Tullow Oil has made an oil discovery following exploration of the Erut-1 well in onshore Block 13T, northern Kenya.
A commercial farm in Kenya has become Africa's first electricity producer powered by biogas to sell surplus electricity to the national grid, cutting the carbon emissions associated with oil-powered generation.
Kenya is considering to convert a portion of its coal deposits to oil as part of measures to cushion the economy from the volatile fuel import market.
Kenya Power said that a technical fault at one of its substations in the north of the capital has caused an electricity outage that was affecting Nairobi, Mount Kenya and Coast regions.
Africa Oil and its UK partner Tullow have announced the recommencement of drilling on the Erut-1 well in Block 13T in Kenya.
Tullow Oil will commence drilling of its Erut well in Kenya’s Block 13T in south Lokichar basin by mid-December.
US explorer, Erin Energy, announced it was still seeking farm-in partners for Kenya ultra-deep water offshore blocks, L-27 and L-28.
The American trade corporation, ERHC announced that preliminary analysis of the Tarach-1, situated in Kenya's Block 11A, drilling results reveals encouraging information for further exploration.
Kenyan Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) increased the maximum retail prices of petrol, diesel and kerosene in the country. The changes took effective from mid November and will remain valid for a 30-day period.
Kenya's energy industry regulator has delayed issuing a license for a planned 1,000MW coal-fired power plant due to concerns about its potential environmental impact.
Kenya Power expected capital expenditure to fall 16% in its current financial year as it spends less on maintaining its grid. The company said capital expenditure was likely to fall to $9.9m in its financial year to the end of June 2017.
Tullow Oil will restart exploration and appraisal drilling at Kenya's prolific South Lokichar field in December where it saw an upside potential of over 1b barrels of recoverable oil.
Kenya’s Foreign Minister, Amina Mohamed, and Sudan’s State Minister for Foreign Affairs, Kamal al-Din, signed a number of agreements between the two countries in the fields of minerals and oil.
Kenya together with UK’s Tullow Oil, Africa Oil, and Maersk Oil will export 2,000 barrels of crude in January 2017 produced from five wells.
Rwanda and Burundi stopped importing their fuel needs through the Kenyan port of Mombasa because of the contamination of some cargoes and have opted to route shipments through Tanzania.
Kenya’s Lake Turkana Wind Power Ltd (LTWP) has started testing the turbines at its $690m Marsabit wind farm for power generation.
Kenya Pipeline Company selected PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as lead adviser on its proposed purchase of Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd. (KPRL).
Tullow Oil Plc’s Kenyan unit said it’s seeking trucking companies to transport crude from northwestern fields to the port city of Mombasa as the East African nation rushes to export its first oil by mid-2017.
Tanzania Electric Supply Company (TANESCO) has issued tenders to eligible bidders for the execution of work related to Kenya–Tanzania power interconnection project.
Kenya will not rush the auction of the 17 new oil exploration blocks it created recently despite rising interest from investors.