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Russia’s RT Global Resources Consortium Pulls Out of Uganda Refinery Deal

Months after RT Global resources was selected as the preferred bidder for the Uganda 60000 barrel a day Refinery Project following evaluations by a team from the Government and Taylor … Read More

Tullow Oil to Recommence Appraisal Drilling in Kenya’s South Lokichar Basin in Q4 2016

Tullow Oil has announced that it will be recommence drilling activities in the fourth quarter of 2016 with an initial programme of four wells in the South Lokichar basin and … Read More

Aminex Receives One Year Extension For Tanzania’s Ruvuma PSA

Aminex has announced that it has received a one-year extension for the Mtwara Licence of the Ruvuma Production Sharing Agreement after completing discussions with the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) … Read More

Adamantine Energy Kenya’s Block 11B License Expires

A PSC between Block 11B operator Adamantine Energy and the Republic of Kenya signed in June 2012 has expired with no word of any license extensions or renewal although a … Read More

CGG GeoSoftware Releases PowerLog 9.5 Petrophysical Software

CGG GeoSoftware has launched PowerLog 9.5, the new version of its flagship well log petrophysical analysis software designed for efficient multi-user environments and drives collaboration among petrophysicists, geophysicists, geologists and … Read More

Kenya’s Crude Oil Recoverable Resources Up to 750 million barrels in New Assessment

Tullow Oil has said its initial assessment estimate Kenya crude oil recoverable resources have jumped 25 percent to 750 million barrels following the recently concluded exploration and appraisal drilling. This … Read More

History Of Oil Exploration In Kenya (1950 To 2010)

1950’S – Oil exploration commenced 1960 to 1984 – 16 wells drilled mainly in the Lamu and Anza basins 1981- National Oil was incorporated in 1981 1984 GOK enacted new … Read More

CSR Forum on Women in the Extractives To Open in Nairobi Tomorrow

Women in the extractives will tomorrow participate in a stakeholder Corporate Social Responsibility Forum being organized by the High Commission of Canada in partnership with Ufadhili Trust. The forum will … Read More

Tanzania Pipeline Route Not A Done Deal – Kenya

Days after Tanzania and Uganda are said to have agreed on a more southern route that would avoid Kenya’s oil rich Lokichar basin the latter’s finance and energy cabinet secretaries … Read More