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Economic Brief - Additionality of Development Finance Institutions (DFIs) in Upstream Oil and Gas in Africa


The landscape of oil and gas production in Africa is changing. Spurred by a positive price outlook (see Figure 1), oil fields in three new producers, Ghana, Niger and Uganda, are expected on-stream by the end of 2011. Another cohort of new producers, including Kenya, Liberia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone and Tanzania, is thought to be not too far behind (see Table A1).

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