sharing in governance of extractive industries

Gilbert Makore
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Natural Resources Governance
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gold, diamonds, oil and natural gas, csr, governance and anti-corruption, environment, social accountability, human rights, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection, redistribution and sustainable development
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A forgotten people on a not so forgotten land: Travails of the Turkana living with oil on their land

Posted on March 6, 2019 at 11:44 0 Comments

I spent a week in Turkana. A most depressing week on the vast, parched and barren Turkana land. Arriving in Turkana, there are no illusions- it is a harsh place, intolerably hot with little vegetative cover. And yet, this land, most barren- yielded an oil resource that holds the potential to transform the lives of not just the Turkana, but the lives of many Kenyan citizens.

Tullow Oil, with government oversight, has been actively developing the project from as far back as 2012. The…


The Early Oil Pilot Scheme: A Litmus Test of Kenya’s Oil Governance

Posted on August 28, 2018 at 11:22 0 Comments

Amid much pomp and fanfare, President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS) on the 3rd of June in Turkana. The Scheme entails the transportation of stored crude oil drawn from the testing oil wells; and the production of 2000 barrels of oil per day over a two-year period.

Tullow Oil has stated that the…


New Discussion Paper on Sub-National Payments in Kenya's Oil Sector

Posted on May 8, 2018 at 11:12 1 Comment

This paper aims to give an overview of revenue benefit sharing in the context of Kenya’s oil development in Turkana. It outlines the importance of revenue sharing; what the different proposed formulas may mean with respect to the cash value of transfers to sub-national levels; assesses absorptive capacity of Turkana county as this has been put forward as justifying the proposed revenue sharing formula as contained in the current Bill and concludes with recommendations for both national and…


Kenya’s New Government and Imperatives for Extractives Governance Reform

Posted on February 20, 2018 at 12:07 0 Comments


After a long electoral period, Kenya now has a new Parliament and Cabinet Secretaries nominated in January 2018. Institutionally, the ministries responsible for mining and petroleum have…


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