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Frequently Asked Questions

Ministry of Energy and Petroleum

Kawi Complex.

Off Red Cross Rd. Nairobi



  • Kenya currently has 63 Petroleum Exploration Blocks.
  • 40 Blocks are open for investors

The process is outlined in the Petroleum Act 2019 as follows:

  1. Direct application to Cabinet Secretary
  2. Licensing Rounds through advertisement

Licensing of Petro Stations is done by the Energy and Petroleum Regulatory Authority (EPRA).