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Seychelles signs final approval for WHL farmout to Ophir Energy

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Australian energy company WHL Energy has announced that the Republic of the Seychelles has signed formal documentation approving Ophir Energy’s previously reported* farm-in to WHL Energy’s large offshore Seychelles exploration position. 722 more words

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Exploration in Kenya’s Block L10A to continue as Sunbird-1 analysis continue

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JV partner Pancontinental Oil and Gas has advised that the BG Group-operated Sunbird-1 well off the southern Kenyan coast has been completed and the well has intersected a hydrocarbon-bearing zone in the top of the Sunbird Miocene Pinnacle Reef. 614 more words

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Pexco Explorations exits Somalia

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Malaysian oil explorer Pexco Explorations East Africa has after eight years in Somalia’s Warder, Geladi and Ferfer blocks terminated exploration works.

The termination follows the expiry of its exploration license in July 2013 that had given it permission to explore and develop hydrocarbon resources in the remote area covering 29,000 sq. 125 more words

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Chevron Acquires Shallow Water Acreage Offshore Myanmar

Chevron announced that its Myanmar subsidiary, Unocal Myanmar Offshore Co., Ltd., has been granted exploration rights in a block located offshore Myanmar, in the Rakhine basin.

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Faroe Petroleum Audited Preliminary Results for 2013

Faroe Petroleum, an independent oil and gas group focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Norway, the Atlantic margin and the UK North Sea, announced today its audited Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 2013.

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Somalia's Khatumo state warns unlicenced international oil companies

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“Khatumo State of Somalia is Warning an International Oil Companies against oil exploration in Sool, Sanaag and Cayn regions Without Leasing/Licensing from KPAMO” (Nugal Block: The major petroleum resources in horn of Africa Regions). 1,326 more words

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East Africa Community lawyers and dons to get training on extractive sector law formulation

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The East African Development Bank will from next week train senior policy makers in the East African Community in the extractive sector  with the aim of improving the negotiation and policy making skills. 294 more words

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