Deal #6704

Location #1

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Administrative region
Location
Turkana County, Kenya

Target country
Kenya

Land area

Comment on land area
size unclear- total exploration size is 4 829 400ha

Intention of investment

Intention of the investment
Oil / Gas extraction

Nature of the deal

Nature of the deal
Exploitation permit / license / concession (for mineral resources)

Negotiation status

Negotiation status
[current] Intended (Under negotiation)
Comment on negotiation status
Still waiting to apply for Final Investment Decision (FID), estimated to be at the end of 2019. Tullow Oil pushed its target for making FID to 2020 after it emerged that, among other issues, the National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) had delayed its issuance of licences.

Contract farming

Contract farming
No

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Data source #1

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
Protests threaten Tullow Oil’s project in Kenya
Date
2018-07-19

Data source #2

Data source type
Company sources

Data source #3

Data source type
Media report
File
Publication title
Kenya to wait longer for oil riches over delayed key licence
Date
2019-06-30

Consultation of local community

Community consultation
Not consulted

How did the community react?

Community reaction
Rejection

Presence of land conflicts

Presence of land conflicts
Yes
Comment on presence of land conflicts
Violent protests by the community in 2018.

Detailed crop, animal and mineral information

Resources area
Hydrocarbons (e.g. crude oil)

Use of produce

Has export
Yes

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