Dr Carole Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, spoke on the implications of global energy transition dynamics on emerging petroleum economies and the strategic options for the Gulf of Guinea in a webinar organised by the Office of GNPC Petroleum Chair, UCC Oil and Gas Institute, Cape Coast, Ghana on 1st December 2020.
Dr Nakhle elaborated on the implications of COVID-19 on global energy markets, with a special focus on the energy transition and particularly in relevance to Africa.
She cautioned against blanket solutions or copy-paste policies as the economic needs and maturity of markets, among others, differ substantially between the developed world and poorer nations in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Dr Nakhle was joined by Dr Kofi Koduah Sarpong, Chief Executive Officer, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation; Dr Theophilus Acheampong, Senior Consultant, Crystol Energy; Dr Adeola Adenikinju, Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for Petroleum, Energy Economics; Dr Joseph Essandoh-Yeddu, Immediate Past Director, Strategy and Policy Division, Energy Commission of Ghana, Accra; and Dr Omowumi Iledare, Ghana National Petroleum Research Chair , UCC Oil and Gas Institute, Ghana.
“What Are The Economic Implications of the Energy Transition on Africa’s Oil and Gas Producers“, Dr Carole Nakhle, May 2020