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June 4, 2018

Women in Energy: Oiling the Wheels of Talent

  Rolake AkinkugbeHead,  Energy and Natural Resources @rolakeakinkugbe         It is fair to say that the macho image of “Big Oil” is fading, somewhat. And perhaps rightly so. Given the oil price headwinds in recent years, companies absolutely have to harness and select the best talent – male and female – across the industry for all types of roles, commercial, technical and administrative. Those price headwinds may also threaten the significant strides that have been made by women in the oil and gas sector. Scan the room at an oil and gas industry function or event today, and, despite significant strides in gender diversity, female representation on an oil and gas panel is still only an occasional phenomenon. This example is just a microcosm of how it...

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August 21, 2015

Tesla’s Powerwall home batteries shine new light on Africa’s energy landscape

Tesla’s home storage batteries take renewable energy technologies to new heights, and could be a major boon for Africa’s 600...

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March 18, 2015

Renewable Energy: Africa’s Light at the End of The Tunnel?

Africa’s energy landscape is pretty perplexing. The continent’s oil producers are also amongst the largest petroleum product importers in the world.

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November 3, 2014

Can Gas Compete with Oil in The African Context?

This price gap between crude oil and natural gas creates important considerations for the private and public oil and gas...

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