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Kenya pegs faster Vision 2030 gains on oil and gas finds

 NAIROBI: Kenya is betting on the recent oil discoveries to achieve its vision of becoming a middle-income economy ahead of the 2030 deadline. The Vision 2030 Delivery Secretariat expects the nascent industry to reach major milestones a few years after commercial production starts in 2020. Oil and gas were recently included in the list of key sectors that are expected to play a critical role in driving the economy to achieve the Vision.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 22nd November 2016

East Africa: Oil & Gas Industry Has Huge Potential, Well Placed to Help - UK Govt

“Over 50 years of experience in North Sea oil and gas has given the UK a global competence in all aspects of exploration and production. The oil and gas industry supports over 375,000 jobs in the UK. The top two UK firms listed by market capitalization are in the extractives industry … and there is a wealth of UK companies leading the way in designing, financing and implementing oil and gas construction projects across the.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 18th November 2016

SHELL, JV PARTNERS GEAR UP TO COMMENCE DRILLING PROGRAMME IN TANZANIA

Shell and its joint venture partners, Pavilion Energy and Ophir Energy have announced the start of its drilling programme covering two wells in Block 1 and 4, located in the Mafia Deep basin off Tanzania.   The rig supporting the programme – the Noble Globe Trotter 2 – is expected to commence operations towards the end of October 2016 and will be drilling in waters up to 2300 metres deep.   The joint venture partners.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 7th November 2016

Kenya in emergency road works for early oil exports

 The Government is moving to upgrade infrastructure as it readies to start moving crude oil from Turkana to Mombasa. Deputy President William Ruto yesterday commissioned the construction of roads between Lesseru in Eldoret and Amosing in Lokichar that will be used by trucks moving the crude oil from the oil fields of Turkana to Mombasa for export. The Kenya National Highways Authority (KeNHA) has awarded contracts to seven contractors,.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 3rd November 2016

Kenya amis for early oil exports by 2017: minister

 Kenyan finance minister Henry Rotich said Tuesday the initial exportation of 2,000 barrels of crude oil from Kenya in January 2017 would be an initial stage until the country completes the construction of an oil pipeline.   "We plan to do an early oil export," the Cabinet Secretary told a news conference in Nairobi, during the launch of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) Regional Economic Outlook. "We will begin to.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 26th October 2016

The race for oil and gas in Africa

 Africa is home to some of the world's fastest-growing economies, with many of them relying on oil for foreign exchange.   It is estimated that 57 percent of Africa's export earnings come from hydrocarbons. Proven oil reserves have grown by almost 150 percent, increasing from 53.4 billion barrels since 1980, to 130.3 billion barrels by the end of 2012.    The region is home to five of the top 30 oil-producing countries in.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 25th October 2016

East Africa is world’s new oil hotspot

East Africa is fast becoming one of the world’s most interesting oil and gas hotspots. Tullow Oil is a UK oil and gas exploration and production company, which has been on investors’ lips since the late 1980s. Today, they focus on finding and monetising oil in Africa. Recently, Tullow, Africa Oil and Maersk Oil have been drilling for and finding oil in the neglected northwest region of Turkana in Kenya. Out of a total land mass of.... Read more »

Posted on : Monday , 24th October 2016

How investing natural heritage can benefit African countries

 From the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)’s Virunga National Park, to Botswana’s Okavango Delta, to Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools and Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve, wondrous diversity and natural value make Africa’s natural heritage the envy of the world. Yet research by WWF in 2015 shows that 61 per cent of Africa’s natural World Heritage sites are threatened by concessions or activity by the extractives.... Read more »

Posted on : Friday , 21st October 2016

East Africa: Natural Gas Connections Vital Cog On the Path to Becoming East Africa's 'Power' House

Since sometime in 2012 or earlier than that, there were reports of the government's move to supply natural gas to homes--with a pilot project to connect homes in Mikocheni and international hotels.   The move was followed by inauguration of a distribution pipelines connecting homes and the hotels, raising new hopes of accessing the crucial energy more cheaply.   Three gas distribution centres are in place since 2014; in Sinza,.... Read more »

Posted on : Thursday , 20th October 2016

Swala Tanzania seeks $120m to fund oil exploration in East Africa

 Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) has engaged Exotix Partners to raise $120 million in corporate bonds for funding expansion in East Africa.   The Dar es Salaam Stock Exchange-listed firm recently acquired oil exploration interests in Burundi from Surestream Petroleum Ltd of Britain and intends to venture into other parts of Africa.   Surestream through a subsidiary, Surestream Petroleum (Burundi), owns block D around Lake.... Read more »

Posted on : Wednesday , 19th October 2016

East Africa: Households, Industries to Get Natural Gas Connections

Since sometime in 2012 or earlier than that, there were reports of the government's move to supply natural gas to homes--with a pilot project to connect homes in Mikocheni and international hotels.   The move was followed by inauguration of a distribution pipelines connecting homes and the hotels, raising new hopes of accessing the crucial energy more cheaply.   Three gas distribution centres are in place since 2014; in Sinza,.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th October 2016

Ethiopian government to set up petroleum and mineral exploration corporation

 The Ethiopian government is finalizing plans of setting up a giant corporation that will be involved in exploration, development and trading of petroleum, the exploration and development of minerals and the development of bio- fuel dubbed Ethiopian Minerals, Petroleum and Bio-Fuel Corporation with an authorized capital of $675 million.    The giant corporation under formation comprises three divisions ˗Petroleum, mining.... Read more »

Posted on : Tuesday , 18th October 2016



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