The Ekosowan-1 exploration well, drilled by Tullow Oil in Kenya’s South Lokichar basin (Block 10BB), encountered oil shows updip and 12 km southeast of the operator’s nearby Amosing-1 oil discovery. Ekosowan-1 intersected a gross 900-m section of near continuous oil pay throughout an interval of tight sands, extending the basin southward. The well was drilled by rig Sakson PR-5 to a total depth of 2029 m and will be plugged and abandoned. Tullow (50%) operates the block with partner Africa Oil Corporation (50%).
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