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President Kenyatta Calls For Proper Management of Oil Income as Trucking Begins

President Uhuru Kenyatta today said Kenya will effectively manage oil and other natural resources to avoid the negative results that have confronted many other nations following new discoveries. Speaking during the flag off of 100,000 liters of stored crude oil in four trucks as part of the early oil pilot scheme he said there was …

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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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KJV Plans 2 Phased Development in Kenya’s South Lokichar Fields

The Kenya joint venture partners (KJV) comprising of Tullow Oil, Africa Oil, Maersk O&G and the Kenya government are now aligned on phased development that will limit upfront capital expenditures while allowing a Kenyan export pipeline to move forward. According to a report by Africa Oil the South Lokichar Developement phases include Phase 1 – …

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New Assessment of Resources in South Lokichar Shows 25% lower Than Reported

A new full assessment of all the exploration and appraisal data, Tullow estimates that the South Lokichar basin contains the following recoverable resources 560mmbo 2C down from 766mmbo reported earlier by DeGolyer and MacNaughton Canada Limited (DMCL).The best 3C recoverable resources have also been downplayed to 1,230 mmbo from 1630mmbo from an overall discovered STOIIP …

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Construction Of Crude Oil Early Production Facility Starts in Turkana

Dubai based Almansoori Petroleum Company has started the construction of an early Production Facility (EPF) at Amosing that will help block operator Tullow Oil  start the production of oil in South Lokichar under the Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS) according to Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Principal Secretary Andrew Kamau. The construction of crude oil …

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Kenya Seeks for Expert in South Lokichar blocks Hydrocarbon Audit

The ministry of energy and petroleum (MoEP) through the Kenya Petroleum Technical Assistance Project (KEPTAP) has requested for an expression of interest from firms wishing to undertake a hydrocarbon reserves audit and to develop competent person’s report for the oil assets in Block 10bb and 13t in North Western Kenya. The consultancy expected to take …

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One Month of EOPS Crude Oil Already Stored in Lokichar – Source

Days ahead of the much anticipated trucking of crude oil to the Kenya Petroleum Refineries in Changamwe Mombasa OilNews Kenya can now reveal that over 75,000 barrels are in storage as per the April tank dippings’. According to the source the crude oil in storage include approximately 38,450 barrels from the Ngamia field and approximately …

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China’s Greatwall Bags Lamu’s Pate 2 Well Drilling Contract

Greatwall Drilling Company Ltd has been contracted to drill Pate 2 well in Zarara Oil and Gas operated Block L4 scheduled to spud later in the year according to sources. The Chinese driller beat a team of other companies including Dubai based Sakson Drilling & Oil Services earlier involved in drilling at the Amosing and …

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Early Oil Pilot Scheme To Proceed as Tullow Oil, Kenya Government Sign Agreements

Transportation of oil from the South Lokichar region namely the Amosing and Ngamia oilfields can commence following the signing of an agreement between the Kenyan government and the joint venture partners namely Tullow Oil, Africa Oil and Maersk Oil and Gas on Tuesday. According to a statement released after the signing of the media EOPS …

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Tullow Oil Budgets $225M in Kenya’s Pre-development, Exploration and Appraisal Expenditure in 2017

Tullow Oil has announced that it will set aside $225M of the $500M Group’s capital expenditure to Kenya’s Pre-development, Exploration and Appraisal Expenditure this year. This expenditure is expected to be broken into $100M of pre-development expenditure and $125 million of Exploration and Appraisal spend. The new figures show a continued decrease in expenditure by …

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