Natural Resources

  • Legal advisor on the government to government collaboration between GOK and China National Petroleum Corporation (a state corporation based in China)) in a proposed project to develop up to 350MW of geothermal power
  • Advised on an oil and gas contract, revolving around the impact of the outbreak of the Libyan civil war
  • Advised on establishing a mining and export operation in Kenya, with a range of four counties
  • Review of the Mining Act as well as the recommendation of an appropriate legal and institutional framework
  • Advised and drafted share purchase agreements for a Kenyan oil and gas distillery company
  • Assisting counsel to an international mining company in a dispute with Kenya Pipeline Company worth USD 52.5 million
  • Advising on a due diligence exercise for a multinational oil & gas Company, with a Kenyan presence

Insights

HOMEGROUND ADVANTAGE: ENTRENCHING LOCAL INTERESTS IN THE EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRY

The new ratification requirements for natural resources transactions (The Natural Resources (Classes of Transactions Subject to Ratification) Act, 2016)

Exploring: A detailed look at Kenya’s Mining Act, 2016

On matters energy: A review of some key developments in Kenya’s Energy Sector (Q2-2016)

Got power?: Salient aspects of Kenya’s new Energy Bill, 2015

Brand new: Kenya’s newly enacted Mining Act

Delving deeper: a closer look at local content in Kenya’s growing mining sector

The “big” deal about the Mining Bill: Key highlights

The Business Registration Service Act: An attempt to make Kenya an investor’s dream

Further a field: Proposed changes in Kenya’s natural resource laws


Key Contacts

Chacha Odera

chacha@oraro.co.ke

020 – 271 3 636/271 1 480

Noella Lubano

Noella C. Lubano

noella@oraro.co.ke

020 – 271 3 636/271 1 480

Geoffrey Muchiri

geoffrey@oraro.co.ke

020 – 271 3 636/271 1 480