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Simba Essel Seeks Drilling Permit for Block 2A

Block 2A operator Simba Essel has submitted a technical presentation to the Ministry as part of their application to obtain…

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Simba Energy to drill well in Kenya’s Block 2A in Q4 2016

Canadian oil and gas explorer Simba Energy has said it expects to commence drilling operations in Kenya’s Block 2A (Wajir…

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Simba Energy to Commence 2D seismic in Kenya’s Block 2A in a fortnight

Kenya’s Block 2A operator Simba Energy has said it will commence the shooting of lines of 2D seismic in the…

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Kenya to auction 17 new Oil Exploration Blocks in 2017

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has in a gazette notice said it has created an additional 17 new exploration…

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History Of Oil Exploration In Kenya (1950 To 2010)

1950’S – Oil exploration commenced 1960 to 1984 – 16 wells drilled mainly in the Lamu and Anza basins 1981-…

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2D Seismic in Kenya’s Block 2A To Commence in May 2016

Simba Energy has said that through its subsidiary Company Simba Africa Rift Limited together with its farm in partner Essel…

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Simba Energy to Acquire 2D seismic in Kenya’s Block 2A in Early 2016

Block 2A operator Simba Energy has told investors that it plans to start its seismic program in  Kenya in early…

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Simba Energy Gets Kenya Government Greenlight for Block 2A Farm-in to Essel Group

Simba Energy has announced it has received formal approval from the Government of Kenya for its farm-in agreement with Essel…

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Kenya Oil and Gas (upstream) sector fact file – shortened

Source: Ministry of Energy and Petroleum 1950-1992:  30 wells drilled by international oil companies in Kenya’s sedimentary basins. Two more…

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Taipan Resources hits dry hole in Kenya’s Badada-1 well

Taipan Resources Inc Kenya-based subsidiary Lion Petroleum has announced that the Badada-1 well has been drilled to a total depth…