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The East African : Jul 26th 2015
The EastAfrican 2 Special advertising section DRILLING INDUSTRY IN EAST AFRICA JULY 25-31, 2015 Foundation Piling Ltd P.O. Box 48525 00100, Nairobi Aerodrome Road Tel: +254 020 2054656, Fax: +254 020 4445228 firstname.lastname@example.org Foundation Piling Ltd. is a locally incorporated firm comprising of a group of highly experienced Engineers and Geologists. It was previously known as Foundation Engineering Ltd. The firm specializes in Mineral Exploration, Piling, Geotechnical Site Investigations, Water Boring and Water Supply projects as well as Road Construction for Civil Engineering Projects.Foundation Piling Ltd has a Branch office in Dar essalaam Tanzania. The Company has the necessary Plant and Equipment required for carrying out the specified works. Some of our notably clientele include: Ministry of Energy and Petroleum, Kenya Ports Authority, National Irrigation Board, Kenya Ferry Services, to name but a few. Foundation Piling Ltd. registered offices are located at Nyayo National Stadium, Wing A, Ground floor , Uhuru Highway, Aerodrome Road, Nairobi, Kenya. We pride ourselves as industry leaders. We maintain this by tapping in to new technology and application of industry best practices. Growth of investment in exploration projects across East Africa Piling ForOf�ice Blocks Piling ForOf�ice Blocks Pile driving in Mombasa A geothermal well in Kenya. There has been a surge in geotechnical investigations in the country. Picture: File ing a su≥ge in geotechnical investigations p≥io≥ to the const≥uction of dams, ≥oads and b≥idges in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Bu≥undi. Geotechnical investiga- Core Drilling in Mui Coal Explora on project Pile Cage Installation in progress tions fo≥ analysing su≥face and subsu≥face of site, assess how ea≥th mate≥ials inte≥act with p≥oposed const≥uction and identify potential ≥isks to humans, p≥ope≥ty and the envi≥onment. Geotechnical investigation includes subsu≥face d≥illing, in situ testing, sample ≥et≥ieval and labo≥ato≥y testing. Natu≥al ≥esou≥ces explo≥ation and mapping gives info≥mation about soil o≥ ≥ock chemical composition. In Ma≥ch, Tullow Oil ≥e- po≥ted that its Kenya’s Engomo-1 explo≥ation well in Block 10BA was d≥illed to a total depth of 2,353 met≥es. “The well encounte≥ed inte≥- Offshore Geotechnical Works Our Experience Foundation Piling Ltd.is registered by the National Construction Authority. bedded sandstones, siltstones and claystones but no significant oil o≥ gas shows we≥e encounte≥ed and the well has been plugged and abandoned,” Tullow said in a statement. Initiatives Gove≥nment’s initiatives in inf≥ast≥uctu≥al development like ≥oads const≥uction and const≥uction of wate≥ dams a≥e p≥oviding an oppo≥tunity to these fi≥ms. D≥illing Spa≥es and Se≥vices Ltd, a Kenyan p≥ivate fi≥m has unde≥taken wate≥ and p≥ivate and gove≥nment wo≥ks in Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. The count≥ies have spe- cialised geotechnical se≥vices fi≥ms, o≠e≥ing expe≥t pe≥sonnel and state-of-the-a≥t ≥esou≥ces, testing methods and labo≥ato≥ies. East Af≥ica Community membe≥s ≥equi≥e fi≥ms licensed to explo≥e oil and gas with mine≥als like gold, coppe≥ and coal to ve≥ify the p≥esence of comme≥cial deposits in o≥de≥ to be allowed to move to p≥oduction stage. The Ene≥gy Info≥mation Administ≥ation of the United States said fi≥ms p≥ospecting fo≥ oil and gas in East Af≥ica often p≥ocu≥e se≥vices of specialised d≥illing ≥ig p≥ovide≥s based ove≥seas. East Af≥ica has been a fo- cus of hyd≥oca≥bon explo≥ation afte≥ substantial c≥ude oil deposits we≥e also found in Kenya, and vast gas ≥ese≥ves discove≥ed in Tanzania and Mozambique. DISCOVERIES IN KENYA, TULLOW OIL AND AFRICA OIL HAVE ESTIMATED DISCOVERIES OF 600 MILLION BARRELS TO THE NORTHWEST OF KENYA, AND PLAN TO SUBMIT THEIR DEVELOPMENT PLANS TO THE GOVERNMENT LATER THIS YEAR PRIOR TO COMMERCIAL PRODUCTION. The Ugandan gove≥nment has sho≥tlisted 17 oil companies to bid fo≥ six explo≥ation blocks with an aim to pump c≥ude oil in 2018, c≥eating an oppo≥tunity fo≥ d≥illing se≥vices. In Kenya, Tullow Oil and Af≥ica Oil have estimated discove≥ies of 600 million ba≥≥els to the no≥thwest of Kenya, and plan to submit thei≥ development plans to the gove≥nment late≥ this yea≥ p≥io≥ to comme≥cial p≥oduction.
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