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Industry Consultant: There's Still Oil to Find in East Africa
Thursday, March 16, 2017 There is still oil to discover in East Africa, suggests PetroMall consultant Mike Rego.

Pirates Demand Ransom For Tanker Seized Off Somalia
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 Pirates off the coast of Somalia, who hijacked an oil tanker with 8 Sri Lankan crew on board, are demanding a ransom for the release of the vessel, the EU Naval Force says.

Somali Pirates Hijack First Commercial Ship Since 2012
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 Pirates hijack an oil tanker with 8 Sri Lankan crew onboard, a Somali official says.

Future Giant Discoveries Could be Lurking Offshore South Africa
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Future giant discoveries may be lurking in the Outeniqua Basin offshore South Africa, according to Anongporn Intawong, a team leader geologist at Spectrum.

Somali President Appoints Oil Firm Executive As PM
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Somalia's newly elected president appoints the country director of British firm Soma Oil and Gas as the new prime minister.

Unite: Government Must Create Sustainable Future for Scottish Oil Sector
Friday, February 17, 2017 UK union Unite calls on the Scottish and Westminster governments to get together and develop a sustainable future for the Scottish oil and gas industry.

Ideal Employer Survey: Africa's Top 10 Companies
Tuesday, February 07, 2017 As Africa's energy demand rises, the continent's refiners increasingly focus on cutting sulfur from fuels. Meanwhile, its stable of E&P firms faces challenges to growth.

Ideal Employer Survey: Africa Values Safety the Most
Monday, January 16, 2017 Out of all the continents featured in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Survey, respondents from Africa valued safety the most.

Angolan Lawyers Appeal Ruling On President Naming Daughter Oil CEO
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Angolan lawyers, who argue that President Jose Eduardo dos Santos' billionaire daughter was illegally appointed as the chief executive of the state oil company, have applied for their case to be heard in court.

Ugandan Hydrocarbon Industry Could Create Thousands of Well-Paid Jobs
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Uganda's growing oil and gas industry could create thousands of well paid jobs, although its development is likely to be subjected to delays.

UK Says East Africa Holds Huge Opportunities, Govt Well Placed to Help
Thursday, November 17, 2016 The UK government has stated that it is well placed to help the East African oil and gas industry, which it described as holding huge opportunities.