EQUATORIAL GUINEA; Economic Frontier – Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea Speaks
There’s a revolution happening in Africa, but it is not a military revolution that requires the commitment of American troops or global peacekeeping forces. Like the shale gas discoveries made in the US a few years ago, similar discoveries happened in Equatorial Guinea nearly two decades ago. Soon after, our country began to realise the dramatic benefits resulting from the development of these resources. Equatorial Guinea is a country roughly the size of the state of Maryland. In 2013 we produced approximately 270,000 bopd.