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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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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…

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Octant Energy To Purchase Afren Assets in Tanzania and Kenya

Canada-based oil and gas company Octant Energy Corp. has announced that it has entered into three agreements with subsidiary companies…

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Tower Resources shuts its East Africa Office

Tower Resources has closed its East Africa regional office in Uganda from where it has been coordinating activities on its…

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Afren Receives 15 Month Extension in Kenya’s Block 1

The government of Kenya through the Ministry of Energy has granted Afren through its subsidiary East African Exploration (EAX) a…

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Premier Oil withdraws from Kenya’s Block 2B

Kenya’s block 2B operator Taipan Resources has announced that its majority partner Premier Oil with 55% interest has exercised their…

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Taipan Resources hits dry hole in Kenya’s Badada-1 well

Taipan Resources Inc Kenya-based subsidiary Lion Petroleum has announced that the Badada-1 well has been drilled to a total depth…

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Taipan Resources sues Afren for $10 million in damages in Kenya’s Block 1

Taipan Resources has announced that the Company’s Kenya based subsidiary Lion Petroleum Corp has commenced an arbitration action against East…

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Badada-1 Well Drilling Update in Kenya’s Block 2B

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Taipan Resources through its Kenya-based subsidiary Lion Petroleum has provided the following update on drilling operations for the…

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Drilling of Badada-1 well in Kenya’s Block 2B begins

Block 2B operator Taipan Resources through its subsidiary Lion Petroleum has announced that the GW-190 rig has spudded Badada-1 well…