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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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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…

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Badada-1 well likely to delay as court injunction halts operations in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Taipan Resources  has announced that the Company’s wholly-owned Kenya-based subsidiary, Lion Petroleum Inc. has received a formal notice…

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Tower Resources more hopeful of oil find rather than gas in Kenya’s Block 2B

Tower Resources is more hopeful of an oil find unlike a gas find in Kenya;s block 2B Badada-1 well exploration…

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Badada-1 well set to spud in late 2014/early 2015

Tower resources has announced that following the completion of the farm in to block 2B it is now readying to…

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Simba Energy reopens discussions with interested parties in Kenya’s block 2A

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Canadian explorer Simba Energy has reported that following positive results of the Company’s most recent FTG (Full Tensor…

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Global oil exploration nears $1 trillion – where are the finds?

Original story by Reuters Two years ago Total’s chief Christophe de Margerie launched a “high risk, high reward” oil exploration…

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Ophir Energy confirms it approached Premier Oil for merger

The Ophir Energy board has released a statement confirming that it recently made an approach to the board of Premier…

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Ophir Energy in bid to buy Premier Oil

Source: The Sunday Times Ophir Energy is said to have approached Premier Oil with two secret bids to create a…

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Taipan Targeting 1.6 Billion Barrels of Oil in Kenya

Taipan Resources has announced that an updated independent assessment of the Company’s prospective resources on Block 2B has been completed…