Jump to navigation

Vol 52 No 23

Published 18th November 2011


Troubled waters, no oil yet

Potential investors in Congo-Kinshasa worry not only about opacity and corruption but also about the boundaries of concessions. Trinity Oil and Gas, of Houston, United States, wants the government to sort out the undefined offshore frontier with Angola that runs across huge potential undersea resources (AC Vol 52 No 15). Trinity is watching with interest to see if two members of parliament who have urged the government to send the matter to international arbitration will be re-elected. These are Senator Raphaël Siluvangi Lumba of the Mouvement de libération du Congo (MLC) and Kasongo Numbi Kashemukunda of the electoral coalition Alliance de la majorité présidentielle.

End of preview - This article contains approximately 643 words.

End of preview

Subscribers: Log in now to read the complete article.

Account Holders: Log in now and use your Account Credit to buy this article. No Credit? Top up your Account now.

If you are logged in, but still cannot access the full text of this article, email customer services or telephone us on +44(0)1638 743633.