Block 13T

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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Upstream Activity to shift to Lamu, Mandera Basins in 2018

A majority of seismic and drilling activity in Kenya will concentrate in the Lamu and Mandera basins this year away from the traditional South Lokichar area according to the 2018 Kenya Upstream Outlook released in December 2017. According to the outlook drilling of two wells has been confirmed in these basins with a potential of …

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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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Tullow Oil Hits Dry Well at Kenya’s Block 13T Etiir-1

The Etiir-1 exploration well, which targeted a large, shallow, structural closure immediately to the west of the Greater Etom structure, spudded in late June and dry with no material reservoir development or shows encountered according to block operator Tullow Oil in its latest half year results update. According to the Irish explorer the Etiir-1 exploration, …

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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 Announces Oil Discovery at Kenya’s Emekuya well

Tullow Oil has announced that the Emekuya-1 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya has encountered around 75 metres of net oil pay in two zones. Emekuya-1 well drilled by the PR Marriott Rig-46 to a total measured depth of 1,356 metres is located 2.5 km north of Etom-2 and had the objective of drilling a …

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Drilling Commences at Emekuya Well in Kenya’s Block 13T

The Emekuya exploration well targeting the north-eastern flank of the Etom Complex has spud according to the latest update from JV partner Africa Oil. The well is among three additional prospects by the joint venture after completion of the earlier proposed wells including Erut 1, Amosing 6 and Ngamia 10 all of which have been …

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