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‘Humanitarian Crisis’ for Ogaden Living Near Ethiopia’s Oil Fields

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by Inter Press Service News Agency New allegations of scorched earth evictions of the Ogaden people have…

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Kenya Plans To Invest In Uganda Oil Refinery

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by Red Pepper Though most Ugandans are uncertain on how their government plans to handle the oil…

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South Sudan rebels say seize oil-producing Upper Nile state capital

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] (Reuters) – South Sudanese rebels said they had taken control of the capital of oil-producing Upper Nile state…

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Progress claimed in bid to stop Congo oil drilling in Virunga National Park by SOCO International

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] GENEVA (AP) — An environmental organization said Friday it is making progress in its bid to block a proposal…

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Tanzania LNG plant site may be announced next week -minister

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by Reuters Oil and gas firms working on a project to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant…

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Tullow Oil May Sell Part of Stake in Ugandan Oil Field

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story Wall Street Journal Africa-focused oil and gas explorer Tullow Oil PLC is considering selling part of its…

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Tullow Oil Donates Kshs.20 Million to Fight Drought in Turkana

Oil exploration and production company Tullow oil, has donated Kshs. 20 million to fight drought in Turkana County. Speaking when…

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Kenya Government to Invite Bids for Sh255 Billion Crude Oil Pipeline

Kenya is set to invite international bids for the design and construction of a crude oil pipeline linking the oil fields in Turkana and…

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Uganda to sign memo with oil firms over production-ministry

Source: Reuters Uganda will sign a memorandum of understanding on Thursday with Britain’s Tullow Oil, France’s Total and China’s CNOOC,…

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Uganda Announces Deal With Foreign Oil Companies

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by CommodityHQ The government of Uganda is ready to develop its oil sector, but says it prefers…