Another milestone to pass is land acquisition for infrastructure around the oil fields and the 820 km pipeline to the Indian Ocean for which it plans to send out construction tenders within weeks.
REUTERS/Hamad I Mohammed/File Photo More than 100 vessels were taking part in the three-day war games in a vast area stretching from the Strait of Hormuz to the Indian Ocean, the state news agency IRNA reported.
Design & Interiors Architect Keen on Few Walls in Homes Amit Mody, a Singaporean architect who has left a lasting mark in Kenyan homes, loves visiting Mombasa where he spends time on end looking at the Indian Ocean water strike on hard rocks on the shores.
Foreign Affairs PS Macharia Kamau had earlier said that the Somali government on February 7, this year, offered for auction oil and gas blocs within the disputed maritime territory in the Indian Ocean.
The CS said the government has established that Somalia intends to sign a deal auctioning oil and gas blocks in the disputed maritime zone in the Indian Ocean at the end of this year.
The Cabinet resolution, which will be communicated later in the day by Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma, will also safeguard marine resources including offshore oil and gas exploration acreage in the Indian Ocean.
Foreign Affairs CS Monica Juma on Thursday evening said the government is waiting for a response that meets the minimum threshold from the Somali government over the disputed oil blocks in the Indian Ocean.
MARINE RESOURCES The Cabinet also discussed and agreed on a roadmap for resolving the maritime border dispute with Somalia and measures for safeguarding Kenya’s territorial integrity, marine resources including offshore oil and gas exploration acreage in the Indian Ocean.
The Cabinet resolution, which will be communicated later by the Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade, will also safeguard Kenya’s marine resources including offshore oil and gas exploration acreage in the Indian Ocean.
Maritime dispute Eyes on Kenya and Somalia as they engage in a diplomatic tiff over some 62,000 square miles of the Indian Ocean, believed to be rich in oil and gas deposits.