Simba Essel to carry out Additional Seismic in Kenya’s Block 2A Ahead of Drilling

Simba Essel has said it is contemplating additional seismic to further detail prospects identified in the last 2D seismic acquisition programme and to choose the best location for drilling with the … Read More

Simba, Essel Group Middle East complete 2D seismic data acquisition on block 2-A

Simba Energy and Essel Group Middle East have announced that the 2D seismic acquisition program on Block 2A in Wajir, Kenya has been successfully completed by Africa Geophysical Services Ltd (AGS). The … Read More

Simba Energy to drill well in Kenya’s Block 2A in Q4 2016

Canadian oil and gas explorer Simba Energy has said it expects to commence drilling operations in Kenya’s Block 2A (Wajir County) situated in the Anza and Mandera basin in the … Read More

Simba Energy to Commence 2D seismic in Kenya’s Block 2A in a fortnight

Kenya’s Block 2A operator Simba Energy has said it will commence the shooting of lines of 2D seismic in the next 7-12 days having already completed the necessary preparations. According … Read More

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 blocks to the existing 46 blocks that had earlier been … Read More

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- National Oil was incorporated in 1981 1984 GOK enacted new … Read More

Simba Energy Gets Kenya Government Greenlight for Block 2A Farm-in to Essel Group

Simba Energy has announced it has received formal approval from the Government of Kenya for its farm-in agreement with Essel Group. Under the terms of the farm-in agreement, Essel Group … Read More