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Oil and Gas spur infrastructure development in East Africa

The recent discoveries of oil and gas in East Africa are boosting infrastructural developments in the East African region, according…

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Norway Oil Fund Under Lawmaker Pressure to Buy More in Africa

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Norway’s Christian Democrats, a key support party for the minority government, called on the nation’s sovereign wealth fund…

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Africa Oil abandons dry wells in Kenya, Ethiopia

Canadian explorer Africa Oil has been forced to abandon drilling at one of its wells in Marsabit County and another…

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Kenya to shut down obsolete refinery

By Petroworld Kenya’s Government has confirmed that it plans to convert Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited’s refinery into a storage facility…

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Tullow Oil to conduct well testing in Ethiopia

Story by KALEYESUS BEKELE – The British Oil company that is prospecting for oil in South Omo basin in South Ethiopia,…

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Oil search gets boost with new drilling in Northern Kenya

By Business Daily – Canadian oil and gas explorer Africa Oil Corp awarded Weatherford International Ltd a contract for a…

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Ophir contemplates $1.3bn Tanzania offshore blocks sale to Pavilion

Story by: The East African – Shareholders of oil and gas explorer Ophir Energy will in the next two weeks…

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Turkana elders want Kenyan government to subdivide oil land

Story by: Daily Nation – Clan leaders in Turkana want the government to subdivide land in an area where a…

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Uganda to receive $100 Billion From Oil

Story by: East Africa Business Week Uganda will earn close to $100 billion as its potential share of oil resources,…

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Mozambique to start commercial oil production in 2014

Story by OilreviewAfrica Sasol Petroleum International has announced that Mozambique’s first commercial production and sale of crude oil will commence…