Kenya’s Oil Pipeline Construction To Commence in 2 Weeks, Energy CS Keter

File photoENERGY BRIEF, April 29, 2016

Kenya’s oil pipeline works is expected to commence in the next two weeks, Energy Cabinet Secretary Charles Keter revealed in his office on Thursday 28th April 2016.

The oil pipeline from Lokichar to the Lamu port will be 891 kilometer pipeline expected upon completion to move 600 million barrels of crude oil from Lokichar Basin in Turkana County to Lamu port at the Coast.

According to Energy CS, Kenya will construct the 891 kilometer pipeline with Africa Oil Corporation  which is a Canadian cased oil and gas company, British oil firm Tullow PLC, Major shipping company and Danish business conglomerate, Maersk.

Kenya decided to go alone on the oil pipeline construction after Uganda opted to build the other pipeline through its southern borders.

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