UK INDEPENDENT TULLOW Oil has turned down an oil exploration partnership proposal from China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) involving at least five blocks in Kenya, government officials were reported as saying.
A BG GROUP-led consortium is in exclusive talks for the award of production sharing contracts on two blocks off Kenya, according to partner Pancontinental Oil & Gas.
HYPERDYNAMICS CORPORATION HAVE announced that AGR Petroleum Services, its well management company, issued an Invitation to Tender to drilling companies as part of its exploration programme offshore in the Republic of Guinea.
AFRICA OIL PROVIDED an update on the Company's planned 2011 exploration activities and capital budget.
French supermajor Total is in talks with Uganda’s government to ensure it has sufficient time to meet drilling commitments on three licences in the Lake Albert area before concluding a farm-in deal with Tullow Oil.