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Tanzania to Review Gas-Drilling Deals

All contracts held by oil and gas exploration companies in Tanzania will be reviewed at the end of the year…

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Statoil announces successful test in Block 2 offshore Tanzania

Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil have announced the results from their first drill stem test in the Tanzania Block 2 offshore discoveries. The data acquired is…

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Scottish firms eye East African Oil and Gas sector

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] 15 firms have visited Kenya on a fact finding mission oh how the region is prepared for the…

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Infrastructure projects Uganda must undertake for quick oil production

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Amid accusations from British explorer firm Tullow Oil that Uganda was dragging its feet in relation to becoming…

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Swala Energy commits to Tanzania Exploration

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Swala Energy, through its 65% owned subsidiary Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) says it has informed the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation (“TPDC’) that it…

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Tanzania LNG plant site may be announced next week -minister

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by Reuters Oil and gas firms working on a project to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plant…

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Oman Oil Company targets Tanzania as first oversees office

As part of its broad investment programme to increase presence in key growth markets, Oman Oil Company (OOC) has announced…

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Oil deepens rifts in East Africa

Story by The National In recent years, oil and gas discoveries have established east Africa as one of the world’s…

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Heritage relinquishes Northern block license in favour of the South in Tanzania

Heritage Oil has relinquished  its  Rukwa North license in Tanzania in favour of the neighbouring  Rukwa South licence which had showed…

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Factfile: Songo Songo Gas Development and Power-Generation Project, Tanzania

The Songo Songo gas field is located on and offshore Songo Songo island, about 15km from the Tanzanian mainland and…