Kenya's Black Gold Hunt Shows Results - 7 Years Later

Crude oil extracted in Turkana County will be stored in Mombasa, where it will be stored while authorities source viable international markets. This forms part of an experimental programme called Early Oil Pilot Scheme. It has taken close to seven years to get oil out of the fields since it was first discovered in 2012.



A police vehicle escorts trucks loaded with crude oil from Ngamia 8 oil fields in Turkana County on June 3, 2018.

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