Upstream oil and gas

Somali tensions revive with hydrocarbons centre stage

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Issue 433 - 25 Feb 2021 | 5 minute read

Somalia’s nascent hydrocarbons sector is emerging as a key battleground in President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed’s conflict with rival politicians over delayed elections. The licensing round closing date has been pushed back amid uncertainty over the government’s mandate, writes James Gavin

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