Africa Oil & Gas: Tullow Ships 30,000 Barrels to Mombasa

Africa Oil & Gas: Tullow Ships 30,000 Barrels to Mombasa

Tullow Oil, over the past five and a half months, has transported a total of 30,000 barrels of oil from Turkana to the port of Mombasa in Kenya. This equates to 600 bpd shipped in four trucks every other day under the Early Oil Pilot Scheme. However, Tullow had promised before the start of the extraction that the initial production quota would be 2,000 bpd.

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Renewables: Kenya Targets 2020 for 100% RE

Renewables: Kenya Targets 2020 for 100% RE

Kenya aims to meet 100% of its energy needs through renewable sources of energy by 2020, according to the country’s president, Uhuru Kenyatta. Currently renewable energy accounts for 70% of the East African country’s energy mix. To reach this level, massive investment in the sector was required, leading, among other things, to a tripling of the national electrification rate to 60%. “Our goal is to achieve 100% satisfaction with our renewable energy needs by 2020….

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Africa Oil & Gas: Kenya, Tullow Oil Agree To Resume Oil Field Operations

Africa Oil & Gas: Kenya, Tullow Oil Agree To Resume Oil Field Operations

The government of Kenya and the local subsidiary of Tullow Oil have agreed to resume oilfield operations in the northern Kenyan county of Turkana, where Tullow Oil shuttered operations last month amid security concerns and protests by the locals.

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Africa Renewables: Kenya solar energy firm signs 40 MW power deal with State-run utility

A private Kenyan power firm has signed a 20-year deal to sell 40 MW it will generate from a solar plant it is building to the East African nation’s State-run distributor, its chief executive said.

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