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Pan African Energy Supplies Extra Gas To Tanzania in New Short Term Sales Agreement

Orca has announced that shortly before the year ended its Tanzania subsidiary Pan African Energy Tanzania Limited signed a short-term sales agreement with the Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TPDC) and the Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) for the immediate supply of gas to TANESCO of up to 35 million standard cubic feet per day. These …

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New Kenya Upstream Outlook Shows Increased Activity By New Players in 2019

The just newly released Kenya Upstream Outlook for the year 2019 shows that most of the new seismic and drilling activity will be by new explorers with the Lamu basin just like in 2018 witnessing most of the drilling. According to a review on work programmes by the various licensed explorers in Kenya OilNews Kenya …

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African Petroleum Producers Organization (APPO) Secretary General Pushes Africa-wide Cooperation, Reforms to 18-Member Petroleum Producers’ Organization

The Secretary General of the African Petroleum Producers’ Organization (APPO) is calling for action on reforming Africa’s energy sector — including prioritizing intra-African trade, creating economic diversification through the energy sector and calling for increased cooperation among Africa’s oil producing and non-oil producing countries to strengthen Africa’s position on the global stage. “The instability of …

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Wentworth Resources to relinquish Tembo Block To Focus on Mnazi Bay Asset

Wentworth Resources has that it intends to relinquish the Tembo block with a planned effective date of 30 April 2019 ahead of the end of the current appraisal term on 15 June 2019 possibly after lacking a farm-in partner  to participate in the appraisal programme.. The Company will also exit Mozambique, closing its Maputo office and shutting down activities …

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Sakson Awarded Contract to Drill the Chikumbi-1 Well in Tanzania’s Ruvuma PSA

Aminex has advanced drilling and seismic programmes over the Ruvuma PSA acreage while it progresses satisfaction of conditions required to close out a farm-out agreement signed with the Zubair Group in early July 2018 according to its latest update. The Company has finalised the Chikumbi-1 executive drilling and completions programmes, has identified and selected the …

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Energy Tanzania Limited Invests in Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for an initial investment of US$30 million from Energy Tanzania Limited (ETL). ETL is owned by Dr. Reginald Mengi, the well-known Tanzanian entrepreneur and philanthropist, and the funds will be used to develop the Company’s current projects. The investment, …

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Qatar Petroleum signs an exploration agreement into Mozambique

Qatar Petroleum has entered into an agreement with an ExxonMobil affiliate to acquire a 10% participating interest in three offshore exploration blocks in the Angoche and Zambezi basins in the Republic of Mozambique. Once the acquisition is approved the various partners composing the consortium will be made up of affiliates of each of ExxonMobil (operator) …

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Discover Exploration Limited Farms Out Blocks 35, 36 & 37 to Tullow Oil Offshore Comoros

Discover Exploration Limited has announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Discover Exploration Comoros B.V. has signed a binding agreement to farm out a 35% working interest in its Production Sharing Contract (PSC) covering blocks 35, 36 & 37 offshore the Union of the Comoros to Tullow Comoros Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc. As part of …

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Octant Energy to Drill in Block L17/18 by Q2 2019

Kenya’s Block L17/18 operator Octant Energy will be drilling offshore the south coast by Q2 2019 ahead of expiry of the PSC valid until April 23, 2019 OilNews Kenya has learnt. According to the source the well targeting the Wasin prospect which is expected to be drilled from an onshore well pad in the South …

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