Where we operate


Last updated: 12 Feb 2014

Key statistics

Countries Licences Acreage
(sq km)
Producing fields  2013 Working interest production (boepd)  2013 Sales
2013 Capital
2013  Workforce
24 150 329,431 67 84,200 $2,647 $1,800m 2,034


Tullow Oil plc is one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in Europe. The Group is entering its next phase of growth with a major focus on Africa and the Atlantic Margin basins, where Tullow is already a dominant player following exploration success in Ghana, French Guiana, Uganda, Kenya and Norway.

Tullow has a large portfolio of exploration and production assets with a focus on balanced long-term growth. The Group has interests in over 150 licences across more than 20 countries, producing from a total of 68 fields. In 2013, average working interest production was 84,200 boepd, generating sales revenue of $1.6bn.

In 2013, Tullow E&A capital spend amounted to $1 billion with major discoveries made in Kenya and Norway. Beyond our high-profile wildcat wells, appraisal drilling in Uganda, Gabon and Congo (Brazzaville) also contributed towards Tullow’s overall success. These wells importantly provide additional reserves and resources which will add to the Group’s future cash flows as they are monetised. Additional capital has been spent on acquiring seismic and new ventures activity which aims to continue high grading Tullow's exploration portfolio of around 400 leads and prospects for future drilling campaigns.

By the end of 2013, Tullow had a total workforce of 2,034 around the world, an increase of 14% on the previous year. Tullow has attracted industry leading professionals and is well resourced to deliver on its major projects in the coming years.

Featured country film - Uganda

Learn about Tullow's operations in Uganda following our entry into the country in 2004 and the discovery of 1.7 billion barrels of recoverable resources.


Published November 2013

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Contact details

Tullow Oil plc, Building 9,
Chiswick Park,
566 Chiswick High Road,
W4 5XT,

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3249 9000
Fax: +44 (0) 20 3249 8801
Email: info@tullowoil.com

Uganda Country Report

Uganda County Report

Read about our operational activities and economic contribution in Uganda.

Uganda Country Report PDF (5.43MB)

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