Tullow says Kenyan oil potential could exceed Uganda

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey said Kenya’s oil potential may be greater than neighboring Uganda, where the company and its partners have found about 2.5 billion barrels of resources.

17th May, 2012
“What surprised us in Kenya was that the first well had such a big section of oil,” Tullow's Aidan Heavey said.

Tullow Oil chief executive Aidan Heavey said Kenya’s oil potential may be greater than neighboring Uganda, where the company and its partners have found about 2.5 billion barrels of resources.

“What surprised us in Kenya was that the first well had such a big section of oil,” Heavey said in London, in remarks reported by Bloomberg News. Drilling at Tullow’s Ngamia-1 well revealed more than 100 meters of oil, more than double the amount...

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