Tanzania Hopes for FID on its Offshore LNG Projects as Discussions with IOCs Commence

Tanzania through its Minister for Energy January Makamba has reported that the government has started negotiations for the $30bn Tanzania LNG project with international oil companies including and Shell, Equinor, … Read More

Majority of Petroleum Rights Holding Companies in Kenya Incorporated in Tax Havens

A report by Oxfam dubbed The Use of Tax Havens in the Ownership of Kenyan Petroleum Rights shows that all but five companies that hold petroleum exploration rights have at … Read More

Scotland’s Oil and Gas sector sets its sights on East Africa

With some of the largest offshore gas fields in the world, no local supply chain and an immediate and significant demand for skilled workers, East Africa creates significant opportunities for … Read More

Ophir Energy discovers 1.03TCF of gas in Tanzania’s Kamba and Fulusi prospects

Ophir Energy has  announced Kamba-1 well in Block 4 has resulted in gas discoveries of 1.03TCF in the Kamba and Fulusi prospects. The well was drilled by the Deepsea Metro … Read More

FAR Ltd delays 2D seismic acquisition in Kenya’s Block L6 over security concerns

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] FAR has said it has delayed a planned onshore well and an onshore 2D seismic survey and associated processing and interpretation in Northern part of coast Kenya due … Read More