Lundin Foundation, Africa Oil Handover Catering Facility at Lodwar Vocational Training Center

The Lundin Foundation, Africa Oil on Friday handed over the catering and hospitality facility at Lodwar Vocational Training Center in a ceremony presided over by Turkana governor Josephat Nanok. The new facility is part of the upgrade and expansion of the Lodwar Vocational Training Center launched by the foundation in 2015 where the emerging Oil …

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Over $9.1bn will be spent on Mozambique’s upstream capex by 2020, says GlobalData

An average capex of $3.0bn per year would be spent on eight oil and gas fields in Mozambique between 2018 and 2020. Capital expenditure into Mozambique’s oil and gas projects, will add up to $9.1bn over the three-year period in upstream capital expenditure by 2020, according to leading data and analytics company GlobalData. Ultra-deepwater projects …

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FAR in Dialogue with Kenya over 2D seismic acquisition on Block L6

Onshore Block L6 operator Australian explorer FAR says the company is in dialogue with the ministry as a result of the challenges the company faced in accessing land due to the ongoing security issues in Lamu County last year that hindered it to go ahead with a planned 2D seismic acquisition. FAR Ltd says it continues …

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West Jec Assures GDC of 105MW of Steam in Menengai

Consultants from West Jec (West Japan Engineering Consultants) have confirmed that GDC has enough steam for the set up of 105MW power plants in Menengai. In a meeting held at the Ministry of Energy office at Nyayo house, the team reported their findings, further paving way for the set up of the Menengai power plants by independent …

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Japan Leads Globally in Regasification Capacity – Globaldata

Analysis of the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification capacity shows that Japan has the highest LNG regasification capacity globally with 9.6 trillion cubic feet (tcf) in 2018. South Korea and China follow with 4.9 tcf and 3.2 tcf, respectively, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company.   Currently, Japan accounts for 28.3 percent …

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Total, GIZ to train 200 welders in Uganda

Total E&P and the German Cooperation Agency, GIZ have partnered to provide advanced training in welding and related fabrication for the propsed East Africa Crude Oil Pipeline running from Hoima to Tanga, Tanzania. According to Total E&P’s general manager Adewale Fayemi, the partnership will see at least 200 welders trained to bridge the gap in …

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Kenya Chamber of Commerce & Industry, K-Expro sign MoU to Develop SMEs in Oil and Gas

The Kenya Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KNCCI) and the Kenya Extractives Programme (K-Expro) have today signed a memorandum of understanding where K-Expro will provide short term technical assistance to KNCCI to develop a simple medium, small, micro enterprises (MSME’s) development framework for the emerging oil and gas sector in Kenya. Through the project KNCCI …

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Petroleum Ministry Wants Petroleum Bill 2017 Passed in 2 Months

The ministry of petroleum and mining wants the Petroleum (Exploration, Development & Production) Bill 2017 passed by May according to new cabinet secretary John Munyes. Speaking at the ongoing annual energy conference CERA week Munyes told delegates that his ministry will work to ensure the law is passed as well as ensure that the National …

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Mozambique Approves Anadarko’s Golfinho/Atum Field Development Plan

Anadarko Petroleum has announced that it has received official approval from the Government of Mozambique for the Golfinho/Atum Field Development Plan. The Development Plan outlines the integrated onshore project from the reservoir to the LNG market and is a culmination of the substantial progress made to date on the technical and commercial aspects of the Anadarko-operated Mozambique …

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