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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 the world will be held 27th to 29th April 2015. … Read More

Swala Energy, Tullow Oil start 2D seismic in Kenya’s Lake Victoria region

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Swala Energy Limited has announced the 2D seismic acquisition programme in Block 12B, Kenya has commenced and is designed to identify the main structural lineation in the basins … Read More

Piracy could threaten Mozambique’s Gas exploration and production

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] A professor at the Aquino de Braganca Centre for Social Studies in Maputo Joao Paulo Coelho has warned Somali pirates could be a cause for maritime security off … Read More

Seychelles signs final approval for WHL farmout to Ophir Energy

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Australian energy company WHL Energy has announced that the Republic of the Seychelles has signed formal documentation approving Ophir Energy’s previously reported* farm-in to WHL Energy’s large offshore Seychelles exploration position. Under … Read More

Exploration in Kenya’s Block L10A to continue as Sunbird-1 analysis continue

JV partner Pancontinental Oil and Gas has advised that the BG Group-operated Sunbird-1 well off the southern Kenyan coast has been completed and the well has intersected a hydrocarbon-bearing zone in the top of the … Read More

Somalia’s Khatumo state warns unlicenced international oil companies

“Khatumo State of Somalia is Warning an International Oil Companies against oil exploration in Sool, Sanaag and Cayn regions Without Leasing/Licensing from KPAMO” (Nugal Block: The major petroleum resources in … Read More

East Africa Community lawyers and dons to get training on extractive sector law formulation

The East African Development Bank will from next week train senior policy makers in the East African Community in the extractive sector  with the aim of improving the negotiation and … Read More

Statoil announces successful test in Block 2 offshore Tanzania

Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil have announced the results from their first drill stem test in the Tanzania Block 2 offshore discoveries. The data acquired is important to reduce technical uncertainties in a possible future Tanzania … Read More

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