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  • 10 September 2012

    Mbawa-1 exploration well in the Apache operated L8 licence area, offshore Kenya, has encountered gas in the shallowest objective. The Mbawa-1 exploration well has been drilled to a depth of 2,553 metres and has encountered approximately 52 metres of net gas pay in porous Cretaceous sandstones. The well will now be drilled to a total […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Apache-operated Mbawa-1 exploration well in the L8 licence area, offshore Kenya, has now been deepened and reached a total depth of 3151 metres. As previously announced, the Mbawa-1 exploration well encountered approximately 52 metres of net gas pay in the primary target. However, the deeper, secondary target did not contain hydrocarbons. The operator is currently […]

  • 10 September 2012

    Tullow Oil announced that the Mbawa-1 exploration well, operated by Apache, in the L8 licence area, offshore Kenya, has encountered gas in the shallowest objective. The Mbawa-1 exploration well has been drilled to a depth of 2,553 metres and has encountered approximately 52 metres of net gas pay in porous Cretaceous sandstones. The well will […]

  • 13 August 2012

    Apache Corporation has, on behalf of the L-8 consortium, spudded Mbawa exploration well offshore Kenya. The Mbawa 1 exploration well spudded at 6:00 hours local time on 10 August 2012. Mbawa 1 is located in the Mbawa Prospect in offshore Kenya. The modern drillship Deepsea Metro 1 is expected to take about 60 days for […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Origin Energy advises that L-8 operator Apache Corporation has, on behalf of the joint venture, commenced drilling the Mbawa Prospect in Kenya. The Mbawa 1 exploration well spudded at 6:00 hours local time on 10 August 2012. Origin will only advise the market again when well operations have been completed with a summary of results, […]

  • 12 September 2012

    Origin Energy Limited announced that L8 operator, Apache Corporation, has notified its joint venture partners that the Mbawa 1 well in Kenya’s offshore Lamu basin has reached total depth. The well was drilled to a depth of 3,150 metres and encountered approximately 51.8 net metres of natural gas pay in three zones. Origin is encouraged […]

  • 9 October 2013

    Apache Coporation has announced that it will relinquish its share in the L8 block offshore Kenya. The company last night sent an e-mail to Reuters in which it said that it was giving up its 50 percent stake in Kenya’s offshore L8 Block in the Lamu Basin, as they determined that other areas in their portfolio provided better opportunities […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL (“Pancontinental”) provides an update of the exploration activities in offshore Kenya licence areas L10A & L10B (Pancontinental 15%). New 3D Seismic Survey – November 2012 Following the 2D and 3D seismic surveys completed in early 2012, the L1 OA and L1 OB joint venture plans to carry out a new […]

  • 21 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL (“Pancontinental”) provides an update of the exploration activities in offshore Kenya licence areas L10A & L10B (Pancontinental 15%). New 3D Seismic Survey – November 2012 Following the 2D and 3D seismic surveys completed in early 2012, the L1 OA and L1 OB joint venture plans to carry out a new […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    operator Apache Kenya Limited (Apache) has secured the use of the deepwater drilling ship Deepsea Metro 1 to drill the giant Mbawa Prospect.

  • 22 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL, an oil & gas exploration company with key assets in Australia, Kenya and Namibia.  announces the completion of the Nanaa 3D seismic survey in area L8 offshore Kenya. The survey is additional to the earlier Mbawa 3D survey. Conducted by operator Apache Corporation on behalf of the L8 Joint Venture, […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL has announced the Mbawa well, located in Block L8 offshore Kenya, has reached a depth of 2,553m RT (below the drill floor). The Mbawa well operator, Apache Corporation, has advised Pancontinental that between the last casing set at 1997.53m RT and the current depth of 2553m RT elevated mud gas readings […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL announces the completion of the Nanaa 3D seismic survey in area L8 offshore Kenya. The survey is additional to the earlier Mbawa 3D survey. Conducted by operator Apache Corporation on behalf of the L8 Joint Venture, the survey covers approximately 1,400 sq km in the southeast of the L8 area. […]

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL  has resolved to raise up to $50 million to fund the ongoing exploration programmes over Kenyan Blocks L10A & L10B, further  seismic work over Kenya Block L8, a portion of its share of costs of the upcoming L8 Mbawa well, seismic work over Kenya Block L6, seismic work over Namibia […]

  • 12 August 2012

    Apache, the operator of L8 consortium, is gearing up for drilling an offshore well located in Block L8 in Kenya. As prevously reported, the drilling operation is expected to start this month. The Mbawa prospect will be drilled with the modern deepwater drillship Deepsea Metro 1. The well is expected to take some 45 to […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL has announced the Mbawa well, located in Block L8 offshore Kenya, has reached a depth of 2,006m RT (below the drill floor), where a second casing string is being set. Operations are continuing according to the drilling plan. Both the primary and main secondary exploration targets are deeper than the […]

  • 23 February 2011
    Business & Finance

      Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL  (“Pancontinental”) announces that, together with three co-applicants and led by BG Group plc (“BG Group”), it is in negotiations for the award of oil and gas exploration and production licences over Blocks L10A and L10B offshore Kenya following an offer by the Kenyan Ministry of Energy. The offer is […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dominion announced recently that it has signed the Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for Block L15 in the Lamu Basin, offshore Kenya, giving the Company a 100% working interest and operatorship. The Company previously announced  the award of L15 on 1st August 2011 through execution of Heads of Agreement with the Kenyan government. The PSC was […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Dominion  announces that it has signed the Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for Block L15 in the Lamu Basin, offshore Kenya, giving the Company a 100% working interest and operatorship. The Company previously announced the award of L15 on 1st August 2011 through execution of Heads of Agreement with the Kenyan government. The PSC was signed […]

  • 1 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL ,an oil and gas  exploration company with key assets in Australia, Kenya, Malta and Namibia, has resolved to raise up to $15 million through a placement of up to 200 million shares at an issue price of 7.5 cents per share to  sophisticated and professional investors. Pancontinental’s corporate advisor, Hartleys […]

  • 30 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    A contract for a 3D seismic survey in Pancontinental’s licence area L6 offshore Kenya has been awarded to Fugro-Geoteam AS. Pancontinental’s interest in the L6 licence is 40%. The survey will cover 680 km2 and is budgeted to cost $13.67 Million (Pancontinental share $5.5 Million). Licence area L6 off the Kenyan coast lies in the […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Australian listed petroleum exploration company, FAR Ltd  has completed the data acquisition of their anticipated 3D seismic survey over some of the world’s most keenly sought petroleum exploration acreage off the coast of Kenya. FAR’s L6 permit off the Kenya coast lies in the Lamu Basin, north of recent, world scale, natural gas discoveries totaling […]