Kenya’s oil is commercially viable

A Tullow exploration site in Turkana. In a statement uploaded on its website, British oil explorer Tullow Oil Plc said it will now move to negotiate with the government on oil production and how this can be done.

What you need to know:

  • In May, Tullow chief executive Aidan Heavey indicated that his company was ready to start producing oil and transporting it for refining in Mombasa if the roads leading to the exploration site in Turkana are built.

The oil deposits in Kenya are commercially viable, a leading company involved in exploration in Turkana County said Wednesday.

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