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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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KJV Plans 2 Phased Development in Kenya’s South Lokichar Fields

The Kenya joint venture partners (KJV) comprising of Tullow Oil, Africa Oil, Maersk O&G and the Kenya government are now aligned on phased development that will limit upfront capital expenditures while allowing a Kenyan export pipeline to move forward. According to a report by Africa Oil the South Lokichar Developement phases include Phase 1 – …

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New Assessment of Resources in South Lokichar Shows 25% lower Than Reported

A new full assessment of all the exploration and appraisal data, Tullow estimates that the South Lokichar basin contains the following recoverable resources 560mmbo 2C down from 766mmbo reported earlier by DeGolyer and MacNaughton Canada Limited (DMCL).The best 3C recoverable resources have also been downplayed to 1,230 mmbo from 1630mmbo from an overall discovered STOIIP …

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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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Tullow Oil to spend $170M in Kenya’s Pre-Development, Exploration & Appraisal Activity in 2018

Tullow Oil estimates to spend approximately $170 Million in Kenya’s Pre-Development, Exploration & Appraisal Activity in 2018 a majority of which is set aside for Exploration and Appraisal at $90 million and pre-development expenditure of $80 million. The capital expenditure in 2018 is a drop from last year’s set expenditure of $225 million where $100M was …

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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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Uganda Lures DRC into the East Africa Crude Oil Project

The Uganda government is trying to interest the Democratic Republic of Congo to use the East Africa crude oil project (EACOP) to export its oil. Earlier this week Minister of Energy and Mineral Development, Eng Irene Muloni hosted a delegation of Congolese Officials led by the DRC Minister of Hydrocarbons Prof Aimer Ngoi Mukena Lusa Diese …

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Amosing 7 Well Successful As Exploration and Appraisal Drilling In South Lokichar Concludes

The Amosing 7 appraisal well drilled using the Marriot Rig 46 has encountered 25 meters of net oil and gas pay concluding the 2017 exploration and appraisal drilling campaign on a high. The Ngamia-11 appraisal well (143 meters of net oil pay) has also been completed and will be utilized in a waterflood pilot test planned …

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