Tullow update: work restarts

Tullow Oil confirmed that its operations in Kenya have been restarted after the oil company reached an agreement with local leaders to prevent a repeat of protests that halted work last month. According to Reuters, residents of the remote, poverty-stricken northern Turkana community, supported by a local politician, marched on Tullow operations on October 26 to demand more jobs and other benefits. The government said protesters ransacked one site, which Tullow works on with partner Africa Oil.

Read the original at: http://www.independent.ie/business/tullow-oil-restarts-work-at-kenyan-site-as-production-levels-on-track-29751080.html


One thought on “Tullow update: work restarts

  1. Pingback: Tullow’s Ugandan venture still causing problems | theoilandgasworld

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s