The petroleum industry in Kenya is relatively new in terms of mining and exploration. Oil was first discovered in 2012 by British firm Tullow Oil. As to whether they are commercially viable is still being analysed. Currently, the oil industry is controlled by importation and refining.
Petroleum (exploration and Production) CAP. 308 P14 - 8 [Issue 1] 7. Constitution of blocks, etc. (1) For the purposes of this Act, the Minister may, by notice in the Gazette, divide Kenya and the continental shelf into numbered areas, and each area shall be described as a "block". (2) The Minister may reserve blocks to be exploited by the ...
Jun 07, 2017· The Kenyan mining sector may be in its infancy but regulatory and legislation changes are sure to boost investment appetite in the country.The Kenyan mining sector is indebted to Kenyan government and mining cabinet secretary Dan Kazungu for these changes that will enable the country to …
Ministry of Mining was established in 2013. Prior to this, the Mining industry was overseen by the Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources through its mines and geology department. The Ministry of Mining was formed through Executive Order No. 2 of 2013 and its mandate includes: Mineral exploration and mining policy and management;
Nov 14, 2017· Kenya Mining Forum will be held from 13 to 14 November 2017 in Nairobi, Kenya. With the official support of the Ministry of Mining, Kenya Mining Forum promises to deliver an essential platform for key stakeholders in the industry in order to facilitate and accelerate the development of their operations as well as the mining sector in Kenya.
Mining in Kenya – the start of a new era? Introduction Kenya, famous for its natural beauty and wildlife, is a country which remains subject to limited commercial exploitation of its wealth in minerals.
The Ministry of Mining of the Republic of Kenya is a Kenyan government ministry that oversees the Mineral sector in the country.. The Ministry was established as an independent ministry after the 2013 general elections. The government realized that the mining industry had the potential to spur the countries economic growth .
Fenxi Mining: In 2014 Chinese company Fenxi Mining announced that it plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in the Mui Basin project. In 2014 the company signed a concession accord with the Kenya government, Fenxi unveiled an exploration and production investment plan that sought to have the mining start in 2016. Source:
The Kenyan government recently launched a website to record and manage mining licenses in the country. Below is a list of licensed firms and details in their mining activities. [Read: Kenya launches website to record and manage mining licenses] Active. Apex Africa Resources Limited Special prospecting license Date applied; 07/12/2007
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May 15, 2019· Technological advancements are enabling companies to deploy digital oilfields in exploration and production operations – GlobalData; African Energy Chamber and Oil Industry Investors Welcome South Sudan Investment Drive in South Africa; Swala Oil & Gas Terminates Further Investment in PAE PanAfrican Energy Corporation
Exploration is the future of mining in Kwale County. It represents an opportunity to extend the remaining 4 years of the Kwale Mine life and with it bring further employment, economic output, development and community benefits from Kenya's largest mining operation and the sector's largest single investment.
Kenya Gazette Supplement No. 71 (Acts No. 12) REPUBLIC OF KENYA KENYA GAZETTE SUPPLEMENT ACTS, 2016 ... business of banking within Kenya and in compliance with ... a group of people living around an exploration and mining operations area; or
Australia's (Australasia's) comprehensive mining industry site covering exploration through to mining, processing and transport including company news and profiles, government organisations, consultants, contractors, financiers and sharebrokers. The site also includes mining and exploration data on the south-east Asian region and Africa.
Dr. Ibrahim Mohamed, Principal Secretary Ministry of Mining, reiterated Kenya's endowment with rich mineral resource that if exported as finished product has the potential to greatly improve the country's revenue earning.. In light of the above, the PS s
EXPLORATION & APPRAISAL SUCCESS . The Ngamia-1 exploration well in Kenya marked the start of a significant programme of drilling activities across the acreage. In 2012, the Ngamia-1 well successfully encountered over 200 metres of net oil pay, the second East Africa onshore tertiary rift basin opened by Tullow.
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Petroleum Exploration in Kenya began in the 1950s within the Lamu Basin. It was until 2012 when the first commercially viable oil discovery was made in the Tertiary rift, followed by significant gas discoveries in offshore Lamu basin.
There is relatively little mining activity in Kenya; mining accounts for less than 1% of GDP. Soda ash is extracted at a large plant at Lake Magadi. The country is believed to have significant titanium deposits. The Government has granted Tiomin Kenya rights to mine titanium at Kwale on Kenya's southern coast.
Oil and Gas Exploration History in Kenya. Petroleum Exploration in Kenya began in the 1950s within the Lamu Basin. It was until 2012 when the first commercially viable oil discovery was made in the Tertiary rift, followed by significant gas discoveries in offshore Lamu basin.
Kenya is in central East Africa lying along the equator. With the Indian Ocean to its south-east, it is bordered by Tanzania, Uganda, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Somalia. Kenya has a land area of 580,000 km 2 and a population of a little over 43 million residents. Its capital and largest city is Nairobi, while the coastal city of Mombasa serves ...
THE MINING BILL, 2003 THE MINING ACT, 2003 An Act to repeal and replace the Mining Act, Cap. 248, with a new legislation on mining and mineral development, which conforms, and otherwise gives effect, to the relevant provisions of the Constitution; to vest …
Anjarwalla & Khanna advises on all aspects of business for foreign and domestic clients in the mining and minerals sector, including mergers and acquisitions, licensing and regulation, environmental law, lease and sale of mining assets or exploration interests and dispute resolution. We have represented Africa Development Bank in advising on the development of the Mining […]
The mining industry worldwide is undergoing unprecedented changes, including high volatility of commodity prices and rising exploration costs. Africa, which produces more than 60 metal and mineral products, has a huge potential with respect to mineral reserves exploration and production.
The Busia Kakamega - Greenstone Belt in Kenyan is a highly prospective belt which saw extensive mining, albeit on a small scale, during the colonial era. Subsequent to this Kenya has seen limited exploration activity, with companies in East Africa focusing primarily on Tanzania.