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Sierra Leone: Lukoil completes its 1st oil exploration well off country’s coast

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Sierra Leone’s government says Russia’s Lukoil has completed its first exploration well off the coast of the West African nation, confirming the presence of “high-quality oil.”

In a statement issued late Monday, the government congratulated Lukoil and said a full appraisal of the amount of potential oil would be completed by the end of the year.