Kenya

Wood awarded FEED contract for Kenya’s Lokichar to Lamu Crude Oil Pipeline

Wood has been awarded the initial phase of a front-end engineering design contract (FEED) by Tullow Kenya BV for the design of the proposed 892 kilometers long Lokichar to Lamu Crude Oil Pipeline project located in Kenya. Wood will provide the first phase of FEED services, setting the technical requirements and estimating the installed cost …

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Early Oil Pilot Scheme to Start on 1st June, As Oil Revenue Sharing Agreed

President Uhuru Kenyatta has announced that the production of oil from the Turkana oilfields will start without any hindrance after an agreement was reached on the sharing of revenue. The President, said the revenue from oil will be shared on the basis of 75 percent for all Kenyans through the National Government, 20 percent to …

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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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Africa Oil To Acquire 3D Seismic in Kenya’s Block 9 Ahead of Any Additional Drilling

Block 9 operator Canadian explorer Africa Oil is unlikely to carry out any further drilling in the license until there is better understanding of the block according to a source who spoke to OilNews Kenya. According to the source the block despite having recorded two gas discoveries at the Sala-1 well and Bogal-1 well has …

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National Oil Corporation to Play an Anchor Role in the Emerging Oil & Gas Sector in Kenya

The National Oil Corporation of Kenya will be playing a central role in the emerging oil and gas sector in Kenya. The announcement was made during a courtesy visit to National Oil’s office on Thursday by the new Cabinet Secretary for Petroleum and Mining Hon. John Munyes, where he met the Corporation’s Board of Directors. …

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East Africa Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition Set For Nairobi in June

Over 500 senior oil and gas executives are expected to attend the East Africa Oil & Gas Summit & Exhibition (EAOGS 2018) when it returns to Nairobi for its 5th edition this June. The renowned event, which is the largest of its kind in East Africa and is officially endorsed by the Ministry of Energy …

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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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Turner & Townsend Kenya merges with project management firm MML

Turner & Townsend has announced that its Kenya business is to merge with Nairobi-based project management firm Mentor Management Limited (MML) after Turner & Townsend acquired a majority stake in MML from leading growth markets investor – Actis. The new entity, MML Turner & Townsend, will operate across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resource …

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