British Firm Tullow Oil Risks Losing Oil Concession In Kenya

 · British Firm Tullow Oil has until December to present to Kenya government a comprehensive plan for oil production in the Turkana region or risk losing concession on two exploration fields in the area. Tullow, which struck oil in the Lokichar basin of Turkana nine ...

The price of oil? Extractive development and conflict risk in Kenya …

 · Tanzania Extractives development forms a key part of Kenya''s development blueprint, Kenya Vision 2030. However, as the 2017 elections demonstrated, political and other grievances continue to regularly lead to violence in Kenya. Parts of the country, particularly the northern counties, are affected by recurrent cycles of conflict.

Tullow Oil may halt Kenyan oilfield operations due to protest | …

 · Britain''s Tullow Oil said on Tuesday that it might be forced to shut down operations at its northern Kenyan oilfields if it cannot reach a deal to end protests by the local community ...

Oil discovery in Turkana County, Kenya: A source of conflict or development…

The recent discovery of oil in Turkana County in Kenya has brought to the forefront the plight of the Turkana people, a marginalized pastoralist group in semi-arid northwestern Kenya. Oil ...

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of Turkana county, North western Kenya. (Deloitte, 2013). In 2012 Tullow Kenya BV and the Ministry of Energy made the Kenya public aware of the oil discovery that had been made. During the second half of the year 2010, Tullow Kenya BV acquired

Good news for oil as Tullow is back at work

 · Turkana, where the oil blocks are located, also lies near South Sudan, a nation torn by years of conflict. Tullow is targeting production in Kenya of at least 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day after first oil in 2021/22.

Protests shut down oil operations at Kenya''s Tullow

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 $2.9 billion (R3.8-trilion) Kenya project by 2021, which would open up the country''s oil industry to exports.

Tullow oil suspends operations over conflict with locals

 · In a statement issued to the press, Tullow Kenya BV Sunday announced it has temporarily suspended its operations in oil wells in the region until calm is restored.

(DOC) Impact Benefit Agreements as a Solution to Conflicts between Indigenous Communities and Extractive Industry Operators: A case of Tullow …

Tullow''s operations (and all the other operations of oil companies) in Kenya is governed by a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) between it and the national Government. A look at Clause 13 of Kenya''s standard PSC reveals that the Company is under an obligation to ''employ Kenya citizens in the petroleum operations, and until expiry or termination of [the] contract, train those citizens''.

Mining Conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility in Kenya''s Nascent Mining …

 · 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.

Kenya gives Tullow ultimatum over Turkana oil fields

 · Kenya has set a December deadline for British firm Tullow Oil to present a comprehensive investment plan for oil production in Turkana County or risk …

Africa Oil, Tullow get extension for Kenya project

 · Tullow Oil has been undertaking a six-month review of the viability of its operations in Kenya after a planned sale of its stake in the project fell through. The Joint Venture partners will in the coming months work closely with the government on land and water agreements, gaining approval of the Environmental and Social Impact Assessments and finalising the commercial framework for the project.

Mining conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility: Titanium mining in Kwale, Kenya …

This article contributes to this debate by examining the place of CSR in Kenya''s nascent titanium mining industry. Through an ethno-ecological lens, it examines the extent to which CSR has managed to assuage the disaffection of the local community with the mining operations of the company Tiomin (K).

Tullow shuts down Kenyan oilfield operations due to unrest | …

 · Tullow shuts down Kenyan oilfield operations due to unrest. LONDON (Reuters) - Tullow Oil has stopped work at its Kenyan oilfields and halted trucking operations after protests by the local ...

Tullow shuts down Kenyan oilfield operations due to unrest | Reuters

 · Tullow shuts down Kenyan oilfield operations due to unrest. LONDON (Reuters) - Tullow Oil has stopped work at its Kenyan oilfields and halted trucking operations after protests by the local ...

KENYA : Tullow hemmed in by border dispute between Nairobi …

 · Tullow hemmed in by border dispute between Nairobi and Turkana 30/04/2019 British junior Tullow Oil ''s activities in Kenya are hinging on a dispute between the central government and the western Turkana County, where it has been producing irregular small …

Kenya sees Tullow''s local drilling dispute resolved ''very soon''

 · By George Obulutsa NAIROBI (Reuters) - The Kenyan government expects a dispute between Tullow Oil and residents in the northwest of the country which led to the suspension of drilling last week will be "resolved very soon", a senior official said on Tuesday. Backed by local politicians, demonstrators from the poor, northern Turkana community marched on Tullow sites demanding more …

Mining conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility: Titanium mining in Kwale, Kenya …

 · In Africa, the rapidly-expanding map of mine-related conflicts now includes Kenya. Here, in 2007, over 3000 residents were displaced from their ancestral lands in Kwale to pave the way for titanium mining (Mines and Communities, 2007).

The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining

Kenya – Tullow Oil 13. President''s Delivery Unit 14. The Presidency POSTAL ADDRESS Ministry of Petroleum and Mining, P.O. Box 30009, 00100, Nairobi,Kenya Works Building, Ngong Road Nairobi, Kenya Tel: +254 (020) 2723101 Fax: +254 (020) 2714398 ...

Investors | Tullow Oil plc (LSE: TLW)

 · Tullow Oil is a well-established and recognised oil explorer and producer, operating across Africa and South America. Our focus is on producing low cost oil and gas in a safe, efficient and environmentally and socially responsible way. Our key activities include generating material value for host countries, creating local business opportunities ...

Tullow Oil, Kenya agree to resume oilfields activity | African Mining …

 · Tullow Oil, Kenya agree to resume oilfields activity. T ullow Oil and the Kenyan government have agreed to resume work at Tullow''s oilfields where work to truck crude oil had stopped for more than a month after protests by the community, a senior petroleum ministry official said. Protesters demanding more security Turkana in the northwest of ...

He Who Controls the Sand: Kenya''s Mining ''Mafias'' | Pulitzer Center

 · He Who Controls the Sand: Kenya''s Mining ''Mafias'' . In the dark of the night of 20 December, two Kenyan truck drivers met a blazing death. The men were loading up their vehicles at around 2am on the bank of the Muooni river, about 60 miles south-east...

Tullow Mining Conflict In Kenya

Kenya | Tullow Oil plc (LSE: TLW)

Our operations | Tullow Oil plc (LSE: TLW)

Tullow has made material discoveries in East Africa and has been progressing its project in Northern Kenya towards development. Our exploration portfolio spans both Africa and South America and is focused a balance of near-field short-cycle opportunities, new plays in proven basins and selected frontier areas. Area. Africa. Europe. South America.

Kenya-Tullow Oil – Justice & Corporate Accountability Project

How the search for oil is inflaming tensions in Kenya Lisa Laventure | Aljazeera April 1, 2016 The information contained in this website is general legal information and should not be relied upon to solve a specific legal problem. This website does not create a solicitor ...

Exploration of Oil in Block 10BB and Block 13T, Turkana, Kenya | …

 · In March 2012, the then Kenyan President, Mwai Kibaki announced that oil had been discovered in Turkana County after exploratory drilling by Tullow Oil. The first basin in Northern Kenya was opened with drilling commensing in the Ngamia-1 well early 2012.Drilling has also been going on in Twiga South-1 well. In June 2013 Tullow estimated a flow ...

(PDF) Conflicts arising from Oil and Gas Extraction in Turkana …

Increased discoveries and exploitation of oil, gas and minerals in Kenya has led to new socioeconomic and environmental conflicts. Quantification of these resources, their management and benefit ...

Kenya | Tullow Oil plc (LSE: TLW)

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 into onshore Block 12B with 50% and increased its interest in Block 12A to 65%. Since then our interest in Block 10A was relinquished in December ...

Conservancies, Conflict and Dispossession: The Winners and …

In October of 2013 in Turkana county, Kenya, the Tullow Oil company was forced to suspend all of its operations for three weeks, following demonstrations by pastoralists backed by local politicians. They invaded the workers'' camp and destroyed and looted property, protesting the inadequate employment opportunities offered by the company (Mkutu Reference Mkutu 2017 ).

Mining conflicts and Corporate Social Responsibility: Titanium …

This article contributes to this debate by examining the place of CSR in Kenya''s nascent titanium mining industry. Through an ethno-ecological lens, it examines the extent to which CSR has managed to assuage the disaffection of the local community with the mining operations of the company Tiomin (K).