Vanoil seeks $150 million in suit against the Government of Kenya

Vanoil Energy Ltd. has commenced an international arbitration against the Government of Kenya after the minister for Energy Davis Chirchir declined to renew the company’s exploration licenses citing speculation. In the suit … Read More

More Oil blocks expected to be relinquished in 2014/15 – Experts

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] More companies are expected to lose their blocks in Kenya as a result of relinquishments in the coming months. This is in compliance to their production sharing contracts that … Read More

Government to push for a consolidated local content legislation

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The government has announced that it will be shelving proposals to have local content inclusions into the energy and mining bill which are set to be debated in … Read More

First local content convection kicks off in Nairobi

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The first local content convection began with uniform calls for support for local business players involvement into the oil and gas sector so that they can also benefit … Read More

Kenya’s parliament backs Vanoil Energy license cancellation

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] The energy and transportation committee has backed the decision to terminate the oil exploration license of Vanoil Energy in January this year. In a report tabled in parliament … Read More