Kenya

Delonex Energy Completes 2D seismic acquisition in Block 12A

Block 12A operator Delonex Energy has completed the acquisition of 2D seismic in the block which was undertaken with the aim of obtaining additional structural subsurface information from seismic data as part of the exploration for viable hydro-carbons in the block According to a source the survey carried out by Chinese geophysical service company BGP …

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Farm-in Negotiations Between FAR Ltd & Milio International Collapse

Kenya’s Block 6 operator Australia’s FAR Ltd has said it has terminated farm-in negotiations with regards to Block L6 due to the enduring land issues that have stopped land access in the Kipini Conservancy. According to the operator which suspended activity within the block earlier this year citing insecurity the land access factor was the …

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Mainport Group Acquires Approvals In Kenya, Uganda and Mozambique For Inspection of Rigsite Lifting Equipment & Training Services

Mainport, the UK Training and Inspection Group, has recently achieved further certifications for their services provided to the East African Oil and Gas sector. The Group has regional companies operating in Uganda, Mozambique and Kenya providing a range of training and inspection to the oil and gas sector. Recent achievements include ISO 9001, full Membership …

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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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