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ENOC Africa Set to Further Invest in East Africa's Oil Terminal, Storage Facilities

 In a bid to create reliable petroleum products market in the country, a subsidiary of Dubai government owned oil firm Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC Africa) operating in the country is expected to invest heavily in terminal and oil storage facilities.   The move is expected to immensely increase oil supply in the local market and the region at large.   ENOC Africa is a joint venture company between Petro (T) Limited, a.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd September 2014

East African Oil & Gas Market -Investment Opportunities

 Upstream & Midstream Spending in Tanzania, Mozambique, Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, South Sudan & Somalia   East Africa is fast becoming one of the world's most interesting oil and gas hotspots. For many years the area was neglected by the world's oil and gas industry, and even in Africa it was overshadowed by the rapid development in West Africa and the established markets in North Africa. However, with the discovery of both oil.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd September 2014

Tanzania: Local Communities in Gas Producing Areas to Get Three Percent

 ANNE ROBI AS the nation prepares to introduce a policy to guide the petroleum sub sector in the country, the government has said that three per cent of the revenues to be collected from the resource would be provided to the municipalities in which it would be explored to benefit local communities.   Principal Geologist in the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, Mr Adam Zuberi made the revelation in Dar es Salaam on Friday.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd September 2014

Uganda Oil Levels Rise By 3 Billion Barrels

 Kampala — Uganda's oil and gas resource deposits have risen from 3.5 billion barrels to 6.5 billion barrels writes BAZ WAISWA.   The Commissioner for Petroleum Exploration and Production Department in the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development, Ernest Rubondo, disclosed this last week.   However he clarified there has been a very small increase in the amount of recoverable oil from 1.2 billion barrels (of the 3.5.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 2nd September 2014

Kenya:Tax capital gains only after discovery, says oil, gas industry

 A Swedish investor wants to test Kisumu’s real estate appetite with Sh48-million villas. Fred Andersson, owner of Coromandele Investment Ltd is putting up 30 villas priced at Sh38.5million and Sh48.5million at Riat Hills, 3km from Kisumu International Airport.He said each unit would comprise four bedrooms all ensuite, walk-in in closet, expansive roof terrace with external Jacuzzi, two-room servant quarter and free flowing open plan.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 1st September 2014

Oil explorer Afren seeks clearance ahead of Wajir drilling

 London Stock Exchange-listed oil explorer Afren Plc has filed environmental disclosures ahead of drilling exploratory wells in Mandera and Wajir in the coming months. Afren’s drilling will be in Bur Wein area in El Wak, Mandera County and at Konton in Wajir County, both falling in Block-1 of the Mandera Basin.The company whose top officials were last week suspended over making illegal payments is looking to drill in the area at a.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 1st September 2014

Uganda s crude oil reserves estimates nearly double in new adjustment

 Uganda’s petroleum exploration and production department has put its estimated crude oil reserves at 6.5 billion barrels from the previous 3.5 billion barrels.   The department is quoted by Wall Street Journal saying that the new figures follow the appraisal of oil blocks held by Tullow oil, Cnooc limted and Total S.A.   “The increase in resources is an achievement given that with improved technology, the.... Read more »

Posted on : Saturday , 30th August 2014

Oil & Gas Basin Opens in Kenya

 Murmurs that Kenya is about to become a major petroleum province have now reached a dull roar. Africa Oil (AOI-TSX) announced it has made a major gas discovery (six million cubic feet per day) at the Sala-1 well on Block 9 onshore Kenya, significantly de-risking the "string of pearls" play along the margins of the Anza basin. "We are very excited about the opening of a new basin," stated Africa Oil chief executive.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 29th August 2014

TDPC to lay gas pipelines in Tanzanian city

 Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation (TDPC) has plans of laying gas pipelines along main roads in Dar es Salaam for the distribution of natural gas in the city Malik Munisi, public relations officer of TDPC, said that a joint venture between TDPC and private entities would enable the development of pipelines along the city’s main roads to nearby houses. This project is based on a pilot assignment undertaken at Mikochemi.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 28th August 2014

UK oil firms keen to expand in East Africa

 Based on a survey conducted by the Bank of Scotland, UK oil and gas companies are keen on expanding international operations with East Africa emerging as a prime area The survey was conducted across 100 UK-based oil and gas firms and the report stated that international income will amount to 44 per cent of the annual turnover of these firms.  Of the 100 companies surveyed, 64 cited overseas expansion as their top priority. East.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 28th August 2014

Investment in Africa's Oil, Gas to Increase Through 2016

 The Managing Director of baker Hughes Nigeria, Mr. Ayo Shote has predicted that investment in Africa's oil and gas business would increase beyond 2016. ‎Speaking at the company's Techno Day conference and Exhibition held recently in Lagos, Shote explained that these investments will continue to come into Africa because of huge potentials in Africa's oil and gas business.  He identified key focus of this growth to include West.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 28th August 2014

Nairobi: Dar es Salaam set to join Africa's Super 10 cities

 Rapid economic growth, coupled with discovery of large deposits of oil and gas, are likely to see both Nairobi and Dar es Salaam join the top 10 "super cities" of Africa by 2030, according to a new report.   The report by United Kingdom-based international firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) also predicts that Dar es Salaam will become a bigger city than London by 2030.   The London-based professional services network.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 28th August 2014



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