The Libyan National Army (LNA) has suffered major setbacks in its attacks on Tripoli, home of the Government of National Accord (GNA).
China has arguably triumphed in its face-off with Malaysia over oil and gas exploration in the disputed waters of the South China Sea.
Nigeria and Angola face particular pressures as a result of the oil price crash, a new report from Verisk Maplecroft has warned.
A four-month long standoff over oil and gas operations in the South China Sea is intensifying between Malaysian, Chinese, and Vietnamese ships, though all three governments have managed to keep it out of the public eye, until very recently.
The Libyan National Army’s (LNA) decision to halt exports from a number of ports brings more pressure to bear on the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord (GNA) but does little to upset the international oil market.
Tunisia has recently elected a new president, demonstrating the strength of its democratic institutions. The country’s hydrocarbons industry continues to struggle, though.