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SouthWest Energy


  • Founded in 2005 as the first Ethiopian-owned oil and gas exploration company
  • Operator and 100% holder of rights in three adjacent blocks in the Jijiga Basin (subset of Ogaden Basin) and one block in the Gambella Region
  • Assets cover 46,000 km2 – Top 5 Acreage Holder in East Africa
  • Independent third party study shows more than a billion barrels of oil potential
  • Plans to complete 4-well drilling program in 2016
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