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Qatar Petroleum acquires interest in three offshore Kenya blocks in deal with Eni and Total

Qatar Petroleum has acquired three offshore blocks (L11A, L11B and L12) in Kenya after closing a deal with Eni and…

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Upstream Activity to shift to Lamu, Mandera Basins in 2018

A majority of seismic and drilling activity in Kenya will concentrate in the Lamu and Mandera basins this year away…

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Insecurity Hampers Operations in Kenya’s Block L6

Australian explorer and block L6 onshore operator FAR Ltd has formally notified the Ministry of Energy & Petroleum in Kenya…

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Zarara’s Pate 2 well on schedule to spud in April 2017

Plans to drill the Pate 2 well in Kenya’s Lamu basin’s block L4 are on course with well designing by…

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Zarara Oil & Gas in CSR Drive in Lamu County Ahead of Pate-2 Drilling

Zarara Oil and Gas a subsidiary of Midway Resources (MRI) the operator in Lamu basins block L4 and L13 has…

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Kenya halts oil exploration in Eni’s offshore blocks

Kenya has said it has suspended oil exploration in the disputed part of the Indian Ocean, where Italian giant Eni…

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Erin Energy To Acquire Additional Seismic in Kenya’s Blocks L1B & L16

Block L1B and L16 operator Erin Energy has said it plans to design and acquire additional seismic data in 2017…

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Kenya to auction 17 new Oil Exploration Blocks in 2017

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has in a gazette notice said it has created an additional 17 new exploration…

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History Of Oil Exploration In Kenya (1950 To 2010)

1950’S – Oil exploration commenced 1960 to 1984 – 16 wells drilled mainly in the Lamu and Anza basins 1981-…

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Lamu Oil and Gas to acquire infill 2D seismic in Kenya’s Block L14 in Q3 2016

Lamu Oil and Gas a joint venture by Edgo Energy and QFB has agreed a 2D seismic program with Kenya’s…