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Tullow Announces Fifth Consecutive Oil Discovery In Kenya

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa-focused Tullow Oil Plc has struck oil at the Agete-1 well in northern Kenya, its fifth consecutive discovery since it began drilling in a region that is a new frontier for oil and natural gas exploration.

Kenya Oil Potential Five Times Initial Estimates

AFRICANGLOBE - Canadian oil exploration firm Africa Oil announced a five-fold increase in its estimate of the oil reserves in Turkana County's South Lokichar Basin after a year of testing in the area, Kenya's Daily Nation reported Tuesday (September 3rd).

Kenya Moves Closer to Becoming an Oil Producing Country

AFRICANGLOBE - Kenya is moving closer to being an oil producing country after the British based exploration firm Tullow Oil Plc announced on Wednesday that the fourth test on oil deposits at Twiga South-1 well has for the first time showed real signs of being commercially viable. The four tests on the deposits were carried out between January and February this year.

South Africa In Offshore Oil, Gas Exploration Deal

The world's largest publicly traded oil and gas company, Exxon Mobil, has signed an agreement to begin offshore exploration activities on the east coast of South Africa through its affiliate ExxonMobil Exploration and Production South Africa, the company announced on Monday.

Kenya Strikes Natural Gas in Lamu Basin

Australian firm Pancontinental Oil and Gas Limited (PCL) on Monday said it has struck natural gas at L8 block on Kenya's offshore. PCL said it...

Who Will Benefit From East Africa’s Oil and Gas?

In the small village of Mikindani on the south-eastern coast of Tanzania, World Bank-funded roads sit alongside shattered coral from dynamite fishing and poor...

More Oil Discovered in Kenya

The ongoing oil exploration in kenya's Turkana County has yielded an additional 80 meters of oil bearing column at the Ngamia 1 drilling site. The...

Mining Firms Flock to Zambia, Govt Grants over a 1000 Licences

The Zambian Government has granted more than 1,000 mining licences for small and large scale operations in response to the surge in mining and exploration activities.