Tullow’s Etom-2 well has discovered oil in Block 13T of northern Kenya. Drilled to a 5,429-ft final depth, the well found 334 ft of net pay in two columns while probing an untested fault block identified by 3D seismic. The presence of high-°API oil was indicated by oil samples, cores, and log data, and the reservoir quality is the best discovered so far in the South Lokichar Basin, the company said. With a 50% interest, Tullow is the block’s operator and Africa Oilholds the remaining interest.


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