Jul 02, 2014· Turkana, Kenya's remote northern region, contains over a billion barrels of oil, according to Tullow Oil, which has already drilled seven successful wells. But in a parallel with the situation in Nigeria's Delta region, the local people have been up against the company. Tullow Oil has moved quickly to try and resolve the issues, but as Wil Crisp reports, the situation is still delicate.
Oct 01, 2019· Total has announced the closing of the acquisition of Anadarko's % operated interest in the Mozambique LNG project for a.
TURKANA, KENYA: Disquiet is brewing in Turkana County that might jeopardise the plan for Tullow Oil to resume operations at its Lokichar oil fields.
British oil explorer Tullow Oil has maintained a tight lid on its exclusive trading deals with National Oil of Kenya, which became a hot potato before a parliamentary committee. Read more »
Tullow and Africa Oil, which are joint partners in the exploration of the East Africa Rift Basin, announced in late September that drilling revealed oil in the Auwerwer and Upper Lokone sandstone reservoirs, bringing their total discoveries in Kenya to an estimated 300m barrels.
Jul 25, 2018· UPDATE 2Tullow shuts down Kenyan oilfield operations due to unrest. But it's important to take the time out so that when we do return... we have a more secure environment." Tullow is targeting production in Kenya of at least 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day after first oil in 2021/22.
Nov 08, 2017· Although it does not address the pipeline specifically, a new study released by Oxfam in Kenya offers some important clues about the readiness of the pipeline consortium – Tullow Oil, Africa Oil, and Total – to engage communities effectively. The research examines whether the upstream oil project's operator, Tullow Oil (and project funder, the International Finance Corporation (IFC)) have met their .
Jul 25, 2018· 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. The British company aims to produce the first oil from the billion Kenya .
Kenya is expected to become a hydrocarbon producer and an oil export hub in the coming years and if properly managed, oil and gas could provide Kenya with a unique opportunity to cement the path towards sustainable economic growth that the country engaged in a few years ago.
in Kenya, and suffers severe and frequent droughts. Mobility across international borders occurs as a mechanism of adaptation to climatic variability, and intercommunal conflict over water and pasture resources, together with reciprocal livestock raiding is common. Turkana pastoralists are heavily
Causes of conflict in Kenya. Since we have looked at some of the causes of conflict in Africa, let us come back home and look at some of the sources of conflict in our country. 1. Competition for scarce natural resources. One of the leading causes of conflict in Kenya is when individuals clash over limited resources such as land and water.
Jun 01, 2016· The film 'Blood Diamonds' provides a glimpse into the atrocities that conflict over minerals can bring to a nation. In this case, greed for yellow diamonds in Sierra Leone created political and economic strife leading to the exploitation and inhuman treatment of the local population. Hence if gem mining is not carefully managed the repercussions can in many cases be deadly.
The petroleum industry in Kenya is relatively new in terms of mining and exploration. Oil was first discovered in 2012 by British firm Tullow Oil. As to whether they are commercially viable is still being analysed. Currently, the oil industry is controlled by importation and refining.
Tullow now extends its oil exploration to Western Kenya district of Nyakach near Lake Victoria. The company team of experts were welcome to the area last week by he Nyakach District Commissioner Chaunga Mwachunga who was accompanied by the area MP Polyns Ochieng' Daima. In a joint address to members of the Hindu Council of Kenya said officials from Tullow have secured a certificate of .
Aug 08, 2018· Tullow is targeting production in Kenya of at least 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day after first oil in 2021/22. The company is considering reducing its stake in the project to around 30 percent from 50 percent before the final investment decision.