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Swala Energy JV Partners Risk Losing Kilosa-Kilombero in Tanzania

Kilosa-Kilombero block operator Swala and joint venture partners Otto Energy, Tata Petrodyne and MV Upstream are in the risk of…

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Tata Petrodyne Farm-in behind Swala, Otto Energy dispute in Tanzania

A simmering dispute between two Australian companies Swala and Otto Energy in Tanzania could have emanated from a failed joint…

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Trump win brings potential for significant oil and gas policy effects, says GlobalData

Will Scargill, GlobalData’s Senior Oil & Gas Analyst covering Upstream Fiscal & Regulatory Regimes says: “Donald Trump’s election as the…

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Swala Energy Pushes Tanzania’s Kito 1 Drilling Pushed to 2017

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc has announced that it will not be drilling the Kito-1 exploration well in the…

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Soma Oil & Gas Cleared in Somalia’s Corruption Case

The high court in London has cleared Soma Oil and Gas of corruption allegations brought forward by the serious fraud…

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Lobbyists want Kenya’s Early Oil Project Scrutinized

The Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (KCSPOG) has questioned the overwhelming government backing of the early oil…

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Mozambique President Sacks Energy Minister

Mozambique president Filipe Nyusi has sacked Energy Minister Pedro Couto who has headed the docket since January 2015 at a…

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Otto Energy pushes to Remove Swala Energy as Operator in Tanzania’s Kilosa-Kilombero License

Otto Energy Ltd through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Otto Energy (Tanzania) Pty Ltd, has said  it wants current operator Pangani and…

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Public hearings on Somalia Kenya Maritime Delimitation Case Set for September

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) will in mid-September commence public hearings in the case concerning Maritime Delimitation in the…

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Kenya’s Annual Receipts Could Reach $3 Billion Annually Once Oil Price Rebounds

A discussion paper dubbed “Potential Government Revenues from Turkana Oil” released in April 2016 estimate that annual receipts to the…