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Upstream Activity to shift to Lamu, Mandera Basins in 2018

A majority of seismic and drilling activity in Kenya will concentrate in the Lamu and Mandera basins this year away from the traditional South Lokichar area according to the 2018 … Read More

Zarara’s Pate 2 well on schedule to spud in April 2017

Plans to drill the Pate 2 well in Kenya’s Lamu basin’s block L4 are on course with well designing by Norwell Engineering currently ongoing according to Zarara Oil and Gas … Read More

Zarara Oil & Gas in CSR Drive in Lamu County Ahead of Pate-2 Drilling

Zarara Oil and Gas a subsidiary of Midway Resources (MRI) the operator in Lamu basins block L4 and L13 has donated books worth Kshs. 2.5 million (approx. $25,000) to all … Read More

Kenya halts oil exploration in Eni’s offshore blocks

Kenya has said it has suspended oil exploration in the disputed part of the Indian Ocean, where Italian giant Eni has been searching for hydrocarbons, that saw it face off … Read More

Erin Energy To Acquire Additional Seismic in Kenya’s Blocks L1B & L16

Block L1B and L16 operator Erin Energy has said it plans to design and acquire additional seismic data in 2017 on the two blocks located in the coastal Lamu basin. … Read More

Kenya to auction 17 new Oil Exploration Blocks in 2017

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has in a gazette notice said it has created an additional 17 new exploration blocks to the existing 46 blocks that had earlier been … Read More

History Of Oil Exploration In Kenya (1950 To 2010)

1950’S – Oil exploration commenced 1960 to 1984 – 16 wells drilled mainly in the Lamu and Anza basins 1981- National Oil was incorporated in 1981 1984 GOK enacted new … Read More

Lamu Oil and Gas to acquire infill 2D seismic in Kenya’s Block L14 in Q3 2016

Lamu Oil and Gas a joint venture by Edgo Energy and QFB has agreed a 2D seismic program with Kenya’s Ministry of Energy and Petroleum in in the Lamu basin … Read More

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