Tullow Spuds New Ruvuma Prospect in Tanzania

Aminex announced that it has been advised by Tullow Oil, operator of the Ruvuma PSA in southern Tanzania, that the Likonde-1 well was spudded at 7.30 hrs on January 9, 2010. Likonde-1 well will test multiple targets in the Tertiary, Cretaceous, and Permo-Trias Karoo intervals.

Participants in the well are Tullow 50%, Ndovu Resources Ltd. (an Aminex company) 37.5% and Solo Oil 12.5%.