Archive for the ‘Guinea’ Category

China Bankrolls Africa Railroad To Cut Australia Iron-Ore Reliance

Courtesy of Nikkei Asia, a report on how a costly new Chinese infrastructure investment in Guinea aimed at unlocking the world’s largest untapped source of iron ore: While China-Australia relations seem to be thawing, Beijing is slowly but surely moving to cut its dependence on Australian iron ore. Last Friday, mining giant Rio Tinto and […]

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Latin America: Set To Become A Major Oil Producer This Decade

Courtesy of The Economist, a look at Latin America’s oil production future, where Brazil and Guyana are preparing for a bonanza but declining demand threatens the rest of the region: In deep blue waters off the coast of Guyana, gargantuan ships are sucking oil from reservoirs three kilometres below the surface. These machines are transforming the […]

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Guinea: Key Player In EV Future

Courtesy of The Washington Post, a look at how soaring demand for electric vehicles is fueling dramatic changes in Guinea, home to the world’s largest bauxite reserves: One of the poorest countries on Earth has become a crucial player in the world’s green-energy transition. Guinea, a West African nation of more than 13 million people, […]

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Wildcats & Black Sheep is a personal interest blog dedicated to the identification and evaluation of maverick investment opportunities arising in frontier - and, what some may consider to be, “rogue” or “black sheep” - markets around the world.

Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.