Afren Operations in Kenya
Afren has several assets in Kenya, including a 100 percent share in Blocks, L17 and L18, an 80 percent share in Block 1 (in a joint venture with Taipan Resources) and a 20 percent share in Block 10A (in a joint venture with Africa Oil and Tullow Oil). The company is the operator of Blocks L17, L18 and 1, except for Block 10A of which its partner Tullow Oil is the operator. Blocks L17 and L18 are offshore, in the Lamu Basin, where seismic data indicates prospective resources of 1088 million barrels of oil (MMbbl). Block 1 is an onshore area near the borders with Somalia and Ethiopia.