ExxonMobil strikes huge oil reserves in offshore Nigeria

By AFP US oil and gas group ExxonMobil says it has discovered up to one billion barrels of oil in an offshore field in Nigeria, signalling a boost to the country’s crude reserves. The company said in a statement on its website on Thursday that the Owowo field had “a potential recoverable resource of between […]

Why government risks losing maritime dispute with Somalia

Ownership of potential oil and gas reserves at stake, with decision potentially impacting maritime security in region. By Nzau Musau Kenya is likely to lose maritime dispute claims against Somalia in the long run if past determinations of International Court of Justice (ICJ) are anything to go by, a maritime law expert has cautioned. Prof […]