New Turkana crude finds will strengthen export assets value – May 30

SOURCE New Turkana crude finds will strengthen export assets value TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017 17:31 A TULLOW OIL EXPLORATION RIG IN TURKANA. FILE PHOTO | NMG  The recent announcement by the oil investors in Turkana that a new oil discovery has been made at Emekuya-1 well in Block 13T and an earlier discovery in January […]
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Africa Oil: Kenya Operations Update – April 26

SOURCE   NEWS RELEASES   Information posted is accurate at the time of posting, but may be superseded by subsequent press releases. Apr 26, 2017 Africa Oil: Kenya Operations Update View News Release in PDF Format VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 26, 2017) - Africa Oil Corp. (TSX:AOI)(OMX:AOI) (“Africa Oil”, “AOC” or the “Company”) is pleased to […]
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UAE-based oil firm acquires Essar Petroleum East Africa – July 2

Source: http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/business/uae-based-oil-firm-acquires-essar-petroleum-east-africa_1764901.html Creds to S2003. UAE-based oil firm acquires Essar Petroleum East Africa “The move will improve the company’s market share from the current 1.1 per cent and consolidate the firm in east Africa,” said Gulf Petrochem Group Managing Director Sudhir Goyel.  1 1Google +0 0 A UAE-based oil firm has acquired and renamed Essar Petroleum East Africa […]
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Kenya: Premier Oil exits Kenya Block-2B joint venture – May 28

Creds to flylow 28 May 2015 AIM-listed Tower Resources has provided an update on the status of Block-2B, onshore Kenya. Tower has received formal notification from Lion Petroleum, the wholly-owned Kenya-based subsidiary of Taipan Resources, and Operator of Block-2B, that Premier Oil has exercised its right to exit the joint venture with effect from 30 April 2015. Accordingly, Lion and Tower’s working interests […]
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Marathon Oil is looking for buyers in Kenya and Ethiopia… If a sale goes through it might help us evaluate AOI´s assets.

http://af.reuters.com/article/investingNews/idAFKBN0O106M20150516   (Credits to S2003)HOUSTON (Reuters) – Marathon Oil Corp is seeking bids for its interest in four onshore exploration blocks in East Africa as the oil and gas company focuses on drilling in U.S. shale formations, its advisor on the sale said on Friday.Marathon, like many other U.S. oil and gas companies, has in recent […]
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Royal Dutch Shell’s $70 billion takeover of BG Group Plc will put Europe¿s largest energy company in the middle of East Africa’s race to export natural gas

Source: http://www.worldoil.com/news/2015/5/13/shell-to-add-firepower-to-bg-assets-in-east-africa-lng-race  – Creds to S2003 LONDON (Bloomberg) — Royal Dutch Shell¿s $70 billion takeover of BG Group Plc will put Europe¿s largest energy company in the middle of East Africa¿s race to export natural gas and is set to boost the chances of Tanzania becoming a major supplier.The acquisition would include stakes in three blocks […]
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Kenya + Norway

Kenya hopes to learn from Norway’s experience in managing petroleum resources and the two nations could soon seal a long-term agreement on the matter. This was revealed at State House, Nairobi, on Tuesday when Norway’s new ambassador to Kenya presented his credentials to President Uhuru Kenyatta. Mr Victor Conrad Ronneberg said his country was pleased […]
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Operations update out

Big hits in Ngamia-3 and Amosing-2, mediocre hit in Etom, Ewoi with lackluster flows. Four planned new basin openers coming up in 2014. NEWS RELEASES Aug 28, 2014 Africa Oil Operational Update and Conference Call View News Release in PDF Format VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Aug. 28, 2014) - Africa Oil Corp. (“Africa Oil” or the “Company”) […]
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Africa Oil partners up with US giant General Electric in Kenya

It was announced today that GE will be working with Africa Oil in bringing the Sala gas to production in 15 months. “AFRICA OIL “GASFYND KENYA I PRODUKTION INOM 15 MÅN” – MEDIA (Direkt) 2014-08-15 12:09 STOCKHOLM (Direkt) Oljeprospekteringsbolaget Africa Oil har börjat arbeta tillsammans med amerikanska General Electric för att utveckla det stora gasfynd […]
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