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Adamantine Energy, Bowleven Lose Kenya’s Block 11B

Kenya’s Block 11B operator Adamantine Energy and joint venture partner Bowleven will not be receiving an extension on their license…

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Essel, Simba to Acquire New Rig to Drill Kenya’s Block 2A

Essel Group Middle East a joint venture partner in Kenya’s Block 2A has announced it has entered into a definitive…

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Genel Energy Receives 2 year extension at the Odewayne Production Sharing Agreement

Sterling Energy has announced that the Government of the Republic of Somaliland has granted the operator Genel Energy  a further…

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CEPSA, ERHC Commence Drilling At Tarach-1 Prospect in Kenya’s Block 11A

The SMP drilling rig has spud at the wildcat Tarach-1 drilling prospect (situated in the central part of the Tarach…

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Tullow Oil Expresses Optimism Despite Disappointment at Cheptuket

Tullow Oil has said despite the Cheptuket well discovering oil it was pleasing that the company established a petroleum system…

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Africa Oil Receives 12 month extension in Rift Basin Area Ethiopia

Africa Oil has received a twelve month extension to the initial exploration period in the Rift Basin Area and will…

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Kenya’s Block L6 JV partners FAR, PanContinental Oil & Gas Clash Over Cash Calls

Kenya’s Block L6 operator Australia’s Far has said it issued a default notice to it’s partner in the L6 Joint…

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3D seismic in Kenya’s offshore Blocks L27&28 Unlikely without farm-out

Houston based offshore Block L27&28 operator Erin Energy has said it is unlikely to meet its requirements unless a farm-in…

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Swala Energy Obtains One Year Licence Extension To Each of its Tanzania Licences

Australian explorer focusing on the East African Rift System Swala Energy has announced that the Tanzanian Ministry of Energy and…

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Preview into Uganda’s Oil and Gas Sector

Uganda’s oil and gas sector has since the discovery of oil in 2006 transitioned from the exploration and appraisal phase…