FAQ

Submitting an article to PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine

Q – Why should you submit an article to PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine?

PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine is East Africa’s most widely distributed magazine with readership covering Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and South Sudan which are the current leading oil and gas hub in the region. This is because, in addition to our print distribution, we distribute every issue as a free digital PDF download to nearly 30,000 unique industry email addresses. PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine is the only oil and gas industry publication that is distributed to the major producing countries in East Africa.

This means that you can get your article across to many interested readers in the oil and gas industry thus elevating your profile and consolidate your expertise as an outstanding professional in the region. Furthermore, PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine has a very attractive compensation per articles depending on what your article is about as well as the quality of your article. Read our contributing writer Term of Reference which provides information on the pay per article packages.

If you want to publish relevant information about any aspect of the oil & gas industry or petroleum products, market trends, any other type of Energy, a case-study about your company’s work or information on a new product, technology, PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine is the ideal platform for you!

Q – What should you send

To be considered for publication, articles must be of relevance to the oil & gas sector or one of a number of closely allied areas, for example: energy, geopolitics, trade and stock market trends.


In the majority of cases we request that articles are written specifically for publication in PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine, ideally with exclusive content.

We welcome articles from companies, individuals, consultants and industry experts regarding projects or upgrades from upstream to petroleum products around the world, including: biochemicals, refineries and other topics.


If the article is a case-study from a company that supplies the industry with equipment, goods or services, the text of the article should not be overtly commercial. It should concentrate on factual elements of what was provided and how this was of benefit to the oil & gas company. This can be backed up with appropriate data, tables and graphs. Real-world technical case studies are of great interest to readers while being an excellent way to show off your company’s expertise.

Q – How many words and images?

Word limits depend on the agreed number of pages that your article will fill in PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine, although most technical articles will be two pages. Feature and keynote articles can be longer, subject to discussion with the Editorial Team.


As well as the main text, please supply relevant high-resolution images (JPEG preferred), other graphics or tables to illustrate the article separately.

Q – What about deadlines?

We start to plan every issue of PetroQuest Oil & Gas Magazine around three months ahead of publication.

Please check our Editorial Schedule to see which issue might suit your chosen topic best.
Once you contact the Editorial Team, we will agree a deadline by which you must submit your article. After we receive your article and images, we will lay out the material for publication. We will then send a draft PDF back to you as laid out for publication, depending on editorial team usually within two working weeks of receiving your material.


After you receive our PDF proof, there will be a two-week period for corrections and comments. After you have returned any corrections to us, we will conduct a final check for English and house-style, prior to publication. If any further questions arise at this point, we will contact you for clarification.

Q – How do I submit my article?


In the first instance, contact the editorial team on [email protected] or call +211 911230666

Q – Do I get Paid for My Article?

You will get paid for your article depending on the quality of your article and the number of years of experience working in the oil and gas industry. Technical articles that provide technical knowledge in the upstream and midstream will be paid as per the contributing writers ToR. Articles from supporting sectors such as articles from financial institutions, industry law firms, logistics etc. will be compensated based on coherency of the article providing that the writer establish relevance to oil and gas industry.