Total (TOT) is expected to drill its first of as many as eight oil exploration wells in Uganda's...

|By:, SA News Editor

Total (TOT) is expected to drill its first of as many as eight oil exploration wells in Uganda's oil-rich Lake Albertine rift basin before the end of this year, as it continues efforts to determine the size of oil reserves in its exploration block in the country. With ~1.8B untapped barrels of oil, Uganda is expected to join Nigeria, Angola and Sudan among sub-Saharan Africa's major crude producers.