Friends of the Earth Initiate Suit Against Britain over Mozambique LNG Project Financing

Environmental lobby group Friends of the Earth has taken Britain to the London High Court to challenge approval for government funding in Mozambique LNG project which it argues goes against … Read More

Serious Fraud Office Opens Corruption investigations on Soma Oil and Gas in Somalia

United Kindgom’s Serious Fraud Office has confirmed that it has opened a criminal investigation into SOMA Oil & Gas Holdings Ltd, SOMA Oil & Gas Exploration Limited, SOMA Management Limited … Read More

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 governments in countries they operate in as the UK government … Read More

Soco set to begin seismic testing in controversial Congo’s Virunga Park

Soco International will start seismic tests in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Lake Edward amid widespread protests by environmentalists who are against exploration at the Virunga park home to the … Read More

East Africa next investment attraction exploration and production companies

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] 3 East African countries Kenya, Mozambique and Tanzania are set to be the next attraction for the exploration and production companies following recent mineral finds and infrastructure projects. … Read More