Republic of Congo: Opec membership

Issue 362 - 01 Feb 2018
Republic of Congo is to follow Equatorial Guinea in joining the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries. Recent new developments have made Republic of Congo sub-Saharan Africa’s third biggest producer after Nigeria and Angola, with production reaching 345,000 b/d in 2017. “The Republic of Congo has decided to accede to the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (Opec),” the government said in a statement dated 11 January.

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