Afren suspends CEO, COO over corruption allegations

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Afren plc has announced that its Board has temporarily suspended the CEO, Osman Shahenshah and the COO, Shahid Ullah over corruption allegations. Afren says that the two have … Read More

FAR Ltd delays 2D seismic acquisition in Kenya’s Block L6 over security concerns

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] FAR has said it has delayed a planned onshore well and an onshore 2D seismic survey and associated processing and interpretation in Northern part of coast Kenya due … Read More

Kenya’s Civil Society Calls for Transparency, Efficiency in Oil and Gas

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Members of the civil society have called on the government to work together with parliament, oil companies and civil society to develop appropriate policies, legal and institutional frameworks for … Read More

African oil & energy sector fuelling global investor growth – DHL

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] While Oil and Gas activity in West Africa is nothing new, it is the activity in East Africa which is creating a stir amongst exploration companies and of … Read More

Tullow Oil unsuccessful in Kenya’s Agete 2 well in Block 13T

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Tullow Oil has announced that the Agete 2 down dip appraisal well in block 13T that was being drilled by Weatherford 804 has encountered only water bearing reservoirs. … Read More

US-Africa Summit Presents New Opportunity to Africa Businesses

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Starting next month the Africa business community will be granted a huge opportunity to tap into the United States economy in the first ever Africa Summit in the … Read More