Tullow oil

What Kenya needs to do to better protect those working in the oil sector

After decades of failed attempts, Kenya finally struck oil six years ago. Commercially viable reserves were discovered in Turkana, the northwest of the country, by British oil company, Tullow Oil. The basin is estimated to contain about 560 million barrels of oil. While commercial production is a few years away, there’s growing concern that Kenya isn’t ready for the environmental,

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Uganda, Kenya hold talks on oil and gas sharing

Uganda National Oil Company has held talks with Kenya National Oil Company and Kenya Pipeline Company on how the two countries can benefit from oil and gas discoveries. In the talk session hosted by the National Oil Corporation of Kenya (NOC) , the companies shared experiences and ways of maximizing the benefits that come with

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Over 200 dies in Nigeria oil pipeline explosion

The number of casualties after an oil product pipeline explosion in Nigeria has reached 200 as people from local communities have gathered to protest the negligence of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation which, they allege to be the reason for the explosion. The pipeline exploded after it caught fire near the Aba Depot last week.

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Tanzania – Uganda gas pipeline deal Finally signed

The long awaited deal of the Tanzania – Uganda natural gas pipeline has been finally sealed off after an agreement was signed on Saturday August 25, 2018. The natural gas pipeline project was launched in Tanga by Presidents John Magufuli of Tanzania and Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and French oil multinational Total is the main

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Total to boost its Nigeria output

French supermajor Total will increase Nigeria’s oil production by 200,000 bpd by the end of the year, a senior official from the local unit of the company said at an industry event, adding that the increase will come from the development of the Egina Deep project. “Our plan is to maintain aggressive exploration and appraisal

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