Kenya will only begin early oil exports after legislation to govern the industry is passed by lawmakers chosen in August election.
The scale of the Uganda’s infrastructure projects required to transport the fuel out of the country may delay the planned early exports of output from Ugandan crude deposits.
Total SA, the French oil company drilling wells in Uganda, agreed to take a 10% stake in the country’s planned refinery as it seeks other investors for the $4b plant.
Arnlea Systems has been awarded a contract to carry out inspection services for African-focused Tullow Oil Plc.
Kenya Pipeline Company selected PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as lead adviser on its proposed purchase of Kenya Petroleum Refineries Ltd. (KPRL).
Sub-Saharan Africa is expected to start operations of 43 crude and natural gas projects in total by 2025. Tullow Oil plc, Total S.A, Chevron Corporation, and Eni SpA are interested in the regional investments.