 million people. Like NAFTA – it is a trading block. Unlike NAFTA, it has a (small): parliament, development bank and peace-keeping force with greater aspirations on setting up an EU-like model. Read more

Nigeria and Oilfield Sales

“But, it’s Nigeria”, was the feedback during a recent conversation with a client on the potential to expand oilfield sales to Nigeria. To be fair – it is likely many small to mid-tier international oilfield companies have said (or thought) something similar on the prospect of expanding oilfield sales in this part of the world. Read more