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Update: Swala Energy Exits Kenya’s Block 12B

Oilnews Kenya can confirm that joint venture partner in Kenya’s block 12B Australia’s Swala Energy has exited from the license as earlier reported. According to communication from Tullow Oil the … Read More

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 share with the Tullow Oil website indicating that the operator now … Read More

Kenya’s Onshore Upstream Sector Set to Pick Up in 2017

Upstream activity in Kenya is expected to re-surge after hitting a low in 2016 in the backdrop of low oil prices that shut down offshore activity and left the onshore … Read More

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 Rapidly Emerging Countries Ethiopia, South Sudan & Somalia Visiongain’s comprehensive … Read More

Swala Energy JV Partners Risk Losing Kilosa-Kilombero in Tanzania

Kilosa-Kilombero block operator Swala and joint venture partners Otto Energy, Tata Petrodyne and MV Upstream are in the risk of losing their license with every indication they are likely to … Read More

Tata Petrodyne Farm-in behind Swala, Otto Energy dispute in Tanzania

A simmering dispute between two Australian companies Swala and Otto Energy in Tanzania could have emanated from a failed joint farm-down by Tata Petrodyne Limited. According to Swala Energy in … Read More

Swala Energy Pushes Tanzania’s Kito 1 Drilling Pushed to 2017

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc has announced that it will not be drilling the Kito-1 exploration well in the Kilosa-Kilombero licence during 2016 as originally envisaged in part because … Read More

Tanzania’s Kito Prospect Drilling in Doubt as JV dispute rages

The drilling of the Kito prospect in the Kilosa-Kilombero license in Tanzania earlier set for Q3 2016 is in doubt going by the latest corporate presentation by JV partner Otto … Read More

Otto Energy pushes to Remove Swala Energy as Operator in Tanzania’s Kilosa-Kilombero License

Otto Energy Ltd through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Otto Energy (Tanzania) Pty Ltd, has said  it wants current operator Pangani and Kilosa-Kilombero licenses relieved off its role after defaulting in various … Read More