Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Kenya’s Hunt for the Black Gold

Tullow Oil Plc has discovered oil in Turkana County; this was made known to the nation by the president’s announcement yesterday. The Energy minister, Kiraitu Murungi during his press conference at Nyayo House also affirmed the discovery and added that the oil deposits would be bigger than Uganda’s. The oil was discovered in Ngamia-1 well, at a depth of 846 – 1041 metres after three years of exploration. The London-based Tullow Oil is the same company that discovered oil in Uganda and has pointed out that the oil has properties to the Ugandan light waxy crude.

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