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Lobby Group Wants Petroleum Bill to Offer Clearer Mandates Between Various Government Agencies

The Kenya Oil and Gas Working Group has called on parliament to better define the roles of the petroleum cabinet…

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Baringo County Residents Embrace Baringo-Silali Geothermal Project

Residents of the Baringo County have embraced the Geothermal Development Corporation’s (GDC’s) Baringo-Silali Project and urged GDC to commence the…

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Lobby Group Raises Alarm Over Pate 2 well Drilling in Lamu

The Kenya Oil and Gas working group (KOGWG) has written to the national environmental management agency (NEMA) asking for more…

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China’s Greatwall Bags Lamu’s Pate 2 Well Drilling Contract

Greatwall Drilling Company Ltd has been contracted to drill Pate 2 well in Zarara Oil and Gas operated Block L4…

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Report Evaluates Challenges in Kenya’s Nascent Upstream Sector

A recently released strategic environmental and social assessment initial report for the petroleum sector in Kenya shows a multitude of…

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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…

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KenGen secures Ksh6.9b from France for Meru Wind Park

Kenya’s renewable energy development has received a major boost after the Kenya Electricity Generating Company (KenGen) signed a Memorandum of…

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Tullow Oil to drill first exploration well in Kenya’s Block 12A

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Tullow Kenya is to drill its first exploration oil well in Elgeyo Marakwet later this year, as the…

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Afren plans 2D seismic in H2 2014 in Kenya’s block 1

Afren plans to carry a 290 km 2D seismic in block 1 as it prepares to drill an exploration well…

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Can Uganda’s National Enviromental Management Authority Police Oil Companies?

Story by The Observer An investigation by The Observer has revealed that oil companies engage small and unlicensed companies to…