Maggy Shino is Petroleum Commissioner at the Namibian Ministry of Mines and Energy. An environmental scientist and petroleum geochemist, she is passionate about finding and utilising the resources that will help her country progress.
Ansgar Wanke, University of Namibia / Upstream Exploration Services Namibia
This year Namibia has again moved into the spotlight as major oil companies increased their presence along the Namibian margin, with plenty of onshore hydrocarbon potential just waiting for adventurous explorers.
Javier Martin, Madhurima Bhattacharya and Marianne Parsons; CGG
By integrating seismic and gravmag surveys with data from multiple wells, CGG aims to add fresh insight to the geological understanding and oil and gas potential of the Zambezi Delta Basin in Mozambique.
Africa’s total proven reserves stand at 125.3 Bbo and 509 Tcf natural gas, 7.5% and 7.1% respectively of the global total. What are the main challenges and opportunities for future oil and gas exploration in Africa?