Oil and Gas

Kenya Oil and gas sector plans 2018-2022

13th September 2019

The national treasury launched the budget making process for FY 2020/2021. This time round the Sector Working groups will play a key role in coming up with the sector budget.  Key projects to be implemented from 2018-2022:  –Early Oil Pilot Scheme (EOPS) to continue  –Lokichar-Lamu crude oil pipeline to be constructed (840 kilometers) Read details […]

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Technologies used in the Oil and gas Industry

14th May 2019

Technologies used in the Oil and gas Industry   There are numerous modern technologies used in oil and gas industry. These are as illustrated below: Scada Technology Scada technology has the capabilities to control all aspects of oil wells in many countries. It helps to put valves before and after sensitive areas Subsea well Testing […]

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Maharashtra: Three factory workers die after inhaling poisonous gas at work

12th May 2019

Maharashtra: Three factory workers die after inhaling poisonous gas at work Three employees lost their lives after allegedly inhaling toxic gas which leaked in a chemical section of Tarapur MIDC. Initial investigations have shown that the workers did not have access to safety gears such as masks as required by laws and regulations. When the […]

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Advanced chemical, oil and gas spill management

8th May 2019

Advanced chemical, oil and gas spill management Between 23 and 26 April, 2019 I participated in an advanced course on chemical and oil spill management. I learnt numerous lessons which I am going to share with you in this article in a moment. The training was organized by Ministry of Petroleum and Mining Kenya Petroleum […]

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10 worst oil spills ever

3rd May 2019

10 worst oil spills ever 10.0 The Odyssey A total of 132,000 tons of oil was spilled in the Odyssey oil spill. The spill happened on November 1988 when the oil tanker (American-owned) spilt oil along 700 miles off the coast of Nova Scotia. The tanker caught fire as it sank. The spill was set […]

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Response strategy on oil spill management depends on:

24th April 2019

Response strategy on oil spill management depends on: health and safety Feasibility Type and fate of spilled oil resources at risk priorities available response resources realistic expectations Net Environmental Benefit Analysis (NEBA) Monitor and Evaluate Assess the situation Quantification of the spill Use of remote sensing Verify the oil track Monitoring spill state Assisting in […]

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Stages in Oil and Gas production process

23rd April 2019

Stages in Oil and Gas production process Hopefully Kenya will one day become an oil producing country in Africa. Here are a few notes to help you understand what is going on or what usually happens in the process of producing oil an gas. This one of a series of articles aimed at creating public […]

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Platform for Mining Oil and Gas 2018

25th September 2018

Mining Oil and gas industry is relatively new in Kenya but it has a huge potential for growth.

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Managing Expectations in mining oil and gas

23rd September 2018

Managing Expectations in mining oil and gas There are numerous issues surrounding the mining oil and gas sector in Kenya. These issues have been on the public discourse. The members of the general public, Civil Society Organizations, mining oil and gas sector corporations and government have been engaged in serious discussions. The debate was largely […]

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LOCAL CONTENT POLICY

10th April 2018

LOCAL CONTENT POLICY Professor John Sutton defines local content as “creating long term local jobs for the rising generations.” It is all about generating a new level of capability for local companies by integrating them into the process, thereby letting them grow and generate new jobs for the rising generations. This simply means that local […]

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Social Impact Assessment in Oil and Gas Industry

Social Assessment, Stakeholder Engagement in Oil and Gas Industry

13th February 2018

Social Assessment, Stakeholder Engagement in Old and Gas Industry This week I shall focus lots of energy in understanding how the oil and gas sector works. HSE International has organized a great training on stakeholder engagement in the sector. The Houston based company provides support for oil and gas actors in over 35 countries globally. […]

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