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.
Tanzania has secured $258.82m from the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency for a 400 kilovolt (kV) high voltage electricity line to connect its national power grid to Kenya’s.
East Africa’s largest solar power plant in northern Kenya is set to add 55MW of power to the country’s national grid.
Kenya save more than $493m during the first half of 2016 on oil related imports due to low global petroleum prices.
Kenya’s Vivo Energy has opened a 23m liter diesel storage tank at the company’s Mombasa terminal at Shimanzi, giving the company the largest diesel storage facility in Kenya.
Kenya’s fight to hold on to potentially lucrative Indian Ocean oil and gas reserves, threatened by a maritime border spat with Somalia.
Kenya's Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) announced an immediate drop in fuel rates that will extend until mid-October.