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Total Takes Over Maersk Assets in Kenya Commits to Lokichar to Lamu Pipeline Route

The Kenya government has given a greenlight to the acquisition of Maersk Oil and Gas assets in Kenya by Total…

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Upstream Activity to shift to Lamu, Mandera Basins in 2018

A majority of seismic and drilling activity in Kenya will concentrate in the Lamu and Mandera basins this year away…

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Kenya Seeks for Expert in South Lokichar blocks Hydrocarbon Audit

The ministry of energy and petroleum (MoEP) through the Kenya Petroleum Technical Assistance Project (KEPTAP) has requested for an expression…

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Kenya’s National Oil Corporation to Dual List in Nairobi and London in 2019

The government of Kenya plans to raise $1 billion by listing the state owned National Oil Corporation at the Nairobi…

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Total Gets Stake in Turkana Following acquisition of Maersk Oil

Total has announced that the Boards of Total and A.P. Møller – Mærsk have both approved the acquisition of 100% of the equity of…

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Tullow Oil Hits Dry Well at Kenya’s Block 13T Etiir-1

The Etiir-1 exploration well, which targeted a large, shallow, structural closure immediately to the west of the Greater Etom structure,…

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With a History of Tax Disputes in Oil & Gas Industry: Shall Kenya be an Exception to Explorers?

Kenya is currently the second leading East African country with estimated 750 million barrels in only two blocks that is…

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Tullow Oil Announces Oil Discovery at Kenya’s Emekuya well

Tullow Oil has announced that the Emekuya-1 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya has encountered around 75 metres of net…

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Drilling Commences at Emekuya Well in Kenya’s Block 13T

The Emekuya exploration well targeting the north-eastern flank of the Etom Complex has spud according to the latest update from…

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FID for Kenya’s Blocks 10BB and 13T Expected by 2018

Blocks 10BB and 13T operator Tullow Oil has said it expects the Final Investment Decision for the Kenya Full Field…