Mozambique opens 15 new blocks in Fifth License Round

Mozambique opens 15 new blocks in Fifth License Round

The Institute of National Petroleum (INP) on behalf of the Government of the Republic of Mozambique has opened the competitive bidding round to explore for hydrocarbons in the offshore Rovuma, offshore Zambezi and Angoche and onshore around the Pande-Temane concession and Palmeira areas in London. A total of fifteen blocks have been included in the … Continue reading

Africa Oilfield Logistics completes acquisition of Ardan Logistics Kenya Limited

Africa Oilfield Logistics completes acquisition of Ardan Logistics Kenya Limited

AIM listed African focussed support services and logistics company Africa Oilfield Logistics Ltd has announced the acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Ardan Logistics Kenya Limited following shareholder approval being obtained in respect of all the resolutions proposed at the Company’s general meeting held earlier today. According to Africa Oilfield CEO Carl Esprey … Continue reading

Sala-2 well in Kenya’s Block 9 disappoints

Sala-2 well in Kenya’s Block 9 disappoints

Sala-2 appraisal well in Block 9 has failed to find any significant hydrocarbons updip from Sala-1 gas discovery according to the latest update from Africa Oil the operator and one of two partners at the block. The Sala-2 well which commenced drilling in mid was designed to test the updip extent of this main reservoir … Continue reading

Mixed luck for Tullow Oil, Africa Oil in Northern Kenya

Mixed luck for Tullow Oil, Africa Oil in Northern Kenya

Tullow Oil has reported more oil finds as well as a number of disappointments in its latest Kenya exploration and appraisal update that included the first wildcat exploration well in the Kerio basin. In the first well drilled in the Kerio Basin, northeast of the successful South Lokichar Basin, Kodos-1 exploration wildcat in Block 10BB … Continue reading

Taipan Resources Adjusts Estimated Prospective Resources on Kenya’s Block 1

Taipan Resources Adjusts Estimated Prospective Resources on Kenya’s Block 1

Taipan Resources has announced that an independent assessment of the Company’s prospective resources on Block 1, northern Kenya has been completed by RPS Energy in the United Kingdom raising the total gross aggregate mean prospective resources on Block 1 by 82 percent from the earlier estimated 715 MMbbls gross prospective resources to an estimated 1,303 MMbbls 1 oil … Continue reading

Exclusive: Mtwara to Dar Es Salaam Gas Pipeline Project update

Exclusive: Mtwara to Dar Es Salaam Gas Pipeline Project update

The construction of the Mtwara to Dar Es Salaam Gas Pipeline Project is almost complete with 504 km welded pipes of 505 km complete with 499 km trenched at Dar es Salaam Mkuranga, Lindi and Mtwara sections leaving less than 7 km to be done. This is according to the Project Status Report for Major … Continue reading