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2D Seismic Acquisition On The Odewayne Block, Somaliland Complete

Joint venture partner in the blocks SL-10B and SL-13 Sterling Energy has announced that the Government sponsored 2D seismic program…

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New Evidence Supports Presence of Continental Crust beneath the Comoros

Source: Paper by Bahari for Africa conference in London in August 2017 New basin modeling studies to assess hydrocarbons maturity…

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National Oil Corporation Readies for Drilling in Kenya’s Block 14T

Block 14T operator the state owned National Oil Corporation has indicated it is ready to commence drilling with the invitation…

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Simba Energy Approves Essel Group Transactions, Rebrands to Simba Essel

Simba Energy has announced that at its recent annual general meeting 97.8% of the common shares held by disinterested shareholders…

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Oyster Oil and Gas Enters Phase III in Djibouti Exploration

Oyster Oil and Gas Ltd. has announced that effective 1st March 2017 it has received Government of Djibouti approval to…

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Swala Energy Exits Kenya’s Block 12B

There is uncertainty on whether Australian firm Swala Energy which held 50 percent equity in Kenya’s block 12B has relinquished its…

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Geologists Publish New Details about Evolution of East African Rift Valley

Researchers in the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University have published new details about the evolution of the…

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East African Oil & Gas Market 2015-2025 – Report

Report focuses on Upstream Exploration & Development and Midstream Infrastructure Capex in Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda, with Special Focus on…

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Why Zarara’s Pate-2 result could Overshadow Tullow’s Early Oil Pilot Scheme

The drilling of Pate-2 well in Lamu County’s Pate Island is set to commence in Q1 2017 same time as…

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Aminex Signs Rig Contract for Ntorya-2 Well in Tanzania’s Ruvuma PSA

Tanzania’s Ruvuma PSA block operator Aminex has announced that it has executed a rig contract for the drilling of the…