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Seismic Acquisition in Kenya’s Block 2A Paralyzed After Row With Local Community

Oil exploration in Wajir has been paralyzed for about a week after equipment being utilized in the ongoing 2D seismic…

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Tower Resources shuts its East Africa Office

Tower Resources has closed its East Africa regional office in Uganda from where it has been coordinating activities on its…

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Premier Oil withdraws from Kenya’s Block 2B

Kenya’s block 2B operator Taipan Resources has announced that its majority partner Premier Oil with 55% interest has exercised their…

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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…

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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…

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Badada-1 Well Drilling Update in Block-2B, onshore Kenya

  Taipan Resources through its Kenya-based subsidiary Lion Petroleum in its new update drilling operations for the Badada-1 well Block-2B,…

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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…

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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…

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Court lifts Temporary Injunction Order barring drilling of Badada-1 in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The high court in Nairobi has allowed Block 2B operator Taipan Resources to continue with drilling preparations after…

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Badada-1 well likely to delay as court injunction halts operations in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Taipan Resources  has announced that the Company’s wholly-owned Kenya-based subsidiary, Lion Petroleum Inc. has received a formal notice…