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Sub-Saharan Africa upstream: 5 things to look for in 2021

Predictions for the year ahead

What's inside this year's report?

Sub-Saharan Africa’s upstream sector endured relatively minor disruptions from the coronavirus pandemic in 2020, but the economic fall-out will continue.

2021 could be another turbulent year. Sub-Saharan Africa is at the sharp end of the energy transition, and will feel its impact more acutely than other regions, and faster too.

Read Sub-Saharan Africa upstream: 5 things to look for in 2021 for our experts' predictions for the year ahead.

This includes:

  • More big discoveries, but will Namibia finally deliver?
  • Weak investment outlook, but it's go for Uganda
  • M&A will provide the biggest intrigue of 2021
  • Above ground risks intensify
  • Nigeria's Petroleum Industry Bill to pass into law

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2021 Outlook

How will global upstream trends play out in your region?

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