Kenya looks to tap oil in northwest Turkana

The government of Kenya plans to start testing the production of crude oil in the northwest of the country. A British exploration company will transport oil from Turkana to a port on the Kenyan coast.

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    The government of Kenya plans to start testing the production of crude oil in the northwest of the country. A British exploration company will transport oil from Turkana to a port on the Kenyan coast. But government officials say the earliest the oilfields can be exploited commercially is 2020. Al Jazeera’s Catherine Soi reports from Turkana.


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