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Oil deepens rifts in East Africa

Story by The National In recent years, oil and gas discoveries have established east Africa as one of the world’s…

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Heritage relinquishes Northern block license in favour of the South in Tanzania

Heritage Oil has relinquished  its  Rukwa North license in Tanzania in favour of the neighbouring  Rukwa South licence which had showed…

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Uganda Gov’t adopts horizontal drilling method for its oil

Uganda has adopted the horizontal oil drilling method as a way to reduce impact on the environment and wildlife in…

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Kenya’s new energy bill delayed by 6 months

Kenya will have to wait a little bit longer before it can have a new energy bill that will regulate…

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Simba Energy strikes new farm-out for Kenya block 2A

Canadian oil explorer Simba Energy  has a signed letter of intent  for a new farm-out of Block 2A, onshore Kenya. The deal…

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Pancontinental Oil and Gas, BG Group starts offshore drilling in Kenya

Pancontinental Oil & Gas  and BG Group  have spudded exploration well Sunbird-1 in licence area L10A offshore Kenya. The Kenya…

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Sudan, South mull joint oil protection force

Story by AFP Sudan and South Sudan agreed Monday during a visit to Juba by President Omar al-Bashir to consider…

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Factfile: Songo Songo Gas Development and Power-Generation Project, Tanzania

The Songo Songo gas field is located on and offshore Songo Songo island, about 15km from the Tanzanian mainland and…

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New oil, gas finds: Is East Africa ready for sovereign wealth funds?

Story by The EastAfrican:- Sovereign wealth funds are fast becoming the “must-have” for any natural resource-exporting country, and for any…

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Tough luck for Ophir oil exploration in Tanzania

Ophir Energy plc has announced that drilling operations have now concluded on the Mlinzi Mbali-1 well in Block 7*, Tanzania….