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Africa’s Oil Sector Continues to Rebound and Strengthen its Voice Through the African Energy Chamber

As the leading and most influential advocacy group for the majority of the companies and workers in the continent’s oil…

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Pate 2 Well Drilling On Schedule to Reach Total Depth in Mid October

The Ongoing drilling of the Pate 2 well in Lamu’s Pate Island in Block L4 is continuing as scheduled according…

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Swala Lifts Force Majeure On Kilosa-Kilombero

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc has lifted the Force Majeure over the Kilosa-Kilombero licence announced to the market on…

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Madagascar Announces the 2018-19 Licensing Round

OMNIS, in partnership with TGS and BGP, announce a licensing round in Madagascar, to be launched at Africa Oil Week,…

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UNOC, CNOOC Sign Oil Exploration Deal

The Uganda National Oil Company has signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese explorer CNOOC that will allow them to…

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Farm-in Negotiations Between FAR Ltd & Milio International Collapse

Kenya’s Block 6 operator Australia’s FAR Ltd has said it has terminated farm-in negotiations with regards to Block L6 due…

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Tanzania Chikumbi 1 Well Drilling Nears As Rig Bids Tendering Complete

The tendering process for a rig to drill Chikumbi-1 (CH-1) is now complete according to Aminex with the company having received numerous…

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The Early Oil Pilot Scheme: A Litmus Test of Kenya’s Oil Governance – Oxfam

Amid much pomp and fanfare, President Uhuru Kenyatta launched the Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS) on the 3rd of June…

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Africa Oil Relinquishes Kenya’s Block 9

Block 9 operator Africa Oil has submitted a notice to the Government of Kenya relinquishing its interest in the block leaving Delonex as…

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Mozambique Approves PSCs Awarded During the 5th Competitive Bidding Round

The Mozambique’s government has approved exploration contracts to various international companies awarded blocks during the 5th Competitive Bidding Round in 2015…