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9 June 2015

Ghana: NGOs call for due diligence, greater transparency in award of oil contracts

Author: Francis Tandoh, SpyGhana

'Parliament must protect the interest of Ghanaians on oil contracts', 9 Jun 2015:…Ghanaian oil and gas management expert, Frank Toledzi, has estimated that the country could earn…billion[s]…more than…projected if it conducts due diligence while...

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25 September 2007

Canada's Heritage Oil denies sparking DRC-Uganda clash

Author: AFP

...Heritage Oil Corp...said its ship was not at the center of a clash between Congolese troops and the Ugandan army on Lake Alberta, refuting earlier reports. The company also challenged a UN official, who told AFP the oil exploration vessel was...

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1 September 2009

Uganda: Int'l Alert says conflict risks of oil production overlooked

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1 September 2009

[PDF] Harnessing Oil for Peace and Development in Uganda

Author: Internatonal Alert

International Alert’s research suggests that government, development partners, companies and other key stakeholders...have to date placed limited emphasis on assessing and mitigating specifically the conflict risks that might be associated with Uganda...

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18 January 2010

Uganda oil contracts give little cause for optimism

Author: Taimour Lay, in Guardian [UK]

...[T]he exploration and imminent production of oil in western Uganda is being seen as...an easy answer to complex problems. Both government and the oil companies involved have been busy painting a roseate picture of bumper revenues and a country...

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1 February 2010

Uganda: Leaked contracts and audit reports raise concerns about human rights & environmental impacts of oil industry

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1 February 2010

[PDF] Contracts Curse: Uganda’s oil agreements place profit before people

Author: Platform, Civil Society Coalition on Oil in Uganda

This report aims to provide an in-depth analysis of Uganda’s Production Sharing Agreements covering oil development in the Albertine Graben. Platform has investigated the contract terms relating to economics, sovereignty, human rights and the...

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17 February 2010

Leaked documents & Platform report reveal extent of oil threat to Uganda

Author: Platform

Confidential oil contracts and audit reports for British/Irish companies Tullow Oil and Heritage Oil's operations in Uganda…have been revealed today. These are accompanied by a legal analysis published by PLATFORM in partnership with the Civil Society...

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Company response
16 March 2010

Company Statement for the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre by Heritage Oil Plc

Author: Heritage Oil

[I]t is unfortunate that platform did not engage with us before preparing this document. Unfortunately it contains a large number of statements that we consider to be misleading and inaccurate. We reject all the suggestions made within it that imply...

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27 September 2011

[PDF] Press Release: CSCO response to the statements made by the Minister of Energy Hon. Irene Muloni and the Attorney General Hon. Peter Nyombi concerning Uganda’s Production Sharing Agreements and the related legal proceedings [Uganda]

Author: Civil Society Coalition for Oil and Gas in Uganda

At a press conference that was convened last Thursday, September 22, Hon. Muloni stated that there was no need to unveil the Production Sharing Agreements (PSAs) to MPs and added that there was no need to have these agreements discussed within the...

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