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Oil and Gas industry showing better appreciation for local content participation – SBC

A research by Schlumberger’s strategic management consulting arm Schlumberger Business Consulting (SBC) says there is a better appreciation by the…

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Drilling of Badada-1 well in Kenya’s Block 2B begins

Block 2B operator Taipan Resources through its subsidiary Lion Petroleum has announced that the GW-190 rig has spudded Badada-1 well…

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Mozambique could join Australia, Qatar in league of world’s largest Gas producers

Mozambique could become the third world’s largest Gas producer after Australia and Qatar should it secure the needed foreign investment…

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Swala Energy Completes 2014 Seismic Programme over Tanzania’s Kilombero Basin

Swala Energy Limited has announced that has successfully completed its 430km 2D seismic programme over the Kilombero Basin in central…

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Inchcape Shipping Services expands Nairobi office as East Africa production nears

Global marine, cargo and supply chain solutions provider  Inchcape Shipping Services (ISS) has announced another key hire to its African…

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What to look out for in Kenya’s oil and gas sector in January 2015

2015 continues to look promising for the oil and gas sector in Kenya with various planned projects expected to continue…

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Afren recovers over $17 million from former CEO, COO

Afren plc has announced that it has successfully secured, from its former CEO, Osman Shahenshah, and former COO, Shahid Ullah,…

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Uganda begins evaluations of bids for Hoima-Kampala pipeline

The Ugandan government has announced that it has started evaluating bids from a number of international firms for the construction…

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Seadrill to purchase ultra-deepwater drillship West Polaris

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Seadrill Limited has announced it has exercised a purchase option for the West Polaris, a 6th generation Ultra-Deepwater drillship,…

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Otto Marine announces sale and leaseback of one AHTS at US$100million

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Otto Marine Limited a leading offshore chartering group, which owns and operates more than 60 offshore support vessels…