WIEN President demands congenial investment climate for Africa

WIEN President demands congenial investment climate for Africa

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President of Women In Energy Network (WIEN), Nigeria, Mrs Funmi Ogbue, has declared that the African business environment must be made cost competitive, secure and compliant to the requirements of global ESG in order to attract investments. Mrs Ogbue who is also the Managing Director of Zigma Limited said in a panel discussion at the 2022 Africa Oil Week (AOW) that the African operating environment must be congenial enough to attract and host global petroleum industry investments. WIEN President, Mrs Funmi Ogbue She said petroleum producing countries in the continent have the opportunity to nurture and stimulate more investment from equity partners at this moment to cement the continent’s role as a secure and reliable energy partner to consumer markets. Ogbue spoke at the African Oil Week (AOW) 2022, in South Africa, recently,…
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Ogbue: How Africa Can Target Symbiotic Investors With an Upstream-focused Business Model

Ogbue: How Africa Can Target Symbiotic Investors With an Upstream-focused Business Model

President's Blog, WIEN DIGEST
Monday, October 10, 2022 at 4:11 PM by  Pascal Oparada An energy Expert, Funny Ogbue has advocated ways of reviving the oil industry in Africa Ogbue, the President of Women in Energy Network, said this in South Africa when she stated the need to attract more oil investment to Africa According to her, the problem of divestment from the oil sector in Africa is a source of concern Industry stakeholders gathered in South Africa to mark Africa Oil Week and engaged in initiatives to develop the continent using its natural hydrocarbon resources. The Managing Director of Zigma Ltd and President and Co-Founder of Women in Energy Network, Funmi Ogbue, delivered a lecture on revive the Upstream Sector and making it an attractive destination for investment. Steps to tackle divestments She…
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Africa Should Target Investors To Revive Oil, Gas Industry – Ogbue

Africa Should Target Investors To Revive Oil, Gas Industry – Ogbue

President's Blog, WIEN DIGEST
Posted on October 9, 2022 Author: Anayo Ezugwu The Managing Director of Zigma Limited, Funmi Ogbue, has advised stakeholders in the oil and gas industry to revive the upstream sector and make it an attractive destination for investment. Speaking at the Africa Oil Week in South Africa, Ogbue addressed concerns about divestments, environmental sustainability and governance, and policymaking using political, financing and technological considerations. According to Ogbue, who is also the president and co-founder of Women in Energy Network, industry advocacy groups like Oil Producers Trade Section, OPTS, in Nigeria were a useful tool to help push a clear and harmonised set of standards for implementing ESG goals in African countries and working in tandem with the energy ministries. She said, “Building blocks for this are already present on the…
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