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Seismic Survey Offshore Mozambique Commences
Friday, December 08, 2017 Seismic imaging specialist Spectrum announces the commencement of a 2D seismic survey offshore Mozambique on behalf of the Institute of National Petroleum.

Eco Gains Key Clearance Ahead of Potential Drilling Offshore Namibia
Thursday, November 02, 2017 Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd receives a key clearance ahead of potential drilling in the offshore Cooper block (PEL30) in the Walvis Oil Basin in North Central Namibia.

Nigeria's Oranto Petroleum Signs Uganda Oil Exploration Deal
Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Nigeria's Oranto Petroleum has signed two production sharing agreements with Uganda to explore for oil and gas around Lake Albert.

Uganda Signs Oil Exploration Deal With Australia's Armour Energy
Thursday, September 14, 2017 Uganda signs an oil exploration deal with Australia's Armour Energy Limited.

Britain's Tullow Launches Oil, Gas Exploration In Zambia
Friday, August 11, 2017 Tullow Oil starts exploring for oil and gas in Zambia.

Uganda To Finalize Oil Exploration Deal With Nigerian Firm
Wednesday, June 14, 2017 Uganda is set to sign 2 oil production sharing agreements with a Nigerian firm, enabling the company to begin exploration work, the government says.

Total Asks to Revisit South Sudan Oil-Blocks, Minister Says
Monday, June 05, 2017 Total approached South Sudan about developing two of its biggest oil blocks after previous talks on the fields collapsed, according to the African nation's petroleum minister.

South Africa May Award First Shale Gas Exploration Licenses by End-Sept
Monday, May 15, 2017 The five license applications under review are for exploration in the semi-arid Karoo basin.

Ntorya-2 Well 'Substantially Exceeds Expectations'
Wednesday, March 08, 2017 The overall results of the Ntorya-2 appraisal well 'substantially exceed Aminex's expectations'.

Fugro Secures Seep Survey Contract Offshore Kenya
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Geo-intelligence firm Fugro secures a contract with Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons.

Sasol Suspends Drilling In Mozambique Due To Tropical Storm
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 South African petrochemical group Sasol Ltd temporarily suspends drilling activity in Mozambique due to tropical storm Dineo.

Aminex Hits Gas at Tanzania Well
Monday, February 06, 2017 Aminex plc reveals that the Ntorya-2 appraisal well in Tanzania has encountered a gross gas bearing reservoir unit of approximately 167 feet.

Tullow Finds Oil in Kenyan Erut-1 Well
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Tullow Oil plc announces that the Erut-1 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya, has discovered oil.

Cobalt Encouraged by North Platte Appraisal Results
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Cobalt is encouraged by the preliminary results of its North Platte No. 4 appraisal well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Africa Oil Corp: Erut 1 Well in Kenya Spudded
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Africa Oil Corp has revealed that the Erut-1 well, located in Kenya's Block 13T, has been spudded.