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With a History of Tax Disputes in Oil & Gas Industry: Shall Kenya be an Exception to Explorers?

Kenya is currently the second leading East African country with estimated 750 million barrels in only two blocks that is…

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16th Africa Independents Forum Set For London in May

As one of the foremost events on the international Oil and Gas calendar, the 16th Africa Independents Forum, which will…

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Uganda awarded Officials, Lawyers $1.65M After winning Heritage Oil Tax Dispute

A new expose by Ugandan Daily Chimp Reports newspaper has revealed that 39 government officials were awarded cash bonanzas equaling…

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Tullow Oil Agrees To Pay Uganda Government $108 million To End Tax Dispute

A tax row that has ensued between oil explorer Tullow Oil and the government of Uganda and the Uganda Revenue…

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London’s Court of Appeal rules in favor of Tullow Oil in Uganda’s capital gains tax case

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Tullow Oil plc has announced that Tullow Uganda Limited, its Ugandan subsidiary, has received judgment in its favour…

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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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Heritage relinquishes Northern block license in favour of the South in Tanzania

Heritage Oil has relinquished  its  Rukwa North license in Tanzania in favour of the neighbouring  Rukwa South licence which had showed…

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East African oil wells among explorations to watch out for in 2014

The fact that a 40% drilling success rate marks out 2013 as one of BP’s best years for exploration in decades…

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Uganda parliament clears Tullow Oil of corruption allegations

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Uganda’s parliamentary ad hoc committee investigating allegations of bribery and corruption by Tullow Oil Plc in the country…

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Uganda to receive $100 Billion From Oil

Story by: East Africa Business Week Uganda will earn close to $100 billion as its potential share of oil resources,…