The Waters Of Lake Chala
I remembered being asked to look into where L. Chala got it waters from. I hope you guys have this place in your bucket list because it was a spectacular place to visit I hope you all get to how much beauty this country has to offer.
Other Mining Services The Government Could Make Use Of
The discovery of minerals has brought about cautious optimism in the country. However I do think Kenya would reap from the many benefits of the mining industry which doesn’t necessarily mean that we have to wait 10 years to start enjoy our oil finds or industries running on the coal found in Kitui. I think outsourcing of services and labour would be far more beneficial.
Niobium | Mineral Monday
There was national excitement when Kenyans heard that Cortec Kenya Mining had discovered niobium worth Sh. 51 Trillion in Kwale’s Mrima Hills. Isn’t that exciting? But what really do we know about niobium? Other than it is in Kenya?
GOLD | Mineral Monday
Gold is one of the most common precious metal ever. But what exactly do you know about it? Well thank goodness you are subscribed to RocKeSci because now you will get to know even more about gold. Other than it’s yellow. And kinda expensive.
Earth Science Misconceptions
Science is the objective accumulation and testing of facts – ignoring its social nature and emphasis on explanatory ideas (this is the way textbooks describe science and the way it is most often taught in secondary education classes).
History of Oil Exploration in Kenya
1954 In 1954, BP and Shell start exploring in Kenya in the Lamu Embayment. Drilling of first well occurred in 1960. None of the wells were fully evaluated or completed for production despite evidence of oil staining and untested zones with gas shows. 1975 In…
Oil Lessons From Nigeria
The potential benefits are clear. Countries that have historically lacked investment in infrastructure will see roads and pipelines built. Handled well, the capital investments and the revenues could be a shot in the arm for economies that are already on an upward curve, experiencing strong…
Oil Blocks, Companies and the Government
March 26 2012 : “We have good news for Kenyans. The good news is that we have struck oil in the Ngamia-1 well in Turkana.” A beaming Former President Mwai Kibaki announced. Since then a flurry of conferences, seminars, meetings and deals have been signed. Nothing tangible has come out of it but hope still lingers.
However the then Minister of Energy Hon. Kiraitu Murungi was optimistic with a pinch of caution
Rocks not Stones!
Geology is one of the most misunderstood professions in the world not in Kenya alone. When I tell people am a Geologists their mind immediately thinks….. “Geography” and a friend of mine even thinks I study “Meteorology” how that came to be am not even…