In a special gesture, Lekoil was welcomed to market by Alderman Roger Gifford, Lord Mayor of the City of London, who presented a commemorative plaque to the company to mark the occasion.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Lagos, Lekoil is an independent, Africa-focused oil and gas exploration company. While most of its assets are in Nigeria, it also has interests in offshore Namibia. Lekoil is the fourth oil & gas explorer with significant operations in Nigeria on London’s markets. Since 2007 oil and gas companies have raised over US $21.6 billion on London’s markets.
London Stock Exchange is the largest international stock exchange for African companies. Since 2008, Africa-focused companies listed on London Stock Exchange have raised over $6.5 billion in new and further issues.