Regional News: East & South Africa
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Tullow Well Comes up Dry Onshore Ethiopia
Monday, December 09, 2013 Tullow Oil reports that its Tultule-1 wildcat well onshore Ethiopia has come up dry.
Premier Withdraws from Kenyan Block
Monday, December 09, 2013 Premier Oil reports that it has withdrawn from Block L10A, offshore Kenya.
Statoil, ExxonMobil Find 2-3 Tcf of Gas Offshore Tanzania
Friday, December 06, 2013 Statoil and ExxonMobil make a fifth gas discovery in Block 2 offshore Tanzania.
Tanzania Assures Ophir Energy of Smooth Asset Sale
Thursday, December 05, 2013 Ophir Energy gets assurance from the Tanzanian government that its proposed $1.3 billion sale of natural gas assets will proceed smoothly.
Sterling Gets Govt Consent for Madagascar Farm-out
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Sterling Energy gets government consent to farm out 50 percent of the Ambilobe Block, offshore Madagascar.
Exec: GAIL India in Talks to Buy Stake in Tanzania Assets of Ophir
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 GAIL India is in talks to buy a stake in the Tanzanian assets of British oil explorer Ophir Energy, the Indian company's marketing head says.
Tullow Says Has Learnt Lesson Having 'Messed Up' In Kenya
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Tullow Oil learned its lesson after messing up in Kenya, where community protests over local jobs and contracts halted exploration last month, a senior company official says.
France's Total To Explore Offshore South Africa In 2014
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Total will drill an exploration well off the coast of South Africa in 2014 in a new phase of exploration also targeting Kenya and the Ivory Coast, a senior company official says.
Madagascar Oil Sees Crude Sales as Early as Next Year
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 Madagascar Oil, which began producing oil in May for its own steam generators, aims to have a plan approved next year to allow it to begin the country's first commercial sales, its chief operating officer says.
Tullow Finds More Oil Onshore Kenya
Friday, November 22, 2013 Tullow Oil reports an oil discovery at its Agete-1 exploration well onshore northern Kenya.
Ophir Successful in Appraising Mzia Discovery in Block 1 off Tanzania
Thursday, November 14, 2013 Ophir Energy reveals further success in appraising the Mzia discovery in Block 1, off Tanzania.
Pavilion Energy to Buy Stake in Tanzania Blocks for $1.29B
Thursday, November 14, 2013 Ophir Energy inks agreement to sell a 20 percent stake in Blocks 1, 3 and 4 off Tanzania to Singapore's Pavilion Energy for $1.288 billion.