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Above, an archaeologist at Laas Geel, Somaliland. [Tony Karumba/AFP]
By Qalinle Hussein On Friday, October 12th, 2012

Somaliland: International companies to begin oil exploration

An archaeologist at Las Geel, Somaliland. [Tony Karumba/AFP] HARGEISA — Genel Energy and other international firms are moving ahead with plans to explore for oil in Somaliland, a development that officials More...

Range Resources its partner Red Emperor Resources (RMP) begin drilling in the Dharoor Valley basin in Somalia's Puntland region, 16 January 2012
By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

Horn Petroleum’s Somali wells come up dry

NAIROBI — Canadian oil and gas exploration company Horn Petroleum said on Monday it had encountered only water in a well it drilled in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region earlier this year, the More...

By Hassan Ali On Monday, October 5th, 2009

Somaliland Expands its Petroleum Licensing Round Acreage

HARGEISA, 6 October 2009 (Somalilandpress) – The Somaliland Ministry of Water and Mineral Resources (Ministry) announced today that it will add 6,221 square kilometers of onshore acreage in block SL3 to their More...

By Qalinle Hussein On Tuesday, August 11th, 2009

Angola praised on Asian oil deals

LONDON, August 11 2009 (Somalilandpress) — One of Africa’s largest oil producers, Angola, is much tougher in negotiating deals with Asian firms than critics might suggest, a new report claims. UK-based More...