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Kenya – Somalia Clash Over Alleged Somalia Licensing Round in London

A rift has emerged between Kenya and Somalia over an alleged licensing round by the horn of Africa country in…

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Presidents of Chad, Uganda and Senior Minister implicated in Chinese Energy Firm bribing scandal

U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Southern District of New York has said it has charged Chi Ping Patrick Ho aka…

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Lobby Group Raises Alarm Over Pate 2 well Drilling in Lamu

The Kenya Oil and Gas working group (KOGWG) has written to the national environmental management agency (NEMA) asking for more…

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Otto Energy, Swala Oil And Gas Agree On Tanzania Disputes

Otto Energy and Swala Oil and Gas (Tanzania) Plc have announced that they have entered into settlement and other commercial…

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One Month of EOPS Crude Oil Already Stored in Lokichar – Source

Days ahead of the much anticipated trucking of crude oil to the Kenya Petroleum Refineries in Changamwe Mombasa OilNews Kenya…

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Drilling Commences at Emekuya Well in Kenya’s Block 13T

The Emekuya exploration well targeting the north-eastern flank of the Etom Complex has spud according to the latest update from…

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Swala Oil & Gas Granted Extension Of Tanzania’s Kilosa-Kilombero Licence

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc has announced that it has been awarded an extension to the Kilosa-Kilombero licence by…

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Swala Oil & Gas Hints 12 month License Extension in Tanzania’s Kilosa Kilombero

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc has announced that it has received a 12 month extension from the Ministry of…

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Swala Energy Exits Kenya’s Block 12B

There is uncertainty on whether Australian firm Swala Energy which held 50 percent equity in Kenya’s block 12B has relinquished its…

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Uganda awarded Officials, Lawyers $1.65M After winning Heritage Oil Tax Dispute

A new expose by Ugandan Daily Chimp Reports newspaper has revealed that 39 government officials were awarded cash bonanzas equaling…