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Environmentalist Caution Uganda’s Licensing of Exploration in Virunga National Park

Over 60 environmental and tourism groups called for UNESCO and the governments of Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo…

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Eni awarded Exploration Company of 2015

Eni is winner of the Petroleum Economist Award, established in 2006 by the prestigious Petroleum Economist, as Exploration Company of…

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4th Oil & Gas Africa – Int’l Trade Exhibition set for Nairobi in a fortnight

The 4th Oil & Gas Africa  Intenational Trade Exhibition that hopes to attract leading oil, gas and petroleum companies from around…

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4th Oil & Gas Africa International Trade Exhibition set for Nairobi in April 2015

The 4th Oil & Gas Africa International Trade Exhibition is set to happen in April 2015 in Nairobi bringing together…

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Eni announces significant oil discovery in the offshore of Congo

Eni has made a new important  oil  discovery in the Minsala  Marine  exploration prospect located in the Marine XII Block…

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Indication of oil in Lidongo X Marine 101 well offshore Congo

SOCO has announced that SOCO EPC, operator of the Marine XI Block offshore the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), has completed…

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Eni signs cooperation agreement with Republic of Congo

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The Congolese Minister of hydrocarbons, André Raphael Loemba, and Eni CEO, Claudio Descalzi, in the presence of President…

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Soco set to begin seismic testing in controversial Congo’s Virunga Park

Soco International will start seismic tests in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Lake Edward amid widespread protests by environmentalists who…

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Progress claimed in bid to stop Congo oil drilling in Virunga National Park by SOCO International

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] GENEVA (AP) — An environmental organization said Friday it is making progress in its bid to block a proposal…

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Oryx Petroleum not fruitful in Congo Brazzaville

The Jasper Explorer Drillship spudded the H-1 well targeting the Horse prospect (formerly Ma) in early September and reached a…