Lobbyists want Kenya’s Early Oil Project Scrutinized

The Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (KCSPOG) has questioned the overwhelming government backing of the early oil pilot scheme (EOPS) project a no profit making venture that … Read More

New U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rules To Improve Transparency, Accountability – KCSPOG

The Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (KCSPOG) has welcomed the adoption of the new rules for resource extraction companies by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) … Read More

Kenya’s Annual Receipts Could Reach $3 Billion Annually Once Oil Price Rebounds

A discussion paper dubbed “Potential Government Revenues from Turkana Oil” released in April 2016 estimate that annual receipts to the Government of Kenya could range from $800 million to as … Read More

Kenya’s Civil Society Calls for Transparency, Efficiency in Oil and Gas

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Members of the civil society have called on the government to work together with parliament, oil companies and civil society to develop appropriate policies, legal and institutional frameworks for … Read More

Benefit sharing key in development of LAPSSET and Oil resources

By Charles Wanguhu A key challenge in development is the implementation of an inclusive agenda. Development experts have come to refer to this as “growth coupled with equal opportunities”. The … Read More

Mining Bill 2014 violates human rights, encourages corruption – Lobby Groups

Civil society groups in Kenya have raised a red flag on the proposed Mining Bill 2014 which they say will lead to compulsory acquisitions of land from communities in mining … Read More

OPINION: Tullow discloses payments but Kenya Energy bill falls short of making mandatory disclosures

By: Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas In a move internationally hailed as pioneering Tullow Oil has released its annual report including reporting at a project level. Tullow … Read More