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Solar

Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the Sun that is harnessed using a range of ever-evolving technologies such as solar heating, photovoltaics, solar thermal energy, solar architecture, molten salt power plants and artificial photosynthesis. It is an important source of renewable energy and its technologies are broadly characterized as either passive solar or [...]

The State Department of Petroleum

The State Department of Petroleum was created in November 2015 following government reorganization which saw the elevation of the Ministry’s Petroleum Directorate. The State Department is under the Principal Secretary for Petroleum. The Petroleum Directorate is headed by Commissioner for Petroluem, who reports to the Principal Secretary for Petroleum. The current Head is Mr. Martin [...]

Upstream

The Upstream Sector in Kenya The Upstream sector in Kenya essentially deals with hydrocarbon (Oil and Gas) exploration, both onshore and offshore within the four sedimentary basins in Kenya (Anza, Lamu, Mandera and Tertiary Rift), with a total area of about 490,000 square kilometres. The Upstream Division also deals with licensing of International Oil Companies [...]

Midstream

The Midstream Sector incorporates petroleum supply, storage, refining and distribution. As petroleum products are essential requirements for the development of the country’s economy, sufficient infrastructure systems are vital to ensure adequate, reliable and cost-effective supply of petroleum products. The increase in local and regional demand for petroleum products however has not been matched by the [...]

Downstream

Downstream sector involves licensing and monitoring of the operations of all countrywide retail network of 1200 petrol service stations operated by Multinationals (e.g. Total, Shell, OiLibya etc), National and Independent Operators. The compositional ownership of this retail network stations constitute Multinational (73%), National (8%) and Independent Operators at (19%). Kenya has a total of 53 [...]

Renewable Energy Directorate

Renewable Energy is one of the four technical Directorates of the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum. Vision and Mission: The Directorate’s Mission Statement is guided by the Ministry’s Mission This Directorate is headed by Director or Renewable Energy who reports to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Energy. The current Head is Eng. Isaac Kiva, Director [...]

Electrical Power Development Directorate

The Directorate of Electrical Power Development is responsible for electrical energy policy formulation and development, planning for power development to ensure that there is quality and affordable energy for national development. Vision and Mission: The Directorate’s Mission Statement is guided by the Ministry’s Mission This Directorate is headed by the Chief (Electrical) Engineer who reports [...]

Geo-Exploration Directorate

This is one of the four technical directorates in the Ministry of Energy and Petroleum and is responsible for Geothermal, Coal and Nuclear Energy activities under the Ministry. Vision and Mission: The Directorate’s Mission Statement is guided by the Ministry’s Mission. This Directorate is headed by a Chief Geologist who reports to the Principal [...]

Model Production Sharing Contract 2015-210115

Model production sharing contract 2015/210115

Energy (Local Content) Regulations, 2014

Energy local content regulations eb 141014

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