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Tullow To Begin Kenyan Oil Production In 2017

AFRICANGLOBE - Tullow oil has placed a 2017 time frame, in line with the government’s target, to commence oil production after describing the oil as that of a “high quality and of international marketable standard.”

Oil Firm Disclosures Torpedo Big Oil’s Campaign For Secrecy

AFRICANGLOBE - The UK company Tullow Oil today became the world's first extractive firm to publish details of its revenue payments to governments broken down by each project the company operates worldwide.

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).

Tullow Strikes Another Oil Field in Kenya

AFRICANGLOBE - London listed multinational Tullow Oil which has been exploring oil in Kenya has announced the discovery of another oil well further raising the prospects of Kenya in joining the league of oil producers.

Oil Rush in Mozambique After World’s Largest Natural Gas Discoveries

AFRICANGLOBE - Statoil and Tullow Oil are finishing a well aimed at achieving the first commercial oil discovery in Mozambique, the East African country where explorers have made the century’s largest natural gas discoveries.

“Too Early” to Conclude Oil Discovery In Ethiopia Says Hailemariam Desalegn

AFRICANGLOBE - Ethiopian Prime Minister, Hailemariam Desalegn, said that recent reports alleging oil discovery in the horn of Africa’s nation are misleading. Addressing a parliament session on Tuesday Hailemariam told lawmakers that.

Kenya: Oil Expectations Rise in 2013

AFRICANGLOBE - Kenya has no officially confirmed commercial oil deposits yet but the year 2012 will remain the best for Kenya's quest to join the league of oil producers. For a country which a year ago had no reason to think of ever becoming an oil producer, two wells at appraisal stage in Northern Kenya and gas finds at the coast is exciting.

Tullow Oil Discovers More Oil in Kenya

AFRICANGLOBE - Tullow Oil plc says it has discovered 30 metres of net oil pay at the Twiga South-1 well in Block 13T, which...

Exploration Firm Strikes More Oil in Kenya

Exploration firm Tullow Oil plc on Wednesday announced a fresh discovery of oil deposits at Twiga South-1 exploration well, on Block 13T in Northern...

Total To Invest $650m On Ugandan Oil Wells

Following the acquisition of a third of the Ugandan oil blocks belonging to British explorer Tullow Oil, Total plans to expend $650 million on...

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...

Kenya Oil Discovery – Is an Oil Refinery in Uganda Still...

The discovery of oil in Kenya has raised a complex question - Is it still viable to build a refinery in Uganda or not? Following...

History is Made as Kenya Strikes Oil

Tullow Oil has confirmed that it struck oil in its Turkana oil field. The discovery was made last year but the company had said...

Lessons From Uganda’s Oil Agreements With Investors

Earlier this month Uganda announced that it had signed the much delayed oil production agreements with Tullow Oil, the main investor in the upstream...