- Tullow Oil
Tullow Oil is Africa's leading independent oil company and our exploration-led growth strategy is focused on light oil in Africa and the Atlantic Margins. We are a highly successful explorer opening four new oil basins in Africa and South America in the last seven years. Our most recent success followed the East African Rift Basins from our major discovery in the Lake Albert Rift Basin in Uganda, to the South Lokichar Basin in Kenya where a significant discovery was made in 2012.
Our portfolio of over 150 licences spans 25 countries and is organised into three regions. We are headquartered in London and have corporate offices in Ireland, Ghana, Uganda and South Africa. We have a total global workforce of over 1,700 people, with approximately 50% of these working in our African operations. Our shares are listed on the London, Irish and Ghana Stock Exchanges and the Group is a constituent of the FTSE 100 index.