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Kenya starts Search for Design Contractor for its $2 billion Crude Oil Pipeline

The Ministry of Energy and Petroleum has invited eight bids from firms hoping to undertake the Front End Engineering Design…

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Charles Keter Retains Energy and Petroleum Ministry Docket

Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has reappointed ministry of energy and petroleum cabinet secretary Charles Keter to head his former ministry…

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Kenya Seeks for Expert in South Lokichar blocks Hydrocarbon Audit

The ministry of energy and petroleum (MoEP) through the Kenya Petroleum Technical Assistance Project (KEPTAP) has requested for an expression…

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CEPSA Kenya Limited, an affiliate of Compañía Española de Petróleos, S.A.U. has withdrawn from Block 11A months after the unsuccessful…

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With a History of Tax Disputes in Oil & Gas Industry: Shall Kenya be an Exception to Explorers?

Kenya is currently the second leading East African country with estimated 750 million barrels in only two blocks that is…

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Kenya, The London Stock Exchange Group Sign Mou To Raise Capital For Kenya’s Energy Sector

Cabinet Secretary for Energy & Petroleum Hon. Charles Keter and Mr. Nikhil Rathi, CEO of London Stock Exchange Plc on Friday 26th  May 2017…

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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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Kenya Pipeline, Kenya Petroleum Refineries Sign EOPS Lease Agreement

Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) and Kenya Petroleum Refineries Limited (KPRL) today signed a 3 year lease agreement allowing Kenya Pipeline…

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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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Kenya’s Early Oil Pilot Scheme Not Expected To Generate Any ‘Significant Revenues’

The Kenyan government has rushed to cool down expectations resulting from the approval of the early oil pilot scheme project…