Could Turkish Petroleum bite bullet and fire up wildcat campaign in African offshore frontier?

Turkish Petroleum - which owns four drillships - could soon join three other players controlling marine acreage in the streife-torn country

Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (centre) and Minister of Defence Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur (left) walk near a Turkish naval vessel that docked in Mogadishu in late April.
Somalia President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud (centre) and Minister of Defence Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur (left) walk near a Turkish naval vessel that docked in Mogadishu in late April.Photo: REUTERS/SCANPIX
Published 5 June 2024, 08:25Updated 5 June 2024, 15:57