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Taipan Resources awards drilling contracts for Badada-1 well in Kenya’s Block 2B

Block operator in Block 2B Taipan Resources has announced that together with other joint-venture partners, have executed a contract with…

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DFID-Kenya to support engagement of communities, oil companies and NGOs in Turkana, Kenya

The UK’s Department for International Development (DFID-Kenya) has said it is committed to Turkana County Government that it will support…

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ERHC retains Deloitte as strategic advisor on its assets in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sub-Saharan Africa oil and gas explorer ERHC Energy   has announced it has retained the services of Deloitte Corporate Finance LLC…

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CAMAC Energy Announces Additional Drilling Rig for Offshore Nigeria

CAMAC Energy has reported that it has signed a contract with a subsidiary of Transocean Ltd. for the provision of…

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Ormat to Expand Olkaria III Geothermal Complex in Kenya by 24 MW

Ormat Technologies has announced today its subsidiary has signed an amended and restated Power Purchase Agreement (“PPA”) with Kenya Power…

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Atlas Development secures first contract in Mozambique

African focused support services and Logistics Company Atlas Development & Support Services Limited has announced that, in line with its…

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Drilling in Kenya’s Block 11A to begin within 12-16 months

Block 11A partner Houston based ERHC has announced that together with the block operator CEPSA Kenya Limited (a wholly owned…

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Swala Energy hints possible Farm-in in Eastern Africa

Swala Energy has announced that it is in farm-in conversations in Eastern Africa as the company seeks ways of raising…

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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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Court lifts Temporary Injunction Order barring drilling of Badada-1 in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The high court in Nairobi has allowed Block 2B operator Taipan Resources to continue with drilling preparations after…