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Corporate review of Sub-Sahara Africa

Corporate review of Sub-Sahara Africa

Report summary

The Majors dominate the corporate picture in Sub-Sahara Africa and continue to lead the way in capital investment; smaller players have had more success in exploration, and have strong positions in new frontiers. There are many farm-in deals available as companies reduce their exposure to new licences, while East African gas and Nigerian onshore assets will also be a focus for M&A.

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  • Majors and NOCs still dominate the corporate picture
  • Major’s also dominate production
  • Longer term investment required to maintain production
  • Smaller players have led the way in recent exploration
    • East African exploration
    • West African Exploration

In this report there are 11 tables or charts, including:

  • Majors and NOCs still dominate the corporate picture
    • Top ten companies by remaining commercial value
  • Major’s also dominate production
    • Top ten producers - ranked by total production from 2013 - 2023
  • Longer term investment required to maintain production
    • Capex by sector and total production 2013 - 2020
    • Corporate distribution of capex 2013 - 2020
    • Top 10 investors 2013 - 2020
    • Portfolio distribution of top investors
  • Smaller players have led the way in recent exploration
    • Distribution of discovered volumes 2010 - 2013
    • Top 10 explorers 2010 - 2013
    • Expected high impact drilling 2014-15
    • Net acreage awarded since 2009, with high equity positions
    • Top ten reserves holders - Commercial and Technical - in Sub-Sahara Africa
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