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HRT Expects to Start Drilling Second Namibia Well in Two Weeks
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 HRT expects to start drilling on its second well offshore Namibia in two weeks, Chief Executive Milton Franke says.
Sudan Accused of Blocking Oil Exports
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 South Sudan has accused its neighbor Sudan of blocking oil flow from its Unity state.
Tullow Oil Spuds Kenya Well
Monday, May 13, 2013 Tullow Oil, the operator of Block 10BB in Kenya, commences drilling at the Etuko (formerly Kamba) prospect.
Ophir Energy Clinches Rig for Offshore East Africa Program
Thursday, May 09, 2013 Ophir Energy secures a drilling rig and executed a letter of agreement for Rig Share Assignment with BG Group for the continuation of its 2013-2014 East African offshore drilling program.
Tullow CEO Sees Uganda Oil Plan MOU Agreed in Next Few Weeks
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Tullow Oil is weeks away from an agreement with the Ugandan government on the final outline of a plan paving the way for investments of some $12B to develop the country's nascent oil sector, Chief Executive Aidan Heavey says.
Nigeria, South Africa Sign MOU to Boost Trade in Oil, Gas Sector
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Nigeria and South Africa have signed a memorandum of understanding aimed at boosting the volume of oil and gas trade between the two countries, Diezani Alison-Madueke, Nigeria's oil minister, says.
Ratification of Mozambique Petroleum Law Seen By Year-End
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 A Mozambique government official anticipates ratification of the nation's updated petroleum law by year-end ahead of its upcoming licensing round.
First Kenyan Oil Production Seen by 2019
Thursday, May 02, 2013 Kenya could be six years away from becoming Africa's latest oil producing nation, the International Monetary Fund said in a recent report.
Successful Drill Stem Test for Mzia-2 Well
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 BG Group reports it has completed a successful drill stem test on its Mzia-2 well in Block 1 offshore Tanzania.
CAMAC: Data Acquisition Completed at Kenya Blocks
Thursday, April 25, 2013 CAMAC announces that Sander Geophysics Limited has completed shooting airborne gravity and magnetic geophysical surveys on the Company's onshore Kenya blocks.
Border Crossing to Sudan's Heglig Oil Field to Reopen
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Sudan and South Sudan are set to reopen a key border crossing that links the South's oil-producing Unity state to Sudan's Heglig oil field.
ENI Upgrades Mozambique Gas Estimates
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 ENI upgrades estimates for gas finds offshore Mozambique after appraisal campaign.