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Tanzania Can Renegotiate Energy and Mining Contracts As New Legislation Passed

The government of Tanzania can now forcefully commence renegotiate of existing contracts with both mining and oil companies undertaking exploration…

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Oyster Oil and Gas Enters Phase III in Djibouti Exploration

Oyster Oil and Gas Ltd. has announced that effective 1st March 2017 it has received Government of Djibouti approval to…

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Public hearings on Somalia Kenya Maritime Delimitation Case Set for September

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will in mid-September commence public hearings in the case concerning Maritime Delimitation in the…

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Kenya to auction 17 new Oil Exploration Blocks in 2017

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has in a gazette notice said it has created an additional 17 new exploration…

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Summary on Kenya’s Petroleum Bill 2015, The Associated Model Production Sharing Contract(PSC)Bill 2015

By Berryl Claire Asiago Part 1: Kenya’s recent discovery of oil and gas should accelerate and contribute enormously to the…

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Majority of Petroleum Rights Holding Companies in Kenya Incorporated in Tax Havens

A report by Oxfam dubbed The Use of Tax Havens in the Ownership of Kenyan Petroleum Rights shows that all…

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An Analysis of the Petroleum Bill 2015, Model PSC

Source: Oxfam The Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill, 2015 and associated model production sharing contract (PSC) are currently in…

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History Of Oil Exploration In Kenya (1950 To 2010)

1950’S – Oil exploration commenced 1960 to 1984 – 16 wells drilled mainly in the Lamu and Anza basins 1981-…

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Components of Production Sharing Contract in Kenya

Licensing of petroleum exploration blocks, is governed by the Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act Chapter 308 of the Laws of…

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Oil & Gas Exploration Opportunities in Kenya

Kenya’s Petroleum potential is best depicted by the four large sized sedimentary basins that straddle the Country (sedimentary basins &…