2D seismic Acquisition Commences on the Odewayne & SL-10B/13 Blocks, Somaliland

Odewayne and SL-10B/13 Blocks operator Genel Energy has said that 2D seismic acquisition project commenced in March as part of a Somaliland government owned speculative 2D seismic acquisition project and … Read More

Sterling Energy Revises Farmout Agreement For Odewayne Block, Somaliland

Sterling Energy has announced that it has agreed with Petrosoma Limited to revised terms of the Farmout Agreement between Sterling Energy (East Africa) Limited (SEEAL) and Petrosoma dated October 2013. … Read More

Jacka Resources Still Considering Withdrawal from Tanzania’s Ruhuhu Block

Ruhuhu Basin operator Jacka Resources has said it is considering the negotiated withdrawal of Tanzania’s Ruhuhu Block after an unsuccessful farm-out campaign it initiated in September 2014. This is the … Read More

Uncertainty over legitimacy of PSC’s in Somalia keeps explorers at bay

Over the past few months a number of explorers searching for oil and gas in Puntland and Somaliland have closed shop as border wrangles between the autonomous states Somalia continue. … Read More

Oil Potential in Tanzania’s Ruhuhu Block placed at 3.6 BOE

Australian explorer Jacka Resources has said a prospective resource assessment at the Ruhuhu Block has set the highest estimate at 3.6 billion barrels of oil in both convectional and unconventional … Read More

Jacka Resources initiates Tanzania’s Ruhuhu Block farm-out campaign

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Jacka Resources has announced it has initiated a farm-out campaign after being approached by a number of parties interested in the license in its Ruhuhu Block. This continues … Read More

Jacka Resources executives to leave company in Q4 2014

Jacka resources, a company with core focus is in North Africa, West African Transform Margin and East Africa rift basins has announced that the managing director and the chief financial … Read More