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Cooking-Gas Plants worth $125 Million Planned By Kenya Pipeline

 Managing Director Joe Sang of Kenya Pipeline Co said that the company has plans to build facilities worth $125 million to handle and store liquefied-petroleum-gas with a view to boosting cooking-gas use in the rapidly urbanizing nation.   The government in East Africa’s biggest economy has scrapped value-added tax on cooking gas and has subsidized the cost of 6-kilogram cylinders in a bid to make the fuel more attractive and.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 4th April 2018

Kenya Pipeline Boosts Oil-Storage Capacity By 22% with the Introduction of Tanks

 Managing Director Joe Sang said that Kenya Pipeline Co. will spend 5.3 billion shillings ($52 million) building four new tanks that will increase its storage space by more than a fifth.   KPC is adding capacity to meet growing demand for fuels in East Africa, the continent’s fastest growing sub-region, according to the African Development Bank. The additional tanks will store increased volume from a new pipeline being built.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 14th March 2018

Positive Emergence in Africas Gas Sector

 Gas discoveries worldwide have outsized oil finds by a ratio of two to one over the past two decades. Led by ‘colossal’ finds in East Africa, Africa’s gas reserves have risen by some two-thirds in recent years. The continent’s proven gas reserves of 503.3 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) at end-2016 (BP data) were mainly concentrated in Algeria, Egypt, and Nigeria – accounting for 92 percent of aggregate. The crown.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 12th March 2018

Kenya- Totalís Entry into Oil and Gas

 Kenya and East Africa as a whole have followed a long path in the exploration of oil and gas resources. On the back of soaring crude oil prices between 2004 and 2014, there was a rush of exploration interest in the region.    As promising exploration results were announced, the Big Oil players started to move in. Statoil, Shell (also in Kenya),   Petrobras and ExxonMobil are in Tanzania while ENI is established in.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 12th February 2018

Cheaper Gas Cylinders on Governments Agenda

 The government of Kenya will soon rollout a gas cylinder programme to facilitate the affordability of the product to its citizens.   Speaking at the Energy Parliamentary Committee meeting at English Point Marina in Mombasa, Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter said the programme would be rolled out in May.   Andrew Kamau, Petroleum Principal Secretary said the government will introduce a 6kg Liquid Petroleum Gas cylinder.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 12th February 2018

Kenya- Natural Gas Plant Project Revived

 After dropping the project in 2018, Kenya has made a U-turn and renewed plans to build its first natural gas-fired power plant in Mombasa.   Energy secretary Charles Keter has initiated fresh talks with the Treasury in preparing a financing structure for the 700-megawatt (MW) power plant that the government seeks to implement together with a private investor under the public-private partnership model.   In 2016, the ministry.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 16th January 2018

Huge Potential in the Oil and Gas Sector

 Since 2014, Oil prices have recorded the strongest start to a calendar year, with crude oil opening at over $60 a barrel. Oil prices collapsed from almost $120 a barrel in June 2014 due to weak demand, a strong dollar and a booming shale production in the USA.   The biggest oil producers, Russia and Saudi Arabia, have continued to strengthen their collaboration in the oil and gas industry. This is one relationship that we should.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 16th January 2018

Total Cooking Gas Customers to Verify Fuel Validity via SMS

 A new service has been introduced by Total Kenya for its cooking gas customers to use their phones to verify validity of the fuel they are buying to avert accidents linked to illegal refilling by unscrupulous dealers.   To verify, customers will have to scratch the label attached to the gas cylinders and text a unique code to 38353. This will be free service   The campaign will help to remove counterfeit products out of the.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 9th January 2018

Kenya- Kenya Pipeline Company Storage Tanks Almost Complete.

 Kenya Pipeline Co. (KPC) is set to complete the construction of US$53 million worth of new fuel storage tanks in Nairobi soon to receive high volumes of products from the port of Mombasa.   KPC said Indian firm Prashanth Project Ltd (PPL) was currently working on four tanks with a capacity to store 133 million litres and Zakhem International Construction is at the tail-end of finishing a new pipeline from Mombasa to.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 6th January 2018

MAGUFULI WANTS 'FIRST OIL' BEFORE 2020

 John Magufuli wants investors, the governments of Uganda and Tanzania to accelerate the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP). Magufuli wants the pipeline to be constructed in the shortest time possible instead of waiting until 2020.   After completion of key infrastructures like the pipeline and the refinery, Uganda expects to start oil production. However, Magufuli believes that it can be done.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 5th December 2017

GAS CONSUMPTION TO RISE BY 30PC IN 2017

Utilization of dry gas in Tanzania is set to increase to 1.7 billion cubic meters from 1.3 billion cubic meters last year.   London-based Business Monitor International (BMI) Research, which provides macroeconomic, industry and financial market analysis in 24 industries and 200 global markets, says Tanzania has per capita gas consumption of 15.9 cubic meters while the reserve is 1.6 trillion cubic meters.   David Earnshaw, Laura.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 5th December 2017

KENYA- PROJECTS TO IMPROVE OIL SUPPLY LOGISTICS

 To enhance the availability of fuel at home and in the neighboring countries the Kenya Pipeline Company (KPC) is undertaking a number of petroleum infrastructure projects.    They include the enhancement of storage capacity, the replacement of pipelines, and investment in loading facilities.   With efficient infrastructure, Kenya is assured of a adequate, reliable, and cost-effective supply of petroleum products across.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 30th November 2017



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