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Tullow Oil pioneers in publishing extractive industry transparency report

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] In 2012, Tullow generated sales revenue of $2.3 billion. Governments received $573 million in taxes, royalties and other…

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COFEK question National Oil, Western Geco contract to store Kenya Oil Data

As posted by the consumer federation of Kenya on their website In the MOU between NOCK and Western Geco Section…

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Kenya’s senate wants proposed refinery site changed

Kenyan senators have voiced their opposition on the proposed oil refinery site in Isiolo saying it should be located at…

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Challenges of having an oil exploration license in Somalia

DNO of Norway currently holds a production sharing contract in Block SL-18 following the signing of an agreement with the…

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Uganda raises troop levels in Oil rich region

Uganda’s Inspector General of police has ordered the deployment of both covert and overt troops in the Albertine region especially…

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Why lobby group wants National Oil Chairman, MD fired

Kenya’s biggest consumer lobby group the Consumer Federation of Kenya (COFEK) is drumming support from members of the public asking…

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Somalia’s Khatumo state warns unlicenced international oil companies

“Khatumo State of Somalia is Warning an International Oil Companies against oil exploration in Sool, Sanaag and Cayn regions Without…

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East African lawyers attend training in negotiation and transaction agreements in Oil & Gas sector

Experts have warned that the lack of skills when negotiating transactions and drafting agreements with international oil companies in relation…

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Uganda refutes delaying oil production

Uganda has said it is only taking the necessary precautionary measures to get out the best from the Uganda’s oil…

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Will oil bring promise or peril to the communities of Turkana, Kenya?

Story by Oxfam America Oil companies and Kenyan civil society groups debate the future of the region. How does an…