PetroTrans May Face Attack in Ethiopia Oil Search, Group Says

Petrotrans Co., a Chinese oil exploration company, may face attack in Ethiopia’s restive Ogaden region if it begins operations in the area, a U.S.-based advocacy group said. “We urge... Read more »

Ethiopia hopes gas production from Ogaden region in six years

Eleven firms licensed in 31 blocks * Chinese firm to spend $4 bln By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA, (Reuters) – Ethiopia, which has seen a surge in requests for... Read more »

Meet the guy who owns half of D.C.’s Gas stations, Joe (Eyob) Mamo, D.C.’s Gas-Station Master

To hear him tell it, Joe Mamo’s move from Ethiopia to North Dakota in 1981 was accidental. Mamo’s father, Yenberber Mamo, was a public transit mogul who manufactured buses... Read more »

Ethiopia braces for oil shortage as Sudan shuts pipes

Afrik:by Desalegn Sisay, Fuel prices in Ethiopia will be raised in March following an increasing consumption of fuel and its consequent impact on the government’s fuel expenditure. A recent... Read more »

Canada’s Africa Oil Corp. Agrees to Survey New Ethiopian Block

Africa Oil Corp., a Canadian oil and gas exploration company, said it signed an agreement with the Ethiopian government to survey the Rift Valley Block. The company will carry... Read more »

Petronas May Begin Ethiopian Gas Exports in 2015, Ministry Says

By Fred Ojambo (Bloomberg) — Petroliam Nasional Bhd., Malaysia’s state-owned oil company, may begin exporting natural gas from Ethiopia in five years, when production starts at a plant it... Read more »

Petronas suspends oil exploration work in Ogaden

– ONLF attacks military base five days before national elections By Kaleyesus Bkele The Malaysian oil and gas giant, Petronas, has suspended exploration work in the Ogaden basin due... Read more »