QP signs agreement to enter three exploration blocks in Kenya Jul 24, 2019 0 1074 12345 Qatar Petroleum has entered into an agreement with Eni and Total to acquire a 25 percent participating interest (13.75 percent from Eni and 11.25 percent from Total) in blocks L11A, L11B and L12 located offshore Kenya.The three offshore block are situated in what is considered to be a frontier and largely unexplored area in the Lamu basin east of Kenya and have a total area of 15,000 square kilometers, with water depths ranging from about 1000 meters to 3,000 meters.The agreement is subject to customary regulatory approvals by the government of Kenya. Minister of State for Energy Affairs, and President & CEO of Qatar Petroleum HE Saad Sherida al Kaabi said, “We are pleased to sign this agreement to participate in exploring these frontier offshore areas in Kenya and to further strengthen our presence in Africa. We hope that the exploration efforts are successful, and we look forward to collaborating with our valuable partners Eni and Total, and the government of Kenya in these blocks.” POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES Amir congratulates Sultan Qaboos Jul 24, 2019 0 1089 HMC surgeons perform complex brain surgery on 10-year-old from Bahrain Jul 24, 2019 0 473 Somalia is important partner of Qatar: GCO on NYT article Jul 24, 2019 0 635 Manpower agencies to bring in domestic workers through QVCs Tribune News Network Doha The Visa Support Services Department of the Ministry of the Interior (MoI) will launch a service that allows Qatari citizens, residents and companies to authorise manpower agencies to .. Amir greets Britain’s incoming PM Johnson The Amir HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al Thani on Tuesday sent a cable of congratulations to Boris Johnson on his election as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, wishing him success in his duties. Johnson easily beat his .. HIA sees 18.9% rise in passenger footfalls Hamad International Airport (HIA) served a total of 9,387,314 million passengers in the second quarter of this year, an increase of 18.9 percent over the same period last year (7,892,456). HIA handled 56,452 aircraft .. Dates festival kicks off at Souq Waqif QNA Doha The fourth edition of Dates Festival kicked off at Souq Waqif on Tuesday with the participation of 85 local farms as well as Hassad and other bodies. Organised by the Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME) ..