Petrotrans-ethiopia

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 all foreign oil... 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 exploration rights, hopes... Read more »
Gas stations owned by Joe mamo around the District

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 and ran the... 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 decision by its... Read more »
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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 out an airborne... 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 is building in... Read more »
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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 to security problems.... Read more »