New leadership, new roads, expanding cities, new found wealth and freedom are bringing dramatic changes to China’s countryside and its people. Has this also brought with it new opportunities in the energy sector?
Covering an area about half the size of Europe, Brazil's onshore basins could hold large quantities of oil and gas like their Northern Hemisphere counterparts. Yet they have remained barely explored, overshadowed by the huge successes in the offshore.
As Nigeria is overtaken by Angola as Africa's largest oil producer, is it true that the discovery of oil 50 years ago has been more a curse than a blessing? And what can the oil industry do to help?