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Oil and gas tankers: tax demand by the FIRS raises dust

The FIRS has recently issued letters to owners, and in some cases, charterers of oil tankers used to export crude oil and LNG from Nigeria in connection with back taxes from 2010-2019. It appears that the letters were directed mainly at tanker owners and charterers that d..

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Namibia's petroleum industry heats up with new oil discovery and investment opportunities

Yesterday’s announcement of the third oil discovery made in the offshore orange basin by Shell Namibia, Qatar Energy, and Total Energies brought Namibia's petroleum industry back into the limelight.

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Bentsi-Enchill, Letsa & Ankomah

Mergers and Acquisitions considerations in Ghana’s upstream oil and gas industry

Ghana does not have a general competition or antitrust legislation. As a result, there is no general competition regulator that oversees merger and acquisition (M&A) transactions. M&A transactions are, therefore, subject to industry-specific regulation.

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Goldsmiths Solicitors

Host Communities and Funds under the Petroleum Industry Act 2021

Goldsmiths Solicitors PIA Series IV Introduction

In this concluding part of our series examining the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA) 2021, we tak..

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