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Heritage relinquishes Northern block license in favour of the South in Tanzania

Heritage Oil has relinquished  its  Rukwa North license in Tanzania in favour of the neighbouring  Rukwa South licence which had showed better prospectivity after an analysis of the initial seismic data. … Read More

Uganda Gov’t adopts horizontal drilling method for its oil

Uganda has adopted the horizontal oil drilling method as a way to reduce impact on the environment and wildlife in the environmentally sensitive Albertine graben. Commercial deposits of oil, which … Read More

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 to the capital, Juba, amid continued fighting in the world’s … Read More

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 over 1.6 billion barrels discovered in Uganda and Kenya with … Read More