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Exxon Mobil Seeks to Exit Tanzania’s Offshore Block 2

U.S explorer and world’s largest public listed oil and gas company Exxon Mobil is reported to be ditching Tanzania for…

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Statoil to drill in Block 2 Tanzania in Q1 2018

Block 2 Statoil operator plans to drill one-well drilling program offshore Tanzania in Q1 2018 and has already contracted Ocen…

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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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Tanzania to spend $6 million to acquire Lindi’s LNG terminal land

The Tanzanian government has said it plans to spend $6 million in the fiscal year 2015/16 of acquire land for…

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Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum eye Anadarko’s Mozambique Assets

Rumors are rife that Exxon Mobil and Qatar Petroleum are eyeing Anadarko’s Mozambique  assets in what is set to become…

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Shell set to make a major comeback in East Africa with acquisition of BG Group

The announced offer of  acquisition of the BG Group by Royal Dutch Shell in a deal expected to be in…

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Statoil makes eighth natural gas discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania

Statoil has announced that the Mdalasini-1 exploration well has resulted in a new natural gas discovery offshore Tanzania encountering an…

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Statoil confirms Eldar Sætre as CEO

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Statoil has confirmed the appointment of Eldar Sætre  as new CEO after four months  as acting as president…

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Statoil, Exxon Mobil discover an additional 1.2TCF in Giligiliani-1 well offshore Tanzania

Statoil and co-venturer Exxon Mobil have announced that the Giligiliani-1 exploration well has resulted in a new natural gas discovery…

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Tullow Oil loses Uganda’s Ngassa oil field

The Ugandan government has repossessed the Ngassa oilfield from British explorer Tullow Oil after the company failed to keep up…