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Tullow Oil To Focus on Seismic Surveys in 2017 As Exploration Expenditure Drop

Following the earlier announced cut in exploration costs by Tullow oil the explorer has said it will focus on seismic…

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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…

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India Seeks Bigger Bite in Africa’s Hydrocarbons Sector

The 4th India-Africa Hydrocarbons Conference being organized by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, to advance…

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Tullow Oil Slashes East Africa Exploration Budget Focuses on Pre-Development Stage

Tullow Oil has slashed its exploration and appraisal budget by 50 percent compared to 2015 to just $100 million as…

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Oyster Oil Commences 3350 line kilometers of Airborne Survey in Djibouti

Oyster Oil and Gas Ltd has commenced an airborne survey in the Republic of Djibouti which is being conducted by…

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Rhino Resources Acquires two offshore blocks in East Africa

Rhino Resources has announced it has expanded its African footprint with the recent acquisition of two offshore blocks in East…

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Anadarko Reach Unitization Agreement With Eni in Mozambique, Sign MOU For Domestic Gas

Area 1 and Area 4 block operators Anadarko and Eni have announced that, following the signing of the Unitization and Unit…

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Marathon Oil Exits from Kenya and Ethiopia

Almost six months after Marathon Oil announced it had sought bids for of its onshore blocks in East Africa the…

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Uganda, Tanzania and Total E&P Uganda sign MoU on crude oil export pipeline framework

Government of the Republic of Uganda, the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania, the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation and…

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Bharat Petroleum eyes Tullow Oil’s Kenya Acreage

India’s Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) is rumoured to be in talks with Tullow oil to acquire 10 percent stake in…