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Marathon Oil Exits from Kenya and Ethiopia

Almost six months after Marathon Oil announced it had sought bids for of its onshore blocks in East Africa the American explorer has exited the region as the company focuses more on drilling in U.S shale formations. In its latest financial statement the c

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Sala-2 well in Kenya’s Block 9 disappoints

Sala-2 appraisal well in Block 9 has failed to find any significant hydrocarbons updip from Sala-1 gas discovery according to the latest update from Africa Oil the operator and one of two partners at the block. The Sala-2 well which commenced drilling in

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Badada-1 well set to spud in late 2014/early 2015

Tower resources has announced that following the completion of the farm in to block 2B it is now readying to drill the badada-1 well which is  50km to the south of Sala-1 which has already returned successful results in block 9in late 2014/early 2013.. T

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Kenya’s Sala-2 appraisal well set to spud in Q3

Marathon oil has announced that the Sala-2 appraisal well in block 9 will spud in the third quarter of 2014. This follows the success of Sala-1 exploration well, which is in the eastern side of block 9, realized the biggest natural gas discovery. The well

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