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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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China’s Greatwall Bags Lamu’s Pate 2 Well Drilling Contract

Greatwall Drilling Company Ltd has been contracted to drill Pate 2 well in Zarara Oil and Gas operated Block L4 scheduled to spud later in the year according to sources. The Chinese driller beat a team of other companies including Dubai based Sakson Drilling & Oil Services earlier involved in drilling at the Amosing 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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Resource estimates in ‪‎Kenya‬’s South Lokichar basin surpass 1 billion barrels of oil in new adjustment

Africa Oil Corp says that a new 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 Gaffney, Cline & Associates increasing the total 2C (best) gross contingent resources by 67% to 616 million barrels of oil and total 3C (high) …

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Africa Oil Corp 2014 Program Goals in Kenya

•Continue to add resources and de-risk South Lokichar Basin –Drill out remaining prospect inventory –Appraise existing and future discoveries with aid of new 3D seismic –Update third party resource report in early 2nd quarter to include new discoveries at Agete, Ekales, Amosing and Ewoi –include appraisal drilling and test results from 1st quarter –Initiate Extended …

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Taipan announces update on 220 million barrel Kenyan prospect

Taipan Resources Inc. has announced that BGP has commenced the acquisition of further 2D seismic data on Block 2B, onshore Kenya. The data acquired will be used to finalize the drilling location for the Pearl-1 prospect. BGP has been contracted to provide an additional 178.75 km of 540 fold 2D seismic data. The seismic program …

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Tullow’s Kenya prospects get even better

Report by Nick Young Tullow Oil plc announced a fifth oil discovery in Kenya’s Lokichar Basin last week, less than a month after protests against an influx of outside workers in the area forced the company to suspend its drilling operations there. Having reached a deal with Kenyan government and local leaders, Tullow resumed drilling and its Agete-1 well …

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