Posted in Top News

Shell Gets 42 month extension in Block 1, Tanzania

The minister for energy in Tanzania has awarded an extension of Block 1 for a further three and a half years to…

Posted in PSCs Top News

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…

Posted in Top News

Scotland’s Oil and Gas sector sets its sights on East Africa

With some of the largest offshore gas fields in the world, no local supply chain and an immediate and significant…

Posted in New Discoveries Top News

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…

Posted in Top News

FAR Ltd delays 2D seismic acquisition in Kenya’s Block L6 over security concerns

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] FAR has said it has delayed a planned onshore well and an onshore 2D seismic survey and associated…

Posted in Top News

Seychelles approves WHL Energy’s farmout to Ophir

Australian energy company WHL Energy has received notice that regulatory approvals will be granted for the previously reported farm-out agreement with Ophir Energy….

Posted in Home Top News

Ophir Energy gives Pavilion Energy 20% interest in Tanzanian Blocks

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Ophir Energy has announced that the transaction reported on 14 November 2013 to sell a 20% interest in…

Posted in News by others Top News

Tanzania’s LNG export terminal could be expanded

Courtesy of Reuters Tanzania’s first planned liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal could be expanded after the project partners discovered…

Posted in Top News

WHL Energy signs Seychelles farm-in agreement with Ophir Energy

Australian energy company WHL Energy Limited has signed a farm-in agreement with Ophir Energy plc under which Ophir will farm-in to…

Posted in Oil Politics

International companies operating in Kenya and the oil blocks awarded

Source:Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Operator/Contractor Block No. Basin Name Afren/Lion 1 Mandera Afren/EAX L17/L18 Lamu Offshore Simba Petroleum 2A…