Tullow finds gas in Kenya

■ FTSE 100-listed Tullow Oil yesterday announced a significant gas discovery offshore Kenya. The Mbawa-1 well, drilling 70km off the coast of Malindi in Kenya, went down just over 2,500 metres and found 52 metres of gas, although no oil had been found. Further drilling will now take place at a depth of 3,275 metres. Tullow is also partners with Apache, Origen Energy and Pancontinental in the same licence. It marked Tullow’s first hydrocarbon discovery offshore Kenya.