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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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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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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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Breakdown of 2C Oil Resources Increase in South Lokichar Basin

Africa Oil has announced that an independent assessment of the Company’s Contingent Resources in the South Lokichar Basin located in Blocks 10BB and 13T in Kenya has been completed by DeGolyer and MacNaughton Canada Limited (DMCL) increased 2C unrisked resources increased by 150 million barrels (or 24%) to 766 million barrels of oil. This is …

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History Of Oil Exploration In Kenya (1950 To 2010)

1950’S – Oil exploration commenced 1960 to 1984 – 16 wells drilled mainly in the Lamu and Anza basins 1981- National Oil was incorporated in 1981 1984 GOK enacted new Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act. 1986 Petroleum (E & P) Act revised. Royalties replaced by PSC’s 1985 to 1992 – Further 14 wells drilled 1995 …

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Tullow Oil Sees Success at Etom-2 Appraisal Well in Kenya’s Block 13T

Tullow Oil has announced that the Etom-2 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya, has encountered 102 metres of net oil pay in two columns. The objective of the well was to explore the north flank of the Etom structure in an untested fault block identified by recent 3D seismic. Oil samples, sidewall cores and wire …

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Tullow Oil, Partners plan up to four basin openers in Northern Kenya next year

Block 10BB and 13T operator Tullow Oil together with JV partner Maersk Oil and Africa Oil will drill up to four new basin openers in the South Lokichar and the Turkana Lake Basin’ in 2016 according to a presentation by the latter to investors. Among prospects on the pipeline according to the Africa Oil document include Tulya, Thilli, …

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Citi warns Tullow Oil’s debt build-up could delay production

Source: Business Daily London Stock Exchange-listed Tullow which has discovered oil in Turkana County should sell part of its stake to raise money for production, analysts at Citigroup Global Markets say in their latest report. The analysts caution that delays in injecting cash would hold back production in Kenya, Uganda and Ghana. “A failure to …

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