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Pancontinental Oil and Gas, BG Group starts offshore drilling in Kenya

Pancontinental Oil & Gas  and BG Group  have spudded exploration well Sunbird-1 in licence area L10A offshore Kenya. The Kenya…

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Sudan, South mull joint oil protection force

Story by AFP Sudan and South Sudan agreed Monday during a visit to Juba by President Omar al-Bashir to consider…

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Factfile: Songo Songo Gas Development and Power-Generation Project, Tanzania

The Songo Songo gas field is located on and offshore Songo Songo island, about 15km from the Tanzanian mainland and…

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New oil, gas finds: Is East Africa ready for sovereign wealth funds?

Story by The EastAfrican:- Sovereign wealth funds are fast becoming the “must-have” for any natural resource-exporting country, and for any…

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Tough luck for Ophir oil exploration in Tanzania

Ophir Energy plc has announced that drilling operations have now concluded on the Mlinzi Mbali-1 well in Block 7*, Tanzania….

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East African oil wells among explorations to watch out for in 2014

The fact that a 40% drilling success rate marks out 2013 as one of BP’s best years for exploration in decades…

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UAE’s Hayaat buys shares in Swala Energy

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by The National Hayaat Group, an Abu Dhabi-based investor, has bought a minority stake in an East…

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Sub-Saharan Africa outstrips China in 2012 oil demand growth

Oil demand in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) grew by a massive five per cent year on year between 2011 and 2012,…

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Chinese oil workers South Sudan to Juba

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by Reuters China National Petroleum Company, a main oil investor in South Sudan, is evacuating oil workers…

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Challenges Kenya, Uganda face in oil production

The East African region is now focus of the world as it joins the league of oil producing countries with…