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Shadow Governance Intel

Contributor since: 23 May 2017

Shadow Governance Intel

Shadow Governance Intel (www.shadowgovintel.com), the analytical arm of West Sands Advisory Limited, conducts in-depth research on power players and power plays that challenge the transparency of emerging markets. West Sands Advisory Limited (www.westsandsadvisory.com) is a UK-based business intelligence firm that leverages local source networks and in-country associates throughout the world to help our clients create opportunities, and reduce reputational risk.

Latest articles from Shadow Governance Intel

  • Turkey’s Opaque Private Energy Sector

    Published 29 October 2017 | viewed 10,606 times

    Patronage and Power Players in Turkey’s Energy Sector In parallel with the rise to power of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Justice and Development…

  • The Energy War That Erdogan Is Winning

    Published 08 October 2017 | viewed 12,894 times

    The Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus’ (TRNC) energy sector is one of the least developed sectors in the country. Given the political and economic restrictions…

  • Ghana Joins The Renewable Race

    Published 07 October 2017 | viewed 10,643 times

    Over the past several decades, Ghana has emerged as a potentially highly attractive destination for foreign investment, boasting an abundance of raw materials and proven…

  • The Secret Of Jordan’s Energy Reform Success

    Published 23 September 2017 | viewed 9,624 times

    While the public sector continues to play a prominent role in Jordan, the privatization process it has successfully implemented for over two decades has seen…

  • Investors Flock To The Next Big LNG Hot Spot

    Published 17 September 2017 | viewed 13,265 times

    On June 1, 2017, Italian oil major Eni officially signed off on its Coral South Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) project in Mozambique, almost 6 years…

  • Russia’s Arctic Oil Is Off Limits For Private Drillers

    Published 14 September 2017 | viewed 8,592 times

    On the last day of summer 2017, Russia’s Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev held a government session dedicated to the development of the country’s territories in…

  • Russia’s Big Bet On Kurdish Oil

    Published 10 September 2017 | viewed 19,258 times

    In June 2017, Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) and Russian energy behemoth Rosneft signed several cooperation, investment and production sharing agreements regarding hydrocarbon exploration, production, infrastructure,…

  • Kazakhstan Is Key To UAE’s Energy Goals

    Published 26 August 2017 | viewed 14,244 times

    Recent reports highlight the steady deepening of relations between the UAE and Kazakhstan across several strategic sectors, most notably the energy sector. Both are resource…

  • Nigeria’s Oil Industry Overhaul

    Published 23 August 2017 | viewed 12,581 times

    Although Nigeria is Africa’s largest oil and gas producer, its petroleum sector has long suffered from frequent scandals, severe mismanagement and a lack of coherent…

  • Turkey Expands Influence In Kurdish Energy Sector

    Published 16 August 2017 | viewed 18,694 times

    Over the past 12 years, Turkish energy companies have moved into the Kurdish energy sector at great pace in line with the sector’s rapid expansion…

  • Can New Blood Shake Up Serbia’s Power Industry?

    Published 05 August 2017 | viewed 7,462 times

    State owned Energy Power Industry of Serbia (EPS - Elektroprivreda Srbije) controls all domestic electricity production. The EPS was established after the disintegration of Yugoslavia…

  • Tanzania’s Crackdown On Mining Companies Intensifies

    Published 05 August 2017 | viewed 17,967 times

    In recent months, the government of Tanzania has tightened its control over its natural resources – and the mining sector in particular – through a…

  • Is Egypt’s Zohr Field A Game Changer?

    Published 29 July 2017 | viewed 16,600 times

    A politically turbulent six-year period has impacted the Egyptian business environment, adding a new layer of political risks to investments made across the national economy.…

  • Nigeria To Play A Major Role In Turkey’s Energy Sector

    Published 29 July 2017 | viewed 11,514 times

    Nigeria is one of Turkey’s largest trading partners in Africa, and trade remains an integral component of Nigeria – Turkey bilateral relations. In 2014, trade…

  • Are The Arab Nations On The Brink Of War - An Interview With Shadow Governance

    Published 13 July 2017 | viewed 32,139 times

    Almost five weeks have passed since Saudi Arabia, its Gulf allies, and Egypt announced the start of a diplomatic boycott against Qatar—a fellow Arab monarchy…

  • Turkey's Natural Gas: A Geopolitical Chip

    Published 08 July 2017 | viewed 14,592 times

    Turkey is a vulnerable actor when it comes to energy supply. Its primary energy source is natural gas, 98 percent of which is exported. The…

  • Who Controls Iran’s Energy Sector?

    Published 28 June 2017 | viewed 12,187 times

    Despite having a more diversified economy than its Gulf neighbours, oil and gas revenues only account for 11 percent of Iran’s GDP. Its oil &…

  • Once Again, Tensions Are Rising In Nigeria’s Oil Sector

    Published 22 June 2017 | viewed 29,866 times

    On 2nd May 2017, Nigeria’s House of Representatives rejected a motion requesting that the House compel international oil companies (IOCs) to relocate their headquarters to…

  • China Aims For Market Share In African Refining Sector

    Published 22 June 2017 | viewed 11,666 times

    On 22 March 2017, Sinopec agreed a deal to buy out Chevron’s downstream businesses in South Africa and Botswana, in China’s first major investment into…

  • Why Romania Can’t Privatize Its Energy Sector

    Published 18 June 2017 | viewed 14,537 times

    Romania’s energy sector is characterised by the influence that the state continues to exert. Despite initiating several privatisation processes following the collapse of the Soviet…

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