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Zarara Spuds Initial Well in Blocks L4 & L13 Kenya For Pate Drilling Campaign

Zarara Oil & Gas Limited (“Zarara”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Midway Resources International, announces the spudding today of Pate-2 well, that commences its Pate Drilling Campaign on its production sharing contracts (“PSCs”) on blocks L4 andL13 in Kenya. The blocks are located in the coastal region near Port Lamu, the destination port for the …

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FEED Contract for South Lokichar To Be Awarded by May

Tullow Oil has announced that the upstream baseline data collection for the environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) has commenced and the front end engineering design (FEED) contract is expected to be awarded this month as the pre development phase for the South Lokichar fields proceeds. The pipeline ESIA work is also under way, and …

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GDC, NOCK in Fuel Supply Partnership For Drilling Activities

GDC and the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOCK) have signed an agreement which will see the latter supply diesel for drilling and water pumping activities for the Lake Baringo – Silali Geothermal Project. The brief ceremony which took place at Nock’s Kawi House offices, was overseen by Managing Director & CEO Eng. Johnson P. …

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Stamper Oil & Gas reports increase in Sudan project Reserves

Stamper Oil & Gas has announced that Chapman Petroleum Engineering, independent petroleum consultants of Calgary, Alberta, has completed an update on the oil and gas reserves and economics evaluation (‘Chapman Reserves Evaluation Report’) that was previously announced on January 23, 2018, on the Sudan development prospect under National Instrument 51-101 (‘NI 51-101’). The Company’s reserves and economics evaluation performed on Block …

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Schlumberger To Create Field Development Plan Blue Print For Kenya for South Lokichar Basin

The National Oil Corporation of Kenya (National Oil) has engaged Schlumberger Limited, the world’s number one oil and gas services company and the global leading provider of technology for reservoir characterization, drilling, production, and processing to the oil and gas industry, to support the Corporation in building capability in the area of field development planning …

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Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium Awarded Uganda Refinery

The General Electric, SAIPEM SPA led Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium (AGRC) will now build the oil refinery in Hoima District after the signing of the Project Framework Agreement between the government and the AGRC. The agreement will ensure development, design, financing, construction, operation and maintenance of the oil refinery in Hoima District. While congratulating the parties …

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Africa Oil To Acquire 3D Seismic in Kenya’s Block 9 Ahead of Any Additional Drilling

Block 9 operator Canadian explorer Africa Oil is unlikely to carry out any further drilling in the license until there is better understanding of the block according to a source who spoke to OilNews Kenya. According to the source the block despite having recorded two gas discoveries at the Sala-1 well and Bogal-1 well has …

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Ntorya 3 Renamed Chikumbi-1 As Drilling Nears

The planned Ntorya 3 well in Tanzania’s the Ntorya appraisal area will now be renamed Chikumbi-1 well at the request of the Tanzanian Government according to operator Aminex. According to Aminex the well targeting the same reservoir tested in Ntorya-1 and in Ntorya-2 in an updip position will also be testing a deeper target at …

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