LONDON--Tullow Oil PLC (TLW.LN) said Monday it has entered into a farm-down agreement with Total E&P Uganda B.V. regarding its assets in Uganda worth a total of $900 million in cash.

As part of the agreement, Tullow Oil will transfer 21.57% of its 33.33% stake in Exploration areas 1, 1A, 2 and 3A in Uganda to Total.

Shares at 1540 GMT up 15.30 pence, or 4.7%, at 340 pence valuing the company at GBP3.11 billion.

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January 09, 2017 10:57 ET (15:57 GMT)

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