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Ophir Energy Relinquishes Kenya’s Block L9

Kenya’s Block L9 operator has relinquished its interest in the Lamu basin license according to its JV partner Australia’s FAR…

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Shell Unlucky in Tanzania’s Blocks 1 and 4 Offshore Drilling

Block 1 and 4 operator shell failed to encounter any hydrocarbons at the Kitatange-1 well in Block 1 and Bunju-1…

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UK pledges $30 million to support growth and development of East Africa’s oil and gas sector

British High Commissioner, Nic Hailey has said the UK will have commit $30m towards the development of local content, technical…

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Shell, JV Partners gear up to commence drilling programme in Tanzania

Shell and its joint venture partners, Pavilion Energy and Ophir Energy have announced the start of its drilling programme covering…

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Shell to Commence Exploration Drilling In Tanzania’s Blocks 1 and 4

Shell will in the coming weeks re-commence exploration drilling in Blocks 1 and 4 and a 2 well programme has…

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Majority of Petroleum Rights Holding Companies in Kenya Incorporated in Tax Havens

A report by Oxfam dubbed The Use of Tax Havens in the Ownership of Kenyan Petroleum Rights shows that all…

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Ophir Energy Exits Seychelles Acreage

Australian Energy Company WHL Energy a joint venture partner in Blocks 5B/1, 5B/2 and 5B/3 in Seychelles has announced that its farm-in…

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Tanzania settles on LNG facility location

Tanzania will build its LNG facility in Lindi with the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation having acquired the title deed for…

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Seychelles Junon 3D PreSDM Processing now Complete

Seychelles Junon Pre-Stack Depth Migration (PreSDM) processing has now been completed and the final volume of data delivered to joint venture…

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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…