Africa perspective very promising

This issue of OGJ contains a special report, Africa in Perspective.Examination of Africa's reserves, production, and refining capacity trends might help fill in this perspective.African countries collectively hold only one tenth of the proved oil reserves and one fifth of the proved gas reserves of the Middle East, but Africa is beginning to pull ahead from its traditional low ranking among the world's regions in production and reserves.StatisticsAfrica's crude and condensate production has neared 7 million b/d in recent months after remaining nearly flat at 6 million b/d for the 1970s, 1980s, and much of the 1990s. Click here to enlarge imageThe recent gains stem from good i...

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