Angola has retained its position as the biggest oil producer in Africa for the second straight month, IgbereTV reports
New data released by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). on Tuesday shows Angola produced more crude oil than Nigeria in June.
This is despite Nigeria recording its biggest production jump in months by 134,000 barrels per barrel (bpd) to 1.158 million bpd in June from 1.024 million in May, based on direct communication.
However, Angola’s oil production rose to 1.175 million bpd in June, up from 1.162 million bpd in May, based on direct communication.
IGBERETV had reported last month that Nigeria lost its status as Africa’s top oil producer to Angola as its output declined the most in May among its peers in OP