Erin Energy Intensifies efforts to find farm-in partner for Kenya offshore Blocks L-27, L-28

American explorer has said it has intensified efforts to identify and farm in partners in order to share exploration costs and risks in the ultra-deep water offshore blocks, L-27 and … Read More


CAMAC Energy has announced today the successful completion of its onshore 2D seismic acquisitions on blocks L-1B and L-16 in the Republic of Kenya. The 2D seismic program whose contract … Read More

Thousands of oil industry jobs at stake as companies reduce costs

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] Keeping a job in the upstream sector of the global oil and gas industry is seemingly becoming harder by the day as companies streamline operations to reduce costs … Read More

Dolphin announces new 3D streamer acquisition technology purchase from WesternGeco

Dolphin has purchased the proven WesternGeco Q-Marine* point-receiver marine seismic system for the Polar Empress following the previous announcement that a selection of next generation streamer technology would be made … Read More

Schlumberger reduces seismic fleet as deepwater exploration spending falls

The world’s largest oilfield services company Schlumberger has announced it will be reducing its WesternGeco fleet as lower commodity prices lead to short-term cost cutting measures by exploration companies. According … Read More

CAMAC Energy to acquire 2D Seismic In Kenya’s blocks L16 and L1B

CAMAC Energy Inc. has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, CAMAC Energy Kenya Limited, has awarded seismic contracts for the acquisition of 2D seismic surveys on Block L1B onshore Kenya, … Read More

Statoil , ExxonMobil CNOOC fight for Tanzania’s Block 4/3A

[twitter-follow screen_name=’oilnewskenya’] China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC)  Statoil  and ExxonMobil will have to wait and see who gets the offshore block 4/3A after the three companies submitted bids for … Read More