Tagged With Somalia
Somalia poised for oil-based transformation
13 November 2020
The government hopes that promising geology and attractive fiscal terms will attract the interest of IOCs to develop its offshore oil discoveries
Somali regulator plots course through political quagmire
3 September 2020
The establishment of the Somali Petroleum Authority and launch of a licensing round may be undermined if the replacement of the ousted prime minister is not seen as legitimate
Inaugural Somali regulator plots confident course
11 August 2020
Newly appointed Somali Petroleum Authority chairman and CEO Ibrahim Ali Hussein speaks to Petroleum Economist about his hopes for the Somali oil and gas industry
Somalia announces regulator leadership
2 August 2020
Somali Petroleum Authority board has been approved by the Mogadishu government ahead of licensing round
Global announcements and developments June
2 June 2020
The industry's most comprehensive list of current and recent rounds for onshore and offshore licences
Somalia signs Shell-ExxonMobil E&P roadmap
3 March 2020
Agreement with joint venture explorer boosts Somalia’s post-conflict effort to attract IOCs to its long-delayed licensing round
Somalia ratifies petroleum law
10 February 2020
Final stage in the legislative process paves the way for IOC investment
Somalia takes big step towards licensing round
10 January 2020
Mogadishu vote pushes major offshore find towards realisation amid rising security concerns
Somalia’s oil may secure the peace
16 December 2019
The federal country is on the verge of launching a licensing round that could be transformative for the country—if IOCs are convinced by improvements to the security situation
Somalia’s energy sector poised for take off
6 November 2019
Somalia’s Minister of Petroleum & Mineral Resources says the upcoming offshore 15 block licensing round is a ‘game-changing development’ that will benefit the entire population
Somalia reboots terms of licensing round debut
5 November 2019
The petroleum ministry is poised to publish a new timetable and hold a Houston roadshow
Somalia's revenue law adds impetus to exploration drive
1 July 2019
Efforts to attract investment to a 15-block offshore licensing round are gathering momentum
Somalia’s first licensing round could be a tough sell
15 March 2019
The former “failed state” needs to deliver on its promises if the bidding process is to be a success
EU steps up fight against piracy
5 January 2009
The EU launches offensive off the Somalian coast
Facing the oil curse
1 May 2008
Drilling for oil in a war-torn African country was always going to be a high-risk venture, but the consequences of Range Resource's activities in Puntland, Somalia, could be dire