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Somalilandsun - From Kurdistan to Somaliland, for independent oil companies, getting your hands on new exploration acreage where both technical risk and political risk are low is impossible. Exploring for oil and gas in new frontiers is all about striking the right balance between geological potential and political risk.
By: Waris Mohamed
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By: Yusuf M Hasan
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Petition by Farhan Hassan
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Somalilandsun – The recent cessation of operations by Genel energy from oil prospecting activites in Somaliland has elicited a varied response from readers of Somalilandsun, below are a few of the comments-Editor
Somalilandsun—Genel Energy, which has been conducting oil exploration work in Somaliland for the past 18 months has stopped all its work and left the country. There has not been any official announcement from either Genel Energy or the Somaliland government in relation to this sudden development.
Dear Mr. Hayward:
Somalilandsun - We, the undersigned, are members of the Yonis Abdirahman clan, the overwhelming inhabitants of Saraar region in Somaliland, where Genel Energy has embarked on oil exploration.
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