The Oil for Development programme in Kenya

Kenya was added to the Oil for Development Programme at the end of 2015.

The OfD Steering Committee approved a programme in Kenya in December 2015. Since then, Kenyan and Norwegian institutions have developed a comprehensive programme of cooperation.

In parallel, the Norwegian institutions provided initial technical assistance on selected topics. The formal commencement of the OfD programme has been delayed.

Key achievements 2017

  • Key staff from the Ministry of Petroleum and Minerals enhanced their competence on how to systematically record and analyze information about wells, production  sharing contracts, petroleum resources and financial  data through training provided by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate. 

  • Statistics Norway commenced the work to assist Kenya  to incorporate the petroleum sector into its national  macroeconomic modelling toolkits.
Published 25.05.2016
Last updated 27.09.2018