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Brief Overview: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE KU) Chapter

The Society of Petroleum Engineers Kenyatta Universty (SPE KU) Chapter was established in March 2016 to represent petroleum engineering and other students of related fields as well as exposing its members(students) to the industry. SPE KU delivers this objective by creating a platform where engineering students can connect with the Oil and Gas industry through …

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Maryjane Mwangi Takes Over At NOCK As Sumayya Signs Out

Maryjane Mwangi is the acting Chief Executive Officer of National Oil Corporation of Kenya Limited after Sumayya Hassan-Athmani proceeded on terminal leave ahead of her contract expiry in March 2017 OilNews Kenya has learnt. This is the second round that the General Manager, Downstream Operations has taken over the helm of the State Corporation after a …

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FEATURE: Remote Medical International, Kenya’s Remote Medical Provider for the Oil and Gas Industry

History While oil and gas exploration in Kenya has been ongoing since BP/Shell drilled the first well, Walu-1, in the Lamu Basin six decades ago, various requisite industries have slowed due to the limited opportunities and the frequency of these types of projects. Up until 2010, only 30 wells have been drilled in Kenya’s four …

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Tanzania President set to launch Gas Processing Facility and Pipeline at Mtwara

Tanzania President Jakaya Kikwete is this week expected to launch gas processing facility and pipeline from Mtwara through Songo songo to Dar es Salaam according to Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) managing director Dr. James Mataragio. According to Mataragio construction works are already complete with pumping of gas already ongoing between Mtwara and Dar es …

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First gas delivery to the new transnational pipeline commence in Tanzania

Wentworth Resources has announced that gas deliveries have now commenced to the new transnational pipeline from the the Mnazi Bay joint venture in Tanzania. Currently two wells are now producing and the remaining three wells will be put on production in the coming months according to the company. “We are very pleased to announce that …

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Africa Oil Receives US$100 Million To Finance Appraisal And Development Work Program In East Africa.

Africa Oil has announced that it has entered into an investment agreement with Stampede Natural Resources S.a.r.l. an entity owned by a fund advised by Africa-focused investment firm Helios Investment Partners LLP to sell, on a non-brokered private placement basis, 52,623,377 of its common shares at a price of CAD $2.31 for gross proceeds of …

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ONGC Videsh and Rovuma Area-1 block partners to invest $6B in Mozambique

India’s oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan on return from a trip to Mozambique has announced that Oil India Ltd (OIL), its overseas subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BCPL) will invest $6 billion to develop their Mozambique acreage over the next 48 months. The block that has recoverable gas …

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Aminex receives deferral of a two well drilling commitment on the Nyuni Area PSA in Tanzania

Aminex  has notified shareholders that the Tanzanian authorities have agreed to the deferral of a two well drilling commitment on the Nyuni Area PSA, which was due to be completed by the end of October 2015, into the four-year First Extension which expires October 2019. The deferral is conditional on an Environmental Impact Assessment, which …

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East African Petroleum Conference & Exhibition 2015 to start this week in Rwanda

The seventh East African Petroleum Conference & Exhibition 2015 (EAPCE’15) will be held 4 to 6 March 2015 at the Kigali Serena Hotel in Rwanda. The conference organized by the EAC is expected to attract more than 1000 participants. Rwanda’s President His Excellency Paul Kagame is expected to officially open the Conference, whose theme is …

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