Fourth EAGE Eastern Africa Petroleum Geoscience Forum

Effective Exploration and Development of Hydrocarbons through Technology and Partnership

3 - 5 December
Nairobi, Kenya
Call for papers

The Forum will be held in the city of Nairobi in Kenya.


Kenya’s capital city has risen in a single century from a brackish uninhabited swampland to a thriving modern capital.  Modern Nairobi is still the safari capital of the Africa, but the modern world has quickly caught up with the city. A frontier town no more, Nairobi has become one of Africa’s largest, and most interesting cities.

Nairobi is a city that never seems to sleep. The entire town has a boundless energy, and is thriving place where all of human life can be found. This is a place of great contrasts and is an established hub for business and culture

Immigration & Visas: All visitors travelling to Kenya should check with the diplomatic missions in their home country or country of residence for visa requirements.  The Kenya Department of Immigration is currently in the process of moving all foreign and national services online.  For more information please visit

All foreign citizens wishing to travel to Kenya will need an evisa, except citizens from countries who are exempt including the citizens from : Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Burundi, Cyprus, Darussalam, Dominica, Ethiopia, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Jamaica, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia (For less than 30 days stay), Maldives, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa (For less than 30 days stay), Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia, Zimbabwe.

Location: Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya

Language: The two official languages English and Swahili are spoken widely.

Local Time: GMT+3

Currency: The monetary unit is the Kenya Shilling (Ksh) which is divided into 100 cents.

Climate: February is the hottest month in Nairobi with an average temperature of 21°C (69°F) and the coldest is July at 17°C (62°F) with the most daily sunshine hours at 9 in February. The wettest month is April with an average of 130mm of rain.