Regional Report West Africa ///

West Africa has one of the world’s leading oil and gas sectors, in terms of both oil and gas reserves, as well as production. Nigeria remains Africa’s largest oil producer, but Angola may overtake it in coming years, due to the size of fresh discoveries in Angola’s offshore pre-salt, and an E&P slowdown in Nigeria, caused by uncertainties over future oil and gas sector legislation, political unrest, criminal activity, and technical problems.

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