Africa urged to combat energy poverty as a priority

– – The secretary General of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has urged African oil-producing countries to continue developing their energy sector activities. Mohammed Barkindo has also assured that OPEC will continue to serve as a viable partner and “assist” Africa oil-producing countries “in whatever way possible.” Barkindo was speaking during a meeting at the Republic of the Congo’s National Oil Company, Société nationale des pétroles du Congo (SNPC. The meeting was part of a historic three day OPEC and African Energy Chamber delegation to the country on Monday.…

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