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Total E&P completes 2D seismic acquisition in DRC’s Block III

Total E&P RDC, operator of DRC’s Block III, has finalized the acquisition of the 2D seismic survey over the northern…

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Nigerian, Australian Companies Dominate Uganda Bids Round

Three of seven firms that have submitted bids for the next round of licensing in Uganda’s licensing round are from…

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Total Commences 2D Seismic Data Acquisition, Block III, Albertine Graben, DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo Block III operator Total E&P has announced he has commenced with the acquisition of a 2D…

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Environmentalists Calls For End to Oil Exploration in Virunga Increase

60 environmental protection groups have signed a moratorium dubbed Global Mobilization for Protection of UNESCO World Heritage against Oil: Save Virunga…

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Environmentalist Caution Uganda’s Licensing of Exploration in Virunga National Park

Over 60 environmental and tourism groups called for UNESCO and the governments of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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Democratic Republic of Congo extends Total E&P license in the Albertine Graben

Democratic Republic of Congo Block III operator Total E&P has reported that its application to the Ministry of Hydrocarbons of…

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WWF celebrates victory over SOCO International in DRC

Statement from WWF WWF celebrates a major victory in protecting Virunga National Park today. Soco International PLC, the London-based multinational…

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SOCO International, WWF reach deal on controversial Virunga National Park

SOCO International plc (SOCO) has agreed with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) in a joint statement to commit not to…

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Soco to complete seismic in Controversial DRC’s Virunga Park by June

Soco international will complete the ongoing lake bed seismic survey on Lake Edward on Block V by the end of…

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Soco set to begin seismic testing in controversial Congo’s Virunga Park

Soco International will start seismic tests in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Lake Edward amid widespread protests by environmentalists who…