Tullow Oil Plc is one the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production company with operations in Africa, Europe, South Asia and South America. The company is Africa’s leading independent oil company with recent basin opening discoveries in Ghana, Uganda and Kenya.
Tullow Oil Plc was founded by Aidan Heavey in 1985 in Ireland as a gas exploration business operating in Senegal. Acquisitions of BP’s North Sea Gas Fields in 2000, Energy Africa in 2004 and Hardman Resources in 2007 greatly enhanced the Group’s operations in Africa and Mauritania and added high-impact exploration licenses in South America.
Tullow is quoted on the London, Irish, and Ghanaian stock exchanges; and has interests in over 120 exploration and production licences across 22 countries which are managed as three business delivery teams: West Africa, East Africa, and New Ventures.
The company’s head office is in London, United Kingdom and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc.