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Petroleum Ministry Wants Petroleum Bill 2017 Passed in 2 Months

The ministry of petroleum and mining wants the Petroleum (Exploration, Development & Production) Bill 2017 passed by May according to…

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Lobby Group Wants Petroleum Bill to Offer Clearer Mandates Between Various Government Agencies

The Kenya Oil and Gas Working Group has called on parliament to better define the roles of the petroleum cabinet…

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Highlights of Tullow Oil, Total E&P Production Licences in Uganda

Duration: The Licences have been issued for a period of 25 years and can be renewed for an additional period…

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Uganda invites Five Bidders to negotiate PSA’s in first competitive licensing round

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has announced it has completed evaluation of bids for the first competitive licensing…

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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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Kenya’s National Assembly Adopts The Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill

The Kenyan national assembly has adopted the much awaited Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill (National Assembly Bill No. 44 of…

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Uganda National Oil Company (NOC) Incorporated

Government of Uganda has concluded the process of incorporating the Uganda National Oil Company Limited which was registered at the…

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Kenya Oil and Gas (upstream) sector fact file – shortened

Source: Ministry of Energy and Petroleum 1950-1992:  30 wells drilled by international oil companies in Kenya’s sedimentary basins. Two more…

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Shandong Kerui Petroleum eyes the Kenya

China’s Kerui Group which specializes in trading, oil exploration development and renowned as the key manufacturer and supplier of heavy…

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Can Uganda’s National Enviromental Management Authority Police Oil Companies?

Story by The Observer An investigation by The Observer has revealed that oil companies engage small and unlicensed companies to…