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List Of Licensed Oil And Gas Exploration Companies In Kenya

by John Nyabuto

Oil prices are on the rise each and every time. No doubt that this is the motivating factor for many oil and gas exploration companies in Kenya.

There are 19 licensed oil and gas exploration firms in Kenya across all the 35 blocks in the country. In 2016, the government put a freeze on the issuance of new licenses citing low levels of investments in the sector. The Ministry of Petroleum and Mining has not yet the resumed issuance of licenses and below is a list of companies licensed to explore oil and gas in Kenya.

 

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Oil Firms

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Blocks

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Afren/EAX

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1

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Africa Oil Corporation

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9

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CEPSA

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11A

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Simba Petroleum

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2A

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Lion Petroleum

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2B

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A-Z Petroleum

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L1A, L3

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Camac Energy

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L1B

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BG Group

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L10A, L10B

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Anadarko

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L11A, L11B, L12

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Total

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L22

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NOCK( National Oil Corporation (K)

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14T, L19A

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Tullow Oil BV

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10BA, 10BB, 12A, 13T, 12B

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ENI- Blocks

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L21, L23, L24

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Rift Energy

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L19

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Millo

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L20

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Imara Energy

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L2

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Zarara Oil & Gas

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L4, L13

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Far Energy Block

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L6

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Lamu Oil & Gas

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L14

 

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