Kenya says Tullow to start oil production in March 2017

Exports are expected to begin in June next year

24th August, 2016

In an emailed statement issued by Kenya's presidency after a meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and Tullow's chief operating officer Paul McDade, Kenyatta said: “We have started and we are not moving back. We want to be at the top of the pile. So, we have set a path and by 2019, Kenya is going to be a major oil producer and exporter."

Tullow said it is committed to “aggressive” exploration that will see...

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