WorldOil Tullow's Kenya oil operations threatened as impasse endures Tullow Oil Plc may shut down operations in northern Kenya in two weeks unless persistent issues with local residents, which threaten progress of the project, are resolved. Total acquires Engie’s LNG business, becomes world’s second largest LNG player Total acquired Engie’s LNG assets for $1.5 billion. Eni announces submission of Rovuma LNG Phase 1 development plan Mozambique Rovuma Venture has submitted the development plan to the government for the first phase of the Rovuma LNG project, which will produce, liquefy and market natural gas from the Mamba fields located in the Area 4 block offshore Mozambique. Ethnic tensions menace Mozambique natural gas boom Islamist fighters have attacked the village of Mitumbate in northern Mozambique, near a gas-rich area 1,800 km northeast of the capital, Maputo. As crude tests begin, Ethiopia touts nascent oil, gas industry Ethiopia’s nascent energy industry is gathering pace, with a unit of China Poly Group Corp. starting test output of crude oil in a volatile border region and the government estimating initial annual income of $1.2 billion when gas exports begin from the area. Marketing efforts underway for Mozambique's Rovuma LNG project Eni and ExxonMobil said today that marketing efforts are underway for the Rovuma LNG project, which will produce, liquefy and sell natural gas from the gas fields of the Area 4 block offshore Mozambique. Libya oil exports to resume at key ports as OPEC meets on supply Libya’s state oil company plans to start exporting again “soon” from two of the country’s biggest oil ports after eastern military commander Khalifa Haftar retook control of the terminals following clashes with a rival military force. Mozambique says Exxon, Eni exploration contracts nearly ready Mozambique’s oil and gas regulator said exploration contracts for the nation’s fifth licensing round in 2015, which awarded blocks to companies including ExxonMobil Corp. and Eni SpA, are close to being finalized. CGG completes multi-client survey in Zambezi Delta basin, Mozambique CGG has completed acquisition of 15,400 km2 of 3D marine seismic data in the outer Zambezi Delta basin, west of the Beira High. The survey area covers blocks Z5-C and Z5-D and surrounding non-held acreage. Beheadings signal threat to Mozambique's $30 billion in investment When a group of suspected Islamist militants beheaded 10 villagers in Mozambique’s gas-rich north late last month, it ratcheted up concerns that spreading attacks in the remote region could threaten a potential $30 billion in investment.