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Swala Energy signals possible Farm-Out deal in East Africa in coming days

Australian company exploring the East African Rift System in Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia has said it is awaiting the receipt of…

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The Africa Energy Forum set for Dubai in just two weeks

The Africa Energy Forum is set to come up in Dubai in just two weeks’ time attracting some 456 unique…

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Rift Energy ready to drill in Kenya’s Block L19

Houston based exploration company Rift Energy has told its shareholders that it is ready to commence drilling operations even as…

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Extractive Industry Consultative Forum Kicks off in Nairobi

A two day consultative forum that has attracted leading experts from government, academia, civil society and the industry at large…

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Search for East Africa’s Crude Oil Pipeline Builder to start in 6 Months

The search for the builder for the 1300km pipeline running from Uganda’s Hoima region through Lokichar in Turkana all the…

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Marathon Oil seeks to offload blocks in Kenya and Ethiopia

Houston based Exploration Company Marathon Oil is said to have sought bids for of its onshore blocks in East Africa…

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Kenya Oil and Gas (upstream) sector fact file – shortened

Source: Ministry of Energy and Petroleum 1950-1992:  30 wells drilled by international oil companies in Kenya’s sedimentary basins. Two more…

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Maximum Fuel Prices 15th May – 14th June 2015

Source: Energy Regulatory Commission The average landed cost of imported Diesel increased by 2.68% from US$ 566.29 per ton in…

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Erin Energy appoints Christopher J. Hearne Senior VP and CFO

Sub-Sahara Africa focused oil and gas exploration company Erin Energy Corporation  has appointed Christopher J. Hearne as Senior Vice President and…

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Local Content Legislation Must Tackle Challenges Facing Local Players

As the Kenyan government gears on the formulation of a local content legislation that will ensure the participation of indigenous…