Africa Oil Boom Fades as $50 Crude Shuts Door on High-Cost Deals

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  • Investment decisions made on less than 10% of discoveries
  • Governments still working on basis of $100 oil: WoodMac

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“On the brink of a boom,” was the banner on PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s review of Africa’s oil industry 16 months ago. Now, oil below $50 has made more than two out of three investment projects on the continent non-viable. 

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