President Kenyatta to flag off trucking of Kenya’s oil on June 3

President Uhuru Kenyatta will flag off trucking of Kenya’s early oil from Lokichar in Turkana County on June 3, in what will inject oil as a critical factor in the economy, State House says. This follows a meeting at State House, Nairobi, chaired by President Kenyatta and attended by the Kenya Joint Venture Partners comprising Tullow Oil, Africa …

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Early Oil Pilot Scheme to Start on 1st June, As Oil Revenue Sharing Agreed

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the production of oil from the Turkana oilfields will start without any hindrance after an agreement was reached on the sharing of revenue. The President, said the revenue from oil will be shared on the basis of 75 percent for all Kenyans through the National Government, 20 percent to …

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OPEC Secretary General to be Honored as “Africa Oil Man of the Year”

H.E. Mohammed Sanusi Barkindo, Secretary General of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, will be bestowed with the “Africa Oil Man of the Year” award during the Africa Oil & Power conference, to be hosted September 5-7, 2018 in Cape Town. The Secretary General will be presented the award during the Energy Coalitions dinner and will …

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Swala Announces Further Extension To The Second And Third Closing Dates Of The Orca Investment

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc has announced that Orca Exploration Group Inc. (Orca) has agreed to an additional extension to the date by which the second closing and third closing of the previously announced investment by the Company in the Orca group of up to US$130 million must be completed from 11th May 2018 …

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Kenya National Chamber Of Commerce & Industry Holds Msme Workshop In Lodwar

Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry has finalized a two day workshop targeting Micro Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) in Lodwar, Turkana County aimed at identifying ways of attracting MSMEs into the oil and gas sector as well as sensitizing them on the existing opportunities at the county level. The workshop which follows the …

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Swala Declares Force Majeure Under The Kilosa-Kilombero PSA After Lacking Necessary Approvals

Swala Oil & Gas has advised that the Kilosa-Kilombero Joint Venture have declared Force Majeure under the Kilosa-Kilombero Production Sharing Agreement (“PSA”) awarded in February 2012. In 2013 the Company carried out a seismic survey over a total of 370km in Kilosa-Kilombero Licence that identified the Kito Prospect. In 2014 it carried out a more …

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Upstream innovations recognized for outstanding technological achievement

The annual E&P Special Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation recognize new technologies in the upstream industry that reflect excellence in technological development and demonstrate innovation in concept, design and application. In 2018 Schlumberger technologies were awarded in four categories: Artificial Lift The Lift IQ production life cycle management service provides access to critical data, detects …

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Wellbore Workover Offers Best Chance For Improved Production at Kiliwani North-1

Kiliwani North operator Aminex has said a workover of the wellbore offers more immediate gains in terms of both production potential and reserves recovery as compared to the earlier preferred surface compression facilities which remains an option. This follows a detailed simulation study on the Kiliwani North field based on a history match of past …

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