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Tullow Oil faces industrial action in Northern Kenya

British explorer Tullow Oil has said it has been dealing with a limited industrial action in Northern Kenya where it…

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Vanoil seeks $150 million in suit against the Government of Kenya

Vanoil Energy Ltd. has commenced an international arbitration against the Government of Kenya after the minister for Energy Davis Chirchir declined…

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Opinion: Kenya Somalia maritime border dispute could throw whole region into dispute

By Zakayo Mwangi A maritime border dispute case filed by Somalia before the International Court of Justice is likely to…

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Kenya’s finance bill offers a mixed picture for oil and gas investors – Africa Oil

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Africa Oil has in a statement said that the recently assented to Finance bill by President Uhuru Kenyatta…

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Oil & Gas UK statement on Scottish Referendum result

In light of the ‘No’ vote in the Scottish Referendum, Oil & Gas UK looks forward to continuing working closely…

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Kenya could lose 7 oil blocks in Somalia dispute

As a maritime border dispute between the Somali government and Kenya heads to the international court of justice seven oil…

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UK listed firms must report all payments to governments starting 2015

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] British energy and mining firms will from January 1 2015 have to disclose all payments they make to…

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Poor policies stand in Kenya’s way to enact Natural Resources laws

The chairperson of the departmental committee on environment and natural resources of the national assembly Amina Abdalla last week displayed…

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Kenya’s Civil Society Calls for Transparency, Efficiency in Oil and Gas

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Members of the civil society have called on the government to work together with parliament, oil companies and civil…

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Infrastructure, regulatory uncertainty and corruption remain hurdles in Africa’s oil & gas sector – PwC Review

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The challenges facing oil & gas companies operating in Africa continue to be diverse and numerous fuelled by…