Songosongo island in Tanzania where natural gas is extracted. Kisuma Mapunda/Oxfam
Sub-surface oil resources can be transformed into positive outcomes only when they are judiciously managed, and their output directed to sectors that matter most to citizens.
Helen Ewoton (48) sits with other villagers as a drill team bores a hole for fresh water in the village of Nawoyatir in the Lapur district of Lokitaung in Turkana. Kieran Doherty/Oxfam
This case study assesses the extent of Tullow Oil’s compliance with the principle of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) in Turkana County, northern Kenya. It examines the company’s engagement in selected communities and finds that, while community engagement processes have improved in...
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