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Simba Energy to Commence 2D seismic in Kenya’s Block 2A in a fortnight

Kenya’s Block 2A operator Simba Energy has said it will commence the shooting of lines of 2D seismic in the next 7-12 days having already completed the necessary preparations. According … Read More

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 but five companies that hold petroleum exploration rights have at … Read More

Octant Energy To Purchase Afren Assets in Tanzania and Kenya

Canada-based oil and gas company Octant Energy Corp. has announced that it has entered into three agreements with subsidiary companies of cash strapped Afren PLC to acquire assets in the … Read More

Afren Receives 15 Month Extension in Kenya’s Block 1

The government of Kenya through the Ministry of Energy has granted Afren through its subsidiary East African Exploration (EAX) a 15 month extension to the current Second Additional Exploration Period … Read More

Taipan Resources sues Afren for $10 million in damages in Kenya’s Block 1

Taipan Resources has announced that the Company’s Kenya based subsidiary Lion Petroleum Corp has commenced an arbitration action against East African Exploration (Kenya) Limited (EAX), a wholly owned subsidiary of … Read More

Badada-1 Well Drilling Update in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Taipan Resources through its Kenya-based subsidiary Lion Petroleum has provided the following update on drilling operations for the Badada-1 well, Block-2B, onshore Kenya. The Badada-1 well commenced drilling … Read More

Drilling of Badada-1 well in Kenya’s Block 2B begins

Block 2B operator Taipan Resources through its subsidiary Lion Petroleum has announced that the GW-190 rig has spudded Badada-1 well with the well planned to be drilled to a total … Read More

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