Block 10BB

Total Takes Over Maersk Assets in Kenya Commits to Lokichar to Lamu Pipeline Route

The Kenya government has given a greenlight to the acquisition of Maersk Oil and Gas assets in Kenya by Total following the acquisition of 100% of the equity of the Danish E&P company Maersk Oil Exploration International (Mogas Kenya) by the French giant in August 2017. This gives Total E&P a 25% share in of Blocks …

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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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Kenya’s National Oil Corporation to Dual List in Nairobi and London in 2019

The government of Kenya plans to raise $1 billion by listing the state owned National Oil Corporation at the Nairobi Securities Exchange and the London Stock Exchange in the early part of 2019 to back in in development blocks 10BB and 13T in the South Lokichar basin according to principal secretary for petroleum at Ministry …

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Total Gets Stake in Turkana Following acquisition of Maersk Oil

Total has announced that the Boards of Total and A.P. Møller – Mærsk have both approved the acquisition of 100% of the equity of the E&P company Maersk Oil & Gas, a wholly owned subsidiary of A.P. Møller – Mærsk, by Total in a share and debt transaction. This transaction gives Total a stake in the Kenyan oil reserves in …

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With a History of Tax Disputes in Oil & Gas Industry: Shall Kenya be an Exception to Explorers?

Kenya is currently the second leading East African country with estimated 750 million barrels in only two blocks that is 13T and 10B in Lokichar Basin,South Turkana; after Uganda’s recoverable estimate stands at 2.2 billion. However, there is evidenced optimism that further immense discoveries are underway due to movement of oil to the Lokichar Basin, …

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Tullow Oil discovers more oil, gas in Kenya’s Block 10BB

Tullow Oil has announced that the Amosing-6 and Ngamia-10 appraisal wells in Block 10BB have now been successfully drilled encountering oil and gas in both wells. The Amosing-6 was drilled near the basin bounding fault and encountered 35 metres of net gas and oil pay and Ngamia-10 was drilled in an untested fault compartment and …

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Exclusive: Tullow Oil To Drill An Additional Four Wells In Kenya

Tullow Oil will be drilling an additional four wells with two of them confirmed and the rest in contingent status according to a source with information on the matter. The operator had earlier said it would drill four wells in 2017 in the South Lokichar basin including  Erut and Etete prospects Amosing 6 and Ngamia …

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Appraisal Drilling Commences at Amosing-6 well in Kenya’s Block 10BB

Block 10BB operator Tullow Oil has reported that appraisal drilling has commenced at the Amosing 6 well to appraise undrilled volumes located in the Amosing updip. The continued appraisal follows the completion of Extended Well Testing in the Amosing field which commenced in May 2015 and saw production from all five zones was at a combined average …

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Tullow Oil To Commence Transport Trials for the Early Oil Pilot Project in Kenya

Preparations for the early oil pilot project are set jump into a new phase in the coming days with the transportation of two trucks of crude oil that will allow the company study the oil behaves over various weather conditions along the way. The two trucks Oilnews Kenya has learnt will take between 10-14 days to …

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