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CEPSA Withdraws From Kenya’s Block 11A

CEPSA Kenya Limited, an affiliate of Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A.U. has withdrawn from Block 11A months after the unsuccessful…

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Tarach 1 Well Now classified as Dry – CEPSA

The Tarach 1 well drilled in April 2016 was dry as earlier reported by OilNews Kenya according to the latest…

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ERHC Reports Oil & Gas Shows At Kenya’s Tarach-1 Well

American explorer ERHC has said it encountered significant oil shows and highly-elevated gas readings at the Tarach-1 well located in…

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CEPSA, ERHC Hit Dry Well at Kenya’s Block 11A Tarach-1

Earlier reports by OilNews Kenya that the Tarach-1 well in Block 11A was disappointing have now been confirmed with the…

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Tarach-1 well in Kenya’s Block 11A cost CEPSA, ERHC over $25M

The Tarach-1 well which commenced drilling on April 14th 2016 in Block 11A could have cost the two joint venture…

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New U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rules To Improve Transparency, Accountability – KCSPOG

The Kenya Civil Society Platform on Oil and Gas (KCSPOG) has welcomed the adoption of the new rules for resource…

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CEPSA, ERHC Disappointed at Kenya’s Block 11A Tarach-1 well – Source

OilNews Kenya has learnt that the search for oil and gas at Tarach-1 in Kenya’s Block 11A has not been…

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Majority of Petroleum Rights Holding Companies in Kenya Incorporated in Tax Havens

A report by Oxfam dubbed The Use of Tax Havens in the Ownership of Kenyan Petroleum Rights shows that all…

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Why all eyes are on CEPSA’s Tarach-1 well in Kenya

2016 has been a rather hard year for the upstream sector globally which has led to job cuts, trimming of…

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CEPSA, ERHC Commence Drilling At Tarach-1 Prospect in Kenya’s Block 11A

The SMP drilling rig has spud at the wildcat Tarach-1 drilling prospect (situated in the central part of the Tarach…