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 next 7-12 days having already completed the necessary preparations. According … Read More

Future drilling in Kenya’s block 2B unlikely without a farm-out

Following the disappointment at the Badada-1 well in Block 2B in February the joint venture partners led by Tower Resources who says it expects no significant expenditure in 2015 with … Read More

Badada-1 Well Drilling Update in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Taipan Resources through its Kenya-based subsidiary Lion Petroleum has provided the following update on drilling operations for the Badada-1 well, Block-2B, onshore Kenya. The Badada-1 well commenced drilling … Read More

What to look out for in Kenya’s oil and gas sector in January 2015

2015 continues to look promising for the oil and gas sector in Kenya with various planned projects expected to continue while new companies will begin work in the various acreages. … Read More

Tower Resources resolves dispute with Repsol in Namibia

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Tower Resources has announced that it has reached agreement with the Operator, Repsol Exploration (Namibia) (Pty) Limited relating to the disputed costs associated with the drilling of the … Read More

Taipan Resources awards drilling contracts for Badada-1 well in Kenya’s Block 2B

Block operator in Block 2B Taipan Resources has announced that together with other joint-venture partners, have executed a contract with Greatwall for the GW-190 land rig and have also contracted … Read More