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Investment delays threaten Namibia's oil and gas drilling target

Namibia will struggle to meet its target of three to five offshore exploration wells spud by 2016. The regionally and globally diversified portfolios of the major players will see other projects take precedence, with strong probability of delay to exploration drilling in Namibia.

VimpelCom facing telecoms trials but Telenor looks safe for now…

BMI View: VimpelCom's exposure to Russia will continue to put pressure on the company in 2014 and into 2015. Pressure will mount as the rouble maintains a depreciatory path and oil prices head lower. Telenor will remain insulated from its exposure to VimpelCom in the short term, but should these conditions persist into 2016, we believe the toll on Telenor's finances will begin to tell.