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Shell To Commence Frontier Seeps Survey in Blocks L10A, L10B Offshore Kenya

Shell/BG Kenya have awarded Fugro a contract for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons…

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Pancontinental Oil and Gas seeks farminee in Kenyan blocks

Australian explorer Pancontinental Oil and Gas has said it is seeking farminee for additional drilling post-Sunbird discovery in blocks L10A…

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FAR farmout deal in Kenya’s Block L6 unlikely in 2014

Australian explorer FAR Ltd has said that its expected farmout in Block L6 where the company has a 60% interest…

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Kenya’s sunbird-1 offshore well discovery misses commercial threshold

The sunbird-1 well in Kenya’s offshore block L10A that which showed oil and gas samples did not register enough reserves…

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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…

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Kenya’s Block 9 gas discovery over 1Tcf

The recent gas discoveries in the sala prospect were over 1Tcf according to the cabinet secretary for energy Davis chirchir….

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Kenya confirms first oil deposits offshore

Pancontinental Oil and Gas has announced that after lengthy analysis, it has been verified that the recently completed Sunbird-1 well…

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Pancontinental receives 12 months license extension in Block L10B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Pancontinental Oil & Gas has announced that the Kenyan government has granted it a 12-month extension to the…

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Exploration in Kenya’s Block L10A to continue as Sunbird-1 analysis continue

JV partner Pancontinental Oil and Gas has advised that the BG Group-operated Sunbird-1 well off the southern Kenyan coast has been completed and the well…

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Lamu offshore well to be “plugged and abandoned”

Pancontinental Oil and Gas NL has provided an update regarding the Sunbird-1 exploration well in area L10A offshore southern Kenya….