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East African Countries Agree on Two Oil Pipelines

East African leaders from Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda have agreed to construct two oil pipelines that will enable Uganda and Kenya commence exports of discovered resources as well as relieve … Read More

Erin Energy Seeks First Exploration Extension Period on Kenya’s Block L1B and L16

Erin Energy formerly CAMAC Energy has said met with the government of Kenya and has requested approval to move into the first exploration extension period on blocks L1b and L16 having completed … Read More

Simba Energy Enters Into Agreement With Essel Group Middle East To Invest In 3 African Countries

Simba Energy has announced it has executed an Agreement with Essel Group Middle East, of Dubai, UAE, a subsidiary of Essel Group India, wherein Essel Group will earn a 60% … Read More

ABA 2015 Africa Forum Opens in Nairobi

The 2015 Africa Forum has opened in Nairobi with focus on legal policy and frameworks surrounding the energy and extractive industries in Africa with a focus on East Africa. According … Read More

Swala Energy receives Funding from Hayaat International for exploration in East Africa

Swala Energy has received interim funding from Hayaat International Limited a cornerstone investor who holds an equity interest of 9.2% of the Company. The loan is to be made available … 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

Swala Energy Completes farm-out of Tanzanian Licenses to Tata Petrodyne

Swala Energy Limited has announced that Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania) Plc has reached agreement with Tata Petrodyne Limited a subsidiary of the multinational Tata Sons Limited, under which TPL … Read More

Africa Oil Closes US$100 Million Financing To East Africa Program

Africa Oil has announced that it has closed the US$100,000,000 non-brokered private placement previously announced pursuant to an Investment Agreement dated May 1, 2015 have been released to Stampede Natural … Read More

Afren Receives 15 Month Extension in Kenya’s Block 1

The government of Kenya through the Ministry of Energy has granted Afren through its subsidiary East African Exploration (EAX) a 15 month extension to the current Second Additional Exploration Period … Read More