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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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Oil opportunities in Africa

Oil opportunities in Africa By KPMG Africa Africa is presently enjoying an upward growth curve, and part of the reason for…

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Oryx Petroleum not fruitful in Congo Brazzaville

The Jasper Explorer Drillship spudded the H-1 well targeting the Horse prospect (formerly Ma) in early September and reached a…

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Statoil makes another high-impact natural gas discovery offshore Tanzania

Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil has today announced its fifth discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania. The discovery of an additional…

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Bowleven’s oil exploration survey in Kenya’s Block 11B encouraging

Bowleven plc an independent exploration and development company with interest in Kenya and Cameroon has announced that it a survey…

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Bowleven gets Zambia exploration blocks

Following participation in the recent Zambian license round Bowleven has been notified by the Ministry of Mines, Energy and Water…

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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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Shell floats hull for world’s largest floating facility

The 488-metre-long hull of Shell’s Prelude floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) facility has been floated out of the dry dock…

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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…

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Kenya asked not to brush aside oil marketers’ storage claims

Story courtesy of The Standard The debate pitting marketers against the ministry of Energy and Petroleum and Kenya Pipeline Company…