Nairobi seeks a mouthpiece to tout oil sector
With Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta recently unveiling particularly ambitious targets
Ten years after awarding its last exploration licenses, Uganda’s energy ministry and its Petroleum Exploration and Production Department are going to pick the companies which will operate six concessions around Lake Albert currently on the auction block.
The snail’s pace of Uganda’s decisions concerning outlets for its oil could prompt some companies like Tullow Oil to strongly turn their attention to neighbouring Kenya. Reserves identified in the Lokichar and Turkana basins combined with Nairobi’s pro-active stance are