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Africa Oil Relinquishes Kenya’s Block 9

Block 9 operator Africa Oil has submitted a notice to the Government of Kenya relinquishing its interest in the block leaving Delonex as…

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Africa Oil To Acquire 3D Seismic in Kenya’s Block 9 Ahead of Any Additional Drilling

Block 9 operator Canadian explorer Africa Oil is unlikely to carry out any further drilling in the license until there…

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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…

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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…

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Marathon Oil Exits from Kenya and Ethiopia

Almost six months after Marathon Oil announced it had sought bids for of its onshore blocks in East Africa the…

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Sala-2 well in Kenya’s Block 9 disappoints

Sala-2 appraisal well in Block 9 has failed to find any significant hydrocarbons updip from Sala-1 gas discovery according to…

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Tower Resources more hopeful of oil find rather than gas in Kenya’s Block 2B

Tower Resources is more hopeful of an oil find unlike a gas find in Kenya;s block 2B Badada-1 well exploration…

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Vanoil seeks $150 million in suit against the Government of Kenya

Vanoil Energy Ltd. has commenced an international arbitration against the Government of Kenya after the minister for Energy Davis Chirchir declined…

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Badada-1 well set to spud in late 2014/early 2015

Tower resources has announced that following the completion of the farm in to block 2B it is now readying to…

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Africa Oil, Marathon Oil initiate drilling of Sala-2 appraisal well

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Africa Oil and its partner in block 9 Marathon have announced the start of drilling of the Sala-2…