Author: RocKeSci

Reviews

Confessions of an Economic Hit Man 

Now that Kenya is set to enter the league of oil-producing nations, the country may want to examine a little more closely its relationship with foreign governments and companies seeking to extract oil and other natural resources from our land and shores. John Perkins’s book,...
Guest Post

Oil’s Well in Kenya 

Kenya formally announced oil discovery in Turkana (Ngamia 1 wildcat well, Lokichar Basin) in 2012 and this was met with a lot of optimism and "Jubilation" (for lack of a better word). The initial estimates of the prospect was 250 million barrels in blocks 10BB...
Mineral Monday

GOLD | Mineral Monday 

Gold is one of the most common precious metal ever. But what exactly do you know about it? Well thank goodness you are subscribed to RocKeSci because now you will get to know even more about gold. Other than it's yellow. And kinda expensive.
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Current Legislative Framework on Mining 

The Mining Act 1940 (chapter 306 of the Laws of Kenya) (the “Mining Act”) regulates all mining activities in Kenya. The Commissioner of Mines and Geology (the “Commissioner”), heads the Department of Mines and Geology and is responsible for overseeing mining research and policy as...
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