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How Can Ugandans Benefit from an Oil Windfall? Policy Options to Manage Petroleum Revenues

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Courtesy of resourcegovernance.org Uganda is on the path to becoming a significant oil producer in the next decade, with production…

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Somaliland oil explorations delayed as companies await Oil Protection Unit

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Sterling energy which has operations in the Odewayne block has said it has halted its operations in the…

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Three years in, is South Sudan’s oil driving its crisis?

Original story globalwitness.org On the third anniversary of its independence, South Sudan looks like it is sliding into a dangerous cycle…

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Vanoil Energy to proceed with arbitration after loss of Kenyan blocks 3A and 3B

Vanoil Energy has provided an update on the ongoing negotiations with the Kenyan Government with respect to the extension of…

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TPDC dismisses claims Tanzania will lose $1billion annually from gas sales

The Tanzania Petroleum development corporation (TPDC) has dismissed a leaked document that shows that the East African country will lose…

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Exploration activity not fuelling conflict in Ethiopia’s Ogaden region – Africa Oil

Africa Oil Statement on Ethiopia Following recent media focus on Africa Oil’s presence in Ethiopia, the company would like to…

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Africa Oil halts its Puntland operations over border issues

Statement by Africa Oil In response to on-going media allegations about our operations in Ethiopia and Somalia, we believe it…

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More Oil blocks expected to be relinquished in 2014/15 – Experts

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] More companies are expected to lose their blocks in Kenya as a result of relinquishments in the coming…

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Government to push for a consolidated local content legislation

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The government has announced that it will be shelving proposals to have local content inclusions into the energy…

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First local content convection kicks off in Nairobi

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The first local content convection began with uniform calls for support for local business players involvement into the…