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The $10 Trillion Resource North Korea Can’t Tap

North Korea may not have proved petroleum reserves, but it’s estimated that the secluded belligerent nation sits on reserves of more than 200 minerals—including rare earth minerals—worth an estimated up to US$10 trillion. Of course, there are no official reports on how much North Korea’s mineral wealth really is, but according to rough estimates from […]

By September 19, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Benedict Peters: Aiteo Founder hits back over corruption allegations, boasting $4bn of FDI

Despite being one of the most enterprising countries on the planet, Nigerians loves to do businesses down. What’s more, it’s often our own home-grown businesses. This week, one of those business has decided to hit back. Having been the subject of corruption allegations as part of Buhari’s anti-graft witch-hunt over the last few years, allegations […]

By September 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Benedict Peters: Aiteo Founder hits back over corruption allegations, boasting $4bn of FDI

Despite being one of the most enterprising countries on the planet, Nigerians loves to do businesses down. What’s more, it’s often our own home-grown businesses. This week, one of those business has decided to hit back. Having been the subject of corruption allegations as part of Buhari’s anti-graft witch-hunt over the last few years, allegations […]

By September 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

SMEs Navigating the Oil Market Crash

… Doesn’t seem to have finished yet as the jobs outlook around the world has yet to improve. There are a few exceptions and anomalies such as the difficulties in finding frack crews, or the resilience of some of the Middle Eastern countries, due to production costs at or around $10 Bbl. What we’re seeing […]

By September 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

WAGUESPACK: On Litigation, Louisiana Has A Reputation Worth Changing

“Your brand name is only as good as your reputation.” – Richard Branson Louisiana’s brand is strong in many ways. Our culture is second to none, and our people are inviting and entertaining. We are rich in natural resources that fuel the world, as well as those that fuel the sporting passions of any outdoorsman. […]

By September 13, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

France’s Symbolic Ban on Oil

The government of Emmanuel Macron was elected on a long-string of promises. One of which was to make France carbon neutral by 2050, which would entail weaning the country off the usage of hydrocarbons. It is a trend that has been replicated across Europe, but Macron wants to go even further. Legislation has been tabled […]

By September 12, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

The road back to work during tough times

The upstream oil and gas industry is still struggling to get back on its feet, (with a few exceptions such as the US lower 48). There are so many good people still looking for work around the world. If it’s been a while, it might be that you’ve let some of the good job hunting […]

By September 11, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Is The U.S. Over-Reliant On Gulf Oil Production?

This week we covered the impact on the automotive industry of Hurricane Harvey and the likely boost to demand that will come from the replacement of used and new vehicles damaged by the floods. Today we look at Harvey’s impact on the oil, natural gas and refining markets — not that you will need any reminding of […]

By September 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

3 Ways That Being An Oil Worker Can Help You To Grow Stronger

Striving to grow stronger in life is a noble cause. That said the desire to grow stronger in any chosen line of work or professional trade is a respected way to begin the journey. In other words, because we spend such a great portion of our lives in the workplace, approaching work as a vehicle […]

By September 7, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Revamping natural gas policy will make America build again

There are 2.7 million miles of paved roads in our country, and many Americans can attest to the substandard state of our streets, highways and bridges. This public infrastructure relies on local and federal funding for its upkeep. America’s infrastructure has earned persistent D averagessince 1998,according to the American Society of Civil Engineers. There is […]

By September 6, 2017 0 Comments Read More →