Tullow reports finding more oil in Lokichar, Turkana

Lokichar trading centre in Turkana. PHOTO | JARED NYATAYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • On Wednesday, Tullow Oil announced it had found oil in the Emekuya-1 well in the basin after a similar discovery early in the year in two other wells drilled last year.
  • The company said it had drilled through 75 vertical metres of rock that holds oil.

More oil has been discovered in South Lokichar basin in Turkana, boosting efforts to spread exploration of the commodity.

Welcome!

You're all set to enjoy unlimited Prime content.