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Call for Comments on Draft Uganda Standards for Oil and Gas Upstream Equipment and Materials

Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) in collaboration with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMO), through the Technical…

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Orca Exploration Receives $60 million financing for the Songo Songo development programme

Orca Exploration has announced that it is proceeding with the first phase of the Songo Songo development programme following World…

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Tanzania’s Increases Recoverable Natural Gas Resources To 55Tcf

Tanzania has increased its estimated recoverable gas resources to 55.08 trillion cubic feet from the 53.2tcf estimate in October according…

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Sub-Sahara Africa’s growth to slow amid oil and other commodities price drop – World Bank

Sub-Saharan Africa’s growth will slow in 2015 to 4.0 percent from 4.5 percent in 2014, according to World Bank projections…

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Orca considering first phase of offshore development in Tanzania

Orca exploration has said it is contemplating a first phase of offshore development consisting of working over two existing wells…

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Mtwara to Dar Es Salaam Gas Pipeline Project update

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Source: Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation a) Completion and the commissioning of treatment plants natural gas – February 2015; b)…

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Mozambique could join Australia, Qatar in league of world’s largest Gas producers

Mozambique could become the third world’s largest Gas producer after Australia and Qatar should it secure the needed foreign investment…

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Horizons 2015: What to look for in the year ahead

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Source: Wood Mackenzie Macroeconomics: Asia’s consumers are key “The rate at which China’s economy rebalances away from investment and…

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Ophir Energy discovers 1.03TCF of gas in Tanzania’s Kamba and Fulusi prospects

Ophir Energy has  announced Kamba-1 well in Block 4 has resulted in gas discoveries of 1.03TCF in the Kamba and…

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Solo Oil receives $5 million debt facility to fund Tanzanian projects

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Solo Oil Plc has announced that it has drawn down the first US$1 million of a US$5 million…