Kenya Rubs Shoulders With Other Oil Exporting Nations

President Uhuru Kenyatta has flagged-off the inaugural shipment of Kenya's crude oil from the Port of Mombasa, saying the country now joins the league of oil exporting nations. The maiden export was bought by Chemchina, a Chinese company, at the cost of U.S.$12 million for export to Malaysia.

Celsius Riga, the vessel to ship Kenya's crude oil at the Port of Mombasa.

Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho (left) and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary John Munyes at the Port of Mombasa for the official flagging off of the inaugural shipment of Kenya's first crude oil export.

President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives at the Port of Mombasa for the official flagging off of the inaugural shipment.

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