Ghana News


Eni Makes Discovery Offshore Ghana

May 10, 2019

Italian supermajor Eni said it has found gas and condensate in the first exploration well drilled in CTP-Block 4, approximately 50 kilometers off the Ghana coast.The well was drilled on the Akoma exploration prospect and proved an estimated…

Aker Completes Appraisal Drilling off Ghana

Apr 29, 2019

The offshore oil and gas operator Aker Energy Ghana, as the operator of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block, announces that is has concluded its appraisal drilling campaign offshore Ghana.The Company is currently working on a revised Plan for Development and Operations (PDO)…

Aker Energy Submits $4.4 Bln Ghana Plan

Mar 28, 2019

Norwegian oil company Aker Energy said on Thursday it has submitted to Ghana a $4.4 billion plan for developing the Deepwater Tano/Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block offshore Ghana.The block's Pecan field, located about 115 kilometers off the West African country in ultra-deep waters ranging from 2…

Aker Energy Eyes IPO

Feb 14, 2019

Norwegian oil company Aker said on Thursday that its exploration start-up in Ghana will submit development plans to Ghanaian authorities in March and the parent will then decide whether to sell stakes via an initial public offering or other means…

Aker Energy Eyes FPSO for Ghana Project

Feb 13, 2019

Ocean Yield announced Tuesday that it has entered into an agreement with Aker Energy for the option to bareboat charter the floating production, storage and offloading unit (FPSO) Dhirubhai-1 for a period of 15 years. If the option is exercised…

Tullow Eyes Additional Wells Offshore Ghana

Jan 17, 2019

London-based Tullow Oil has unveiled plans to drill for oil and gas in Ghana's offshore Tweneboa Enyenra Ntomme (TEN) oil fields in the deepwater Tano Block as the company embarks on a work program that could see it increase its production in West Africa by 10% in 2019…

Aker Energy Hits Oil in Ghana

Jan 11, 2019

The operator of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block, Aker Energy, has announced the near-completion of a successful drilling operation of the Pecan-4A appraisal well offshore the Western Region of Ghana.This, the Chief Executive Officer at Aker Energy…

Ghana Exploration Licensing Round Attracts Global Majors

Dec 24, 2018

Sixteen oil and gas firms have submitted applications for one or more of five Ghanaian offshore blocks in the West African country's first exploration licensing round, its energy ministry said.The interest is a major vote of confidence in Ghana…

GOIL to Partner in Exxon Deepwater Field

Nov 07, 2018

Ghana has approved state-owned company GOIL as minority local partner for Exxon Mobil's deepwater offshore oilfield, Energy Minister Peter Amewu said on Wednesday.The West African nation is receiving 'huge interest' from international and local…

Ghana FSU/FSRU Finally Under Construction

Oct 31, 2018

Ghana's liquefied natural gas (LNG) import project is finally under construction, years after its original inception, with two vessels contracted to store and regasify the fuel by the second quarter of 2020, a project partner said on Wednesday…

UK's Tullow to Ramp Up Ghana Oil Production

Oct 23, 2018

UK-based Tullow Oil aims to ramp up its oil production in Ghana to 180,000 barrels per day by the end of the year, following successful drilling of additional wells, its Ghana head Kweku Awotwi said on Tuesday.Tullow is confident of sustaining peak production from its two oilfields in Ghana…

Tullow Hires Subsea 7 for Offshore Ghana

Oct 10, 2018

Subsea 7 S.A. announced the award of a contract by Tullow Ghana Limited on the Jubilee field, offshore Ghana, in water depths of up to 1000 meters.According to a press release from the London-headquartered subsea engineering company, the engineering…

Tullow signs up Maersk drillship for Ghana drilling

Jan 03, 2018

Danish drilling rig operator Maersk Drilling has won a four-year contract with Tullow Oil for use of the deepwater drillship Maersk Venturer offshore Ghana. The contract, signed in December 2017, is expected to start in February 2018…

Eni targets OCTP gas by 2018

Nov 07, 2017

Italy's Eni announced that its gas development offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP), Ghana, is 63% complete, with start-up planned for 2018. Eni said that construction on the onshore receiving facility and associated pipelines are proceeding as planned…

TEN development drilling to resume in 2018

Nov 06, 2017

Tullow Oil plans to resume development drilling at the TEN (Tweneboa, Enyenra, Ntomme) field offshore Ghana in early 2018 after a drilling moratorium related to a boundary dispute was lifted, partner Kosmos Energy reported today (6 November)…

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