Tullow Oil

By IndepthAfrica
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May 24th, 2013
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East Africa is in danger of throwing away part of its new-found oil wealth   IN MARCH last year the heads of state of Kenya, Ethiopia and South Sudan met among mangroves in Lamu, a Kenyan town on the Indian Ocean, to launch the construction of a port and oil pipeline together costing $16 billion...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 25th, 2013
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(ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, said that recent reports alleging oil discovery in the horn of Africa’s nation are misleading. Addressing a parliament session on Tuesday Hailemariam told lawmakers that the drilling work is in its early stage and any conclusions of oil ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 7th, 2013
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By. Oilprice.com Analysts Get ready for the first-ever exploration in Ethiopia’s Omo region—and it could be VERY BIG. After all, it’s an extension of the massive finds in Kenya. Ethiopia has the misfortune of being entirely landlocked as a result of the 30-year war with neighboring Eritrea. Still, oi...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 25th, 2013
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Despite a warnings from a rebel group earlier this week, Canadian oil and gas company Africa Oil Corporation (AOC), said on Sunday that it has signed a petroleum exploration and production agreement with Ethiopia. The Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF), which is blamed for the killing of 65 Ethi...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2012
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By Kissy Agyeman-Togobo Mining is probably Ghana’s most established industry. In the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries the as yet un-formed country was the world’s biggest producer of gold, constituting over one third of global output. The West African nation is still a major producer, and is current...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 30th, 2012
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By Angelo Izama When Beatrice Atim Anywar received a call from a reporter to ask if her daughter had applied for a scholarship with an oil company, she laughed: “I had no idea,” she said. At over six feet, Anywar has a reputation as a fighter. She earned most of her stripes as “Mama Mabira” [...]
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 15th, 2012
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By Tedla T. The larger Eastern Africa or the Horn in particular as one of Africa’s most restive, volatile and poverty stricken regions is also endowed with untapped natural resources. In addition to ethnic, religious, land, and foreign induced conflicts, natural resources have been also causes of tro...
By IndepthAfrica
In Ethiopia
Oct 3rd, 2012
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 Marathon Oil said Wednesday day that its subsidiary Marathon Ethiopia Limited B.V. has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Agriterra Limited to acquire their 20 percent working interest in the South Omo concession in Ethiopia with an effective date of Aug. 17, 2012. The companies expect ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 5th, 2012
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Oil in Uganda Eriakimi Kaseegu, the Kasenyi Local Council One Chairman, revealed that community land – including the plot where Tullow Oil’s Kasemene 3 well is located – was fraudulently sold by “outsiders” and that the community’s efforts to investigate the sale were met with violence and arbitrary ...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 31st, 2012
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Julius Okoth The law provides that the owner of a piece of land owns everything up to the sky and down to the center of the earth and whatever is attached to the land becomes part of the property of the owner. Therefore any mineral deposits should belong to the land owner. But Kenyan law [...]