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Sub-Saharan Africa Oil and Gas and Opportunities for Manufacturing Suppliers

Sub-Saharan Africa Oil and Gas and Opportunities for Manufacturing Suppliers

Sub-Saharan Africa is becoming increasingly important for the global oil and gas sector. The region’s share in the global oil and gas reserve and production is now approximately 10 per cent, and there is significant potential for stakeholders in this industry. This report is a comprehensive study of the entire oil and gas industry in sub-Saharan Africa, examining the region as a whole before focussing on six countries (Nigeria, Angola, Ghana, Equatorial Guinea, Tanzania and Mozambique) for specific analyses. It examines the business environment, resources and infrastructure and laws and regulations in each country, before detailing the activities of oil and gas field operators and concessionaires, and the activities of international companies who supply the industry in each country. Future opportunities have been identified for manufacturing suppliers in each country, and the report concludes with an opportunity/risk analysis for companies interested in doing business in those countries. The report is an invaluable source of the most up to date information on the oil and gas industry for anyone interested in doing business in the region.


1. Introduction
1.1 Opportunities for international manufacturers
1.2 Objectives and structure of this report
2. Regional Analysis
2.1 Description of the region
2.1.1 Consumption
2.1.2 Legal and regulatory framework
2.1.3 Barriers to economic development in sub-Saharan Africa
2.2 Upstream activities
2.2.1 Overview
2.2.2 Proven reserves and production
2.2.3 Exploration activities
2.2.4 Recent discoveries of oil and gas
2.3 Mid- and downstream activity
2.3.1 Refineries
2.3.2 Future oil refineries in sub-Saharan Africa
2.3.3 LNG plants and terminals
2.3.4 Chemical plants and other major gas users
2.3.5 Oil and gas pipelines
2.4 Oil and gas exports
2.4.1 Oil exports
2.4.2 Gas exports
2.5 Oil companies
2.5.1 African Petroleum Producers Association (APPA),
and National oil companies (NOCs)
2.5.2 International oil companies (IOCs)
2.6 International suppliers operating in sub-Saharan Africa
2.6.1 Major international suppliers
2.6.2 Strategies and practices
3. Nigeria
3.1 Business environment
3.1.1 Political stability and security
3.1.2 Economy
3.1.3 Infrastructure
3.1.4 Operating in Nigeria
3.2 Resources and infrastructure
3.2.1 Oil
3.2.2 Gas
3.2.3 Oil and gas infrastructure
3.2.4 Planned oil and gas projects
3.3 Laws and regulations
3.3.1 Petroleum Industry Bill
3.3.2 Local content law
3.4 Operators and concessionaires
3.4.1 International oil companies (IOCs)
3.4.2 Domestic companies
3.4.3 National oil companies
3.5 International and domestic suppliers
3.5.1 Overview
3.5.2 Upstream
3.5.3 Midstream
3.5.4 Downstream
3.6 Future opportunities for international suppliers
4. Angola
4.1 Business environment
4.1.1 Political stability and security
4.1.2 Economy
4.1.3 Infrastructure
4.1.4 Operating in Angola
4.2 Resources and infrastructure
4.2.1 Oil
4.2.2 Gas
4.2.3 Oil and gas infrastructure
4.2.4 Planned oil and gas projects
4.3 Laws and regulations
4.3.1 Policies and governance of oil and gas in Angola
4.3.2 Local content law
4.4 Operators and concessionaires
4.4.1 International oil companies (IOCs)
4.4.2 National oil companies
4.5 International suppliers
4.5.1 Upstream
4.5.2 Midstream
4.5.3 Downstream
4.6 Future opportunities for international suppliers
5. Equatorial Guinea
5.1 Business environment
5.1.1 Political stability and security
5.1.2 Economy
5.1.3 Infrastructure
5.1.4 Operating in Equatorial Guinea
5.2 Resources and infrastructure
5.2.1 Oil
5.2.2 Gas
5.2.3 Oil and gas infrastructure
5.2.4 Planned oil and gas projects
5.3 Laws and regulations
5.3.1 The Hydrocarbons Law 2006
5.3.2 Local content law
5.4 Operators and concessionaires
5.4.1 International oil companies (IOCs)
5.4.2 National oil companies
5.5 International suppliers
5.5.1 Upstream
5.5.2 Midstream
5.5.3 Downstream
5.6 Future opportunities for international suppliers
6. Ghana
6.1 Business environment
6.1.1 Political stability and security
6.1.2 Economy
6.1.3 Infrastructure
6.1.4 Operating in Ghana
6.2 Resources and infrastructure
6.2.1 Oil
6.2.2 Gas
6.2.3 Oil and gas infrastructure
6.2.4 Planned oil and gas projects
6.3 Laws and regulations
6.3.1 Policies and governance of oil and gas in Ghana
6.3.2 Local content law
6.4 Operators and concessionaires
6.4.1 International oil companies (IOCs)
6.4.2 National oil companies
6.5 International suppliers
6.5.1 Upstream
6.5.2 Midstream
6.5.3 Downstream
6.6 Future opportunities for international suppliers
7. Mozambique
7.1 Business environment
7.1.1 Political stability and security
7.1.2 Economy
7.1.3 Infrastructure
7.1.4 Operating in Mozambique
7.2 Resources and infrastructure
7.2.1 Oil
7.2.2 Gas
7.2.3 Oil and gas infrastructure
7.2.4 Planned oil and gas projects
7.3 Laws and regulations
7.3.1 The Petroleum Law
7.3.2 The “Mega-Projects” Law
7.3.3 Local content law
7.4 Operators and concessionaires
7.4.1 International oil companies (IOCs)
7.4.2 National oil companies
7.5 International suppliers
7.5.1 Upstream
7.5.2 Midstream
7.5.3 Downstream
7.6 Future opportunities for international suppliers
8. Tanzania
8.1 Business environment
8.1.1 Political stability and security
8.1.2 Economy
8.1.3 Infrastructure
8.1.4 Operating in Tanzania
8.2 Resources and infrastructure
8.2.1 Oil
8.2.2 Gas
8.2.3 Oil and gas infrastructure
8.2.4 Planned oil and gas projects
8.3 Laws and regulations
8.3.1 Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act (1980)
8.3.2 National natural gas policy
8.3.3 New Model Production Sharing Agreement (2013)
8.3.4 Local content law
8.4 Operators and concessionaires
8.4.1 International oil companies (IOCs)
8.4.2 National oil companies
8.5 International suppliers
8.5.1 Upstream
8.5.2 Midstream
8.5.3 Downstream
8.6 Future opportunities for international suppliers
9. Conclusion and country comparisons
9.1 International oil companies (IOCs)
9.2 International suppliers
10. Appendices
10.1 Appendix I - Chinese oil companies
10.1.1 Investment activity
10.1.2 Sinopec and China Sonangol
10.1.3 China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)
10.1.4 China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development
Corporation (CNODC) petrochemical trading company
10.1.5 China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC)
10.2 Appendix II – Featured interviews
10.2.1 Interview with a Management Consultant with
experience in the Angolan oil and gas industry
10.2.2 Interview with an engineering sub-contractor
working in Equatorial Guinea
10.2.3 Interviews with other oil and gas company
employees and contractors working in sub-Saharan Africa
10.3 Appendix III – Conclusion matrix methodology

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