Africa Oil & Gas: Kenya Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Somalia Over Oil Row

Africa Oil & Gas: Kenya Cuts Diplomatic Ties With Somalia Over Oil Row

Kenya broke diplomatic relations with neighbor Somalia after a row over several oil and gas blocks escalated into an open conflict, media report, adding Nairobi expelled the Somali ambassador on Saturday and summoned its own representative in Somalia home. Advertisements

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Africa Energia: Tanzania facilitates construction of joint power project

Africa Energia: Tanzania facilitates construction of joint power project

Tanzania’s contractors have committed to set up a 400 kilovolt (kV) transmission line alongside other accompanying substations. This development which is line with the Kenya-Tanzania Power Interconnection Project involves the construction of an overhead transmission line from Singida in Tanzania to Isinya in Kenya.

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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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