Algeria has begun a series of energy reforms that have provoked deep social unrest in one of the last bastions of stability in North Africa.
Algeria’s state-owned hydrocarbon firm has endured recent policy adjustments that now provide foreign investors with new opportunities. But increasing energy insecurity threatens to nullify the potential for gain. In the
The ongoing fall of oil prices leaves the Azerbaijani economy exposed to structural issues, increasing the risk of social unrest linked to current hardships. Since December 2015, the Azerbaijani economy has
An economic slowdown due to a decrease in oil revenues in 2016 could contribute to a deteriorating security situation in Nigeria, causing investor apprehension to rise. This article examines the
Extractive sectors face persistent security and political risks which could become increasingly serious as investment floods in, unless effectively managed by investors and the government. On November 16, 2015, it