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Uganda, Other African Nations Push for Fossil-Fuel Projects

Courtesy of the Wall Street Journal, a report on Uganda’s and other African nations’ fossil fuel ambitions: A herd of elephants stomped through savannah grasslands to the throbbing sounds of bulldozers preparing oil wells that will soon start feeding a 900-mile pipeline from this wildlife and nature reserve. The $10 billion project has become a flashpoint […]

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Billions in Oil Riches Vanish in Latin America as Pemex Stumbles

Courtesy of Bloomberg, a report on how Pemex has seen its crude output decline almost every year since 2004 as mismanagement, debt and failing projects drag down Mexico’s oil giant: The rebound in oil prices over the last two years brought in record profits for the world’s largest crude producers, shoring up local economies and boosting jobs. Despite the fanfare, […]

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TotalEnergies CEO To Visit Mozambique To Discuss LNG Restart

Via The Africa Report, report on TotalEnergies efforts to restart its Mozambique LNG project: The head of French energy giant TotalEnergies is expected this week to visit Mozambique, where a multi-billion-dollar gas project has been on hold since a 2021 jihadist attack. CEO Patrick Pouyanne is to fly to the southern African nation to discuss conditions […]

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Eni Launches Major Gas Development Project In Libya

Via Eurasia Review, a report on Eni’s strategic project aimed at increasing gas production to supply the Libyan domestic market as well as to ensure export to Europe: Eni CEO, Claudio Descalzi, and the CEO of the National Oil Corporation of Libya (NOC), Farhat Bengdara, agreed Saturday on the development of “Structures A&E”, a strategic project […]

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Saudi Aramco Bets On Being The Last Oil Major Standing

Courtesy of The Financial Times, an article on how – while some western energy companies prepare for a future less reliant on fossil fuels – Saudi Aramco, the world’s biggest supplier is doubling down: In Abqaiq, the biggest oil processing facility on the planet, there is no sense the world may be coming to the […]

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Total Eren and Ecopetrol To Build Solar Project In Colombia

Via Power Technology, a report that Total Eren and Ecopetrol plan to jointly build a solar project in Colombia: Colombian energy company Ecopetrol has partnered with Total Eren to build a solar photovoltaic farm with nearly 100MWp of capacity in Colombia. The Rubiales solar facility will be built in the municipality of Puerto Gaitan in Colombia’s Meta province. Total EREN will develop, finance, build […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.