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Africa Oil and Gas Review Highlights

The following sets out some of the key findings of the recent PWC Fuel for Thought, Africa Oil and Gas Review 2019. The oil price crash in 2014 – 2016 lead to a decrease in expenditure which began to improve in 2017. However in Africa capital expenditure in the industry continued to decline into 2018.

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Young Achiever of the Year Award Winner

On the 8th November 2019, the Bentworth team attended the Excellence in Extractives Recognition Awards 2019 at the Muthaiga Golf Club in Nairobi.  We were invited after Lynette Nyagah, our Project Lead,  was nominated as a finalist for the Young Achiever of the Year Award. We are delighted to announce that Lynette won the award

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Bentworth at University of Nairobi

Bentworth at University of Nairobi

Development of the future engineering workforce is a key objective for Bentworth Investments.  This week representatives attended the University of Nairobi to meet with Petroleum Engineering students.  The talk covered the following main areas: About Bentworth – The role we play in the oil and gas sector in Kenya and details about what we do

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Mind the Engineering Gap – Conclusions and Recommendations

This, our final installment of the Mind the Engineering Gap, summarises our conclusions and recommendations. These can be categorised in four  areas, formal education, students, industry and government: For education: How can more students be encouraged to undertake STEM subjects, how can students be convinced that “it is not hard, just hard work”? Can students

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Mind the Gap Findings: Demographics

We published a survey asking for responses from graduate and undergraduate engineers, entitled “Mind the Engineering Gap”.  We were especially interested to know what the opportunities for students and graduates are; what the impediments and encumbrances are to becoming a fully qualified engineer; and how Bentworth could assist with these areas in the future?  We

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