Press Release: Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining to review all oil and gas exploration licences in Malawi

Malawi’s Ministry of Natural Resources, Energy and Mining has decided to review all licences granted to companies to explore for oil and gas and any agreements made with these companies. The companies affected include Surestream Petroleum (with Hamra Oil Holdings), RAK Gas, SacOil, Pacific Oil & Gas.

The Press Release (see image below), signed by Principal Secretary Ben Botolo, explains that the review is being undertaken to ensure that licences granted and agreements signed are for the benefit of the people of Malawi and that Malawian law was followed. This was released on 18 November 2014 in The Nation. The announcement was made the day before on the radio.

2014-11-20 Press Release on Review of all O&G Licences

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