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Somalia risk profile

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Report summary

Somalia's central government does not exercise full control presenting massive challenges. Two regional administrations in the northern areas have both issued their own exploration licences. Additionally much of the acreage was previously licensed and placed under force majeure in 1991 the status of these contracts is unclear. Security also presents a severe risk both onshore from Islamic fundamentalists and offshore from piracy. There is no sector specific infrastructure in country.

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Political developments
  • Policy and regulation
  • Country risks
  • Risk matrix

Tables and charts

This report includes 9 images and tables including:


  • Asset Risk Index (ARI) forecast - Somalia
  • Political map
  • Oil supply-demand balance
  • Gas supply-demand balance
  • Somalia Risk Matrix - 2015
  • Location map


  • Executive summary: Table 1
  • Political facts
  • Key Ministries and Agencies

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