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Tullow Oil Agrees To Pay Uganda Government $108 million To End Tax Dispute

A tax row that has ensued between oil explorer Tullow Oil and the government of Uganda and the Uganda Revenue…

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2nd Local Content Convention Opens Today in Nairobi

The second Oil and Energy Services Local Content Convention (OES LCC) will kick off at Nairobi’s Safari Park hotel today…

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When booms turns to dust: Local Content Policy

By Berryl Claire Asiago The impetus at which the extractive industries grow is significant and many countries are now in…

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Taipan Resources sues Afren for $10 million in damages in Kenya’s Block 1

Taipan Resources has announced that the Company’s Kenya based subsidiary Lion Petroleum Corp has commenced an arbitration action against East…

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Court lifts Temporary Injunction Order barring drilling of Badada-1 in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The high court in Nairobi has allowed Block 2B operator Taipan Resources to continue with drilling preparations after…

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Environmentalists’ stop CAMAC Energy from seismic acquisition in Kenya’s block L16

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] CAMAC has been forced to stop a planned seismic acquisition programme through Kenya’s coastal area’s Arabuko-Sokoke forest after…

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Insecurity, Political issues continue to haunt exploration in Puntland, Somalia

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Insecurity continues to paralyze oil and exploration in Puntland with many companies holding back activities until a solution…

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Badada-1 well likely to delay as court injunction halts operations in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Taipan Resources  has announced that the Company’s wholly-owned Kenya-based subsidiary, Lion Petroleum Inc. has received a formal notice…

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Vanoil Energy reviews company operations to focus on Kenyan case

Last week Vanoil Energy announced that the board of directors has instructed management to conduct an immediate review of all…

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Afren fires CEO, COO and Associate Directors after corruption investigations report

Afren plc has announced that Willkie Farr & Gallagher (UK) LLP has completed its independent review into the receipt of…