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Kenya: Africa Oil, Tullow Get Extension for Kenya Project

Tullow later announced the programme had come to an end. Covid-19 also dealt a blow to its operations, forcing the company in May to submit a force majeure notice to Kenya's petroleum ministry.

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Kenya: Tullow Oil Submits Work Plan as Govt Threatens to

Kenya is hoping to get Project Oil Kenya back on track, with the work programme on budget being a pointer on how Tullow -- the operator of the project -- intends to move forward.

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Tullow shuts down Kenyan oilfield operations due to unrest

Tullow Oil has stopped work at its Kenyan oilfields and halted trucking operations after protests by the local community disrupted a transport scheme, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

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Tullow Oil counts on research to avert conflicts in Turkana

Jan 11, 2020· Tullow Oil counts on research to avert conflicts in Turkana The research will also look into the firm's relation with various state agencies in Kenya and factors that may hurt the firm's margins

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Tullow: Making of a scandal and how Kenya’s oil dream fell

Perhaps Tullow Oil Plc, the company at the heart of Kenya’s much-hyped oil fortune, is a fraud. Perhaps the British oil explorer is just unlucky business in the world of oil and gas

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A political ecology perspective on resource extraction and

Nov 05, 2020· However, Tullow has also hired the so-called Kenya Police Reserves (KPRs), originally in charge of protecting the communities, to instead protect sites of oil exploration and extraction. Respondents claimed that without the KPRs, the vulnerability of some villages to attacks by other pastoral groups has increased (see also Daily Nation, 2018b ).

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Exploring the trade-off in Kenya’s mining sector

Jun 15, 2020· The mining sector is a vital cog in Kenya’s economic engine. The latest available data shows that in 2017, the sector was the fifth largest source of foreign direct investment, accounting for

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Kenya Tullow Oil plc (LSE: TLW)

Our history in Kenya. Tullow entered Kenya in 2010, after signing agreements with Africa Oil and Centric Energy to gain a 50% operated interest in five onshore licences; 10BA, 10BB, 10A, 12A and 13T. In 2012, Tullow farmed in to onshore Block 12B with 50% and increased its interest in Block 12A to 65%.

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Tiomin Mining Company Dispute Conflict Community Kenya

KENYA Tiomin's back is against the wall The Indian The controversy over the project to work the mineral sands at Kwale in Kenya by the Canadian company Tiomin this mining concession is conflict about the

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Fight for water by oil firms may fuel conflict in Turkana

Tullow Kenya Managing Director Marin Mbogo noted that securing the water deal was among the major requirements needed for the partners in the Project Oil Kenya to commit and other resources to its

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Tullow shuts down Kenyan oilfield operations due to unrest

Tullow Oil has stopped work at its Kenyan oilfields and halted trucking operations after protests by the local community disrupted a transport scheme, its chief executive said on Wednesday.

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EXTRACTIVE SECTOR IN KENYA: WILL WE HACK IT? Legal

Sep 08, 2020· To date, the community has never interacted with these agreements and Tullow Oil gives limited information. The deals are the genesis of conflicts. At one point, Tullow Oil was unable to export 40,000 barrels of oil, as they could not access Ngamia 3 and 8 Oil fields due to insecurity.

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A political ecology perspective on resource extraction and

Nov 05, 2020· However, Tullow has also hired the so-called Kenya Police Reserves (KPRs), originally in charge of protecting the communities, to instead protect sites of oil exploration and extraction. Respondents claimed that without the KPRs, the vulnerability of some villages to attacks by other pastoral groups has increased (see also Daily Nation, 2018b ).

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Oil Exploration and Conflict.

Jun 26, 2018· In Turkana, Kenya there is an interesting scenario developing. Oil discoveries and the production thereof by Tullow, Total and Africa Oil are ongoing close to

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Exploring the trade-off in Kenya’s mining sector

Jun 15, 2020· The mining sector is a vital cog in Kenya’s economic engine. The latest available data shows that in 2017, the sector was the fifth largest source of foreign direct investment, accounting for

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llow mining conflict in kenya

A discussion on mining conflict in Kenya is incomplete without mention of the longest conflict in the history of mining in Kenya: the Magadi Soda-Ash Mining. This conflict dates back to 1904 when a mining lease for this project was issued by Sir Donald Stewart, then the British East African Commissioner for the British colonial government.

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Fight for water by oil firms may fuel conflict in Turkana

Tullow Kenya Managing Director Marin Mbogo noted that securing the water deal was among the major requirements needed for the partners in the Project Oil Kenya to commit and other resources to its

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Tiomin Mining Company Dispute Conflict Community Kenya

KENYA Tiomin's back is against the wall The Indian The controversy over the project to work the mineral sands at Kwale in Kenya by the Canadian company Tiomin this mining concession is conflict about the

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Oil in Turkana, Kenya: Different Sides of the Same Story

May 20, 2015· Ever since oil was discovered in 2012 in Turkana, one of the most marginalized counties in Kenya, people have unrealistically high expectations on the benefits it will bring to them. Lack of information, communication and public consultation at community level fuels the risk of tensions over time turning into conflicts.

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TransConflict » Conflict in Kenya

Some conflicts associated with Kenya’s political history have occurred at different times (1982-2008), whilst the occurrence of conflict in the rest of the Rift Valley escalates during periods of electioneering. Narok, Burnt Forest, Molo and Kurosei are the most volatile locations, with conflict driven by questions of access to land and

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Tullow Oil to delay investment decision in Kenya to next year

Jun 26, 2019· Tullow Oil has delayed the final investment decision (FID) for its Kenya project to 2020, this despite an agreement with Kenyan government to crude processing facility on Tuesday.

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Controversy clouds Kenya early oil transportation plan

Jun 11, 2017· Martin Mbogo, Tullow Oil Kenya's country manager, and MaryJane Mwangi, the acting CEO of the National Oil Corporation of Kenya, are a couple living together. Nock playing a role in negotiations and Tullow being an explorer heightens the potential conflict in the relationship.

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Mining Conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility in

Dec 14, 2017· A discussion on mining conflict in Kenya is incomplete without mention of the longest conflict in the history of mining in Kenya: the Magadi Soda-Ash Mining. This conflict dates back to 1904 when a mining lease for this project was issued by Sir Donald Stewart, then the British East African Commissioner for the British colonial government.

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Tullow halts drilling in Kenya Miningreview

Jun 29, 2012· [img:Tullow%20hr_0.jpg|Workers at the Ngamia 1 oil rig in Turkana county, northern Kenya]Nairobi, Kenya --- 29 June 2012 Tullow Oil has halted the drilling of its well in northwestern Kenya after hitting a geological formation, and may soon start assessing the commercial viability of the well where it had announced the country's first oil discovery.Tullow country manager in Kenya, Martin

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