Kenyan blog listed among World’s top oil and gas websites

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Oilnews Kenya has been ranked as top blog in Africa on matters oil and gas. The website recently launched as first of its kind in Kenya aiming to give Kenyans insight in the oil and gas industry opening up information platform for explorers, investors and stakeholders in the sector.

Following increased interest from investors in the oil and gas sectors with a number of discoveries in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Mozambique that has seen the East African region now named the new oil frontier, Kamau Mbote founder of oilnewskenya.com saw it fit to give exposure to the latter as well as provide Kenyans more information on the sector.

The website has been ranked 22 globally and 1st in Africa with a Visibility of 58%, Engagement of 41% and relevance rating at 100% according to a research by Inkybee a renown research company. Three more African blogs in the same industry made it in the listing with Energy mix report representing Nigeria at 29 globally and 2nd in Africa with a visibility of 75%, Engagement of 12% and 91% relevance. Ghana was also represented reportingoilandgas.org ranking at 34 with a visibility percent of 60,19% engagement and 38% relevance. Lastly, South Africa’s OilGasAfrica ranked 47 with a visibility percent of 43, Engagement at 17% and Relevance percent of 79%.

Kachwanya.com sort for way forward and future of Oilnewskenya now a bigwig in the sector and this is what he had to say; “The recognition gives us hope that the work we are doing here from our office in Nairobi is helping companies and other investors get better content and thus make better business decisions worldwide. We are also encouraged by the 100 percent score in relevance and we will be pulling our socks to ensure we can score highly even in the other areas. Going forward this is a challenge that we have to work harder as well as a tap in the back that we are doing a good job,” said OilNews Kenya Founder and Managing Editor Samuel Kamau Mbote.

 

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Winfred Kuria
Winfred Kuria is a self-constituted web content writer in charge of Tech News and Events Publicity at Kachwanya.com. She will communicate in the simplest way possible with an aim of changing the world one mind at a time.
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