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Vol 49 No 8

Published 11th April 2008


Lake Albert and the gushers

Congo-Kinshasa and Uganda still disagree about their shared border, but the scraps in which soldiers and civilians were killed on Lake Albert late last year have faded away, and companies on the Ugandan side are looking for oil again. The biggest is Tullow Oil, an Irish firm with significant blocks in Ghana and interests in three blocks on the edge of the Lake, two of them in partnership with Heritage Oil; between them, they have found oil in eight wells.

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