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Octant Energy Plans 4 wells, 2D Seismic in Kenya’s Mandera and Lamu Basin Blocks

Octant Energy which took over from Afren operated Blocks 1, L17 and L18 plans to carry on with already identified…

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Shell Gets 42 month extension in Block 1, Tanzania

The minister for energy in Tanzania has awarded an extension of Block 1 for a further three and a half years to…

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Oyster Oil and Gas Enters Phase III in Djibouti Exploration

Oyster Oil and Gas Ltd. has announced that effective 1st March 2017 it has received Government of Djibouti approval to…

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Shell Unlucky in Tanzania’s Blocks 1 and 4 Offshore Drilling

Block 1 and 4 operator shell failed to encounter any hydrocarbons at the Kitatange-1 well in Block 1 and Bunju-1…

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Shell, JV Partners gear up to commence drilling programme in Tanzania

Shell and its joint venture partners, Pavilion Energy and Ophir Energy have announced the start of its drilling programme covering…

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Shell to Commence Exploration Drilling In Tanzania’s Blocks 1 and 4

Shell will in the coming weeks re-commence exploration drilling in Blocks 1 and 4 and a 2 well programme has…

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ONGC Videsh Sponsors Mozambique, South Sudan students to Study in India

A delegation of five students from Mozambique arrived recently in Delhi under the CSR initiative of ONGC Videsh to pursue…

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BG Group opens 2016 Post-Graduate Scholarships for Tanzania

The annual BG Group scholarship that offers 10 scholarships each year to Tanzanian graduates to study for Masters of Science…

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Octant Energy To Purchase Afren Assets in Tanzania and Kenya

Canada-based oil and gas company Octant Energy Corp. has announced that it has entered into three agreements with subsidiary companies…

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Afren Receives 15 Month Extension in Kenya’s Block 1

The government of Kenya through the Ministry of Energy has granted Afren through its subsidiary East African Exploration (EAX) a…