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Shell, JV Partners gear up to commence drilling programme in Tanzania

Shell and its joint venture partners, Pavilion Energy and Ophir Energy have announced the start of its drilling programme covering two wells in Block 1 and 4, located in the … Read More

Skills shortages in East Africa opens up opportunities for Scotland trainers

With over 100,000 locals needing to be trained over the next 10 years to support East Africa’s oil and gas, mining and construction ambition, a delegation of 10 Scottish oil … Read More

Majority of Petroleum Rights Holding Companies in Kenya Incorporated in Tax Havens

A report by Oxfam dubbed The Use of Tax Havens in the Ownership of Kenyan Petroleum Rights shows that all but five companies that hold petroleum exploration rights have at … Read More

Skills for Oil and Gas in Africa Programme Receives $1.45 million from BG Group

BG Group is investing $1.45 million over 5 years to help equip people living in East Africa with the skills needed to secure job opportunities in the emerging oil and … Read More

BG Group opens 2016 Post-Graduate Scholarships for Tanzania

The annual BG Group scholarship that offers 10 scholarships each year to Tanzanian graduates to study for Masters of Science degrees for Geoscience and Engineering in UK universities has opened … Read More

CEOs of World’s largest Oil and gas companies jointly declare action on climate change

The chief executive officers of 10 of the world’s largest oil and gas companies – which together provide almost a fifth of all oil and gas production and supply nearly … Read More

Pancontinental Oil & Gas, PTTEP Withdraw from Kenya’s Block L10A

Pancontinental Oil & Gas and its L10A joint venture partner PTTEP of Thailand have issued Operator BG Kenya L10A Limited notices of withdrawal from Block L10A in the Lamu Basin … Read More