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Swala Energy commits to Tanzania Exploration

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Swala Energy, through its 65% owned subsidiary Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) says it has informed the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation (“TPDC’) that it…

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‘Humanitarian Crisis’ for Ogaden Living Near Ethiopia’s Oil Fields

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by Inter Press Service News Agency New allegations of scorched earth evictions of the Ogaden people have…

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Tullow Oil sets eyes on Western Kenya’s Nyakach district

British explorer Tullow Oil has said it is to start 2D seismic surveys in Nyanza province’s Kisumu County where it…

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Apache departs from PSC with Pancontinental in Kenya’s Block L8

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Apache has opted out from the production sharing agreement (PSC) with Pancontinental Oil and Gas of Kenya’s offshore…

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KK Oil and Gas to train more Kenyans in sector

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] KK Oil and Gas will train oil workers in Kenya following a deal  with Canadian firm LearnCorp enabling…

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Kenya Plans To Invest In Uganda Oil Refinery

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by Red Pepper Though most Ugandans are uncertain on how their government plans to handle the oil…

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South Sudan rebels say seize oil-producing Upper Nile state capital

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] (Reuters) – South Sudanese rebels said they had taken control of the capital of oil-producing Upper Nile state…

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International companies operating in Kenya and the oil blocks awarded

Source:Ministry of Energy and Petroleum Operator/Contractor Block No. Basin Name Afren/Lion 1 Mandera Afren/EAX L17/L18 Lamu Offshore Simba Petroleum 2A…

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Progress claimed in bid to stop Congo oil drilling in Virunga National Park by SOCO International

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] GENEVA (AP) — An environmental organization said Friday it is making progress in its bid to block a proposal…

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Expert Want Oil Expectations in Kenya Managed

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Story by Kenya News Agency A Senior scholar on oil matters has underscored the need to manage community…