What we do

Tullow is focused on unlocking value from oil and gas resources in Africa.

Business model

Our purpose

To build a better future through responsible oil and gas development.

Contributing to Africa’s energy future

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Partnering with host nations

We believe Africa has potential to play a growing role in the energy supply mix and the right to benefit from its natural resources.


of global new gas discoveries in the last decade were in Africa1

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Sharing prosperity

We deliver economic and social benefits that boost local economies and support current and future generations.

$6 billion

revenue to Government of Ghana from 2010 to 2022 from Jubilee and TEN

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Supporting a just transition

We are on track to reduce emissions while meeting energy demand and helping reverse energy poverty.

Our Net

by 2030 strategy

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Harnessing opportunities

We are a responsible developer and well placed to be a steward of Africa’s material resource base.

>30 billion

proven resources in West Africa2

1. Source: www.spglobal.com/commodityinsights/en/market-insights/latest-news/oil/110821-africa-embraces-gas-in-energytransition-debate-amid-fears-of-secure-supplies.

2. Source: www.welligence.com. Welligence proven resources include producing and undeveloped resources.

Our strategy

We are working to create a resilient business which gives us full flexibility to unlock value from our existing resources and take advantage of organic and inorganic value-accretive opportunities.

Capital efficiency


Maximising asset performance through safe, efficient and reliable operations.

Operational excellence


Managing cost and capital to deliver a robust balance sheet with financial flexibility.

Business growth


Developing discovered resources, near-field and infrastructure-led exploration and securing value-accretive opportunities.

Our values

Aim high

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  • Have a growth mindset and adapt to change.
  • Seize every opportunity to learn and improve.
  • Work together to uncover greater impact for our business, stakeholders, and the communities we work with.
Own it

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  • Take ownership and empower others through trust, clear expectations, and open communication.
  • Balance innovation with structure and diligence.
  • Deliver results with focus and intention.
Be true

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  • Promote an inclusive and fair environment where all are supported, and every voice and contribution is recognised.
  • Act responsibly, with safety as a fundamental, non-negotiable aspect of our work.
  • Do what is right.

Our operations

Our operations are centred on our West Africa producing assets in Ghana, Gabon and Côte d’Ivoire. We also have a material discovered resource base in Kenya.

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Our people

Our people strive for excellence in an inclusive and diverse environment. We are fostering a culture of continuous improvement and we are committed to ensuring every individual feels recognised, respected and proud of the impact they make.

Our people


Tullow is deeply committed to building a better future through responsible oil and gas development.

  • Create jobs
  • Develop capacity in parts of the national workforce
  • Create local business opportunities
  • Encourage foreign direct investment through our international supply chain

We also recognise that paying our taxes in our countries of operation is an important commercial, legal and moral obligation. Tullow not only supports this obligation but is transparent about what tax payments we make.

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