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Ghana Tells Eni, Springfield to Unitize Offshore Oil Fields

Nov 12, 2020

Ghana has imposed terms and conditions for Italian major ENI and Ghanaian operator Springfield E&P to combine their adjacent oil and gas fields, after the parties failed to reach an agreement, according to a letter from the energy ministry.The Oct. 14 letter from the oil ministry seen by Reuters on Thursday, said the decision was made to ensure optimum exploitation of the Afina and Sankofa fields.Ghana…

Tullow Extends Maersk Drillship Term After Cancellation Notice

Aug 14, 2020

Oil and gas company Tullow Oil has extended the contract with Maersk Drilling for the use of the Maersk Venturer drillship in Angola, following the contract termination for the same rig announced in March.Namely, Maersk Drilling in March said…

Down But Not Out: Aker Energy Committed to Developing Ghana Offshore Oil Field Despite Delay

Jun 05, 2020

Norwegian oil firm Aker Energy, which operates the Pecan offshore oil field development offshore Ghana, is not giving up on the project, despite having recently delayed a Final Investment Decision 'indefinitely' due to the plunge in oil prices…

Tullow Says 58 Workers Test Positive for COVID-19 Offshore Ghana

May 29, 2020

Fifty-eight workers tested positive for COVID-19 at an oil production facility run by Tullow Oil off Ghana's Atlantic coast, the company said in a statement on Friday,Fifty-seven workers tested positive on a support vessel for a floating production and storage (FPSO) unit…

Total Backs Out of Oxy's Ghana Assets Acquisition

May 18, 2020

French oil major Total is pulling out of the agreed acquisition of Occidental Petroleum's Ghana assets.The two companies in 2019 signed a deal whereby Total was to acquire all of the assets of Anadarko in Africa for about $8.8 billion, following the completion of Oxy's takeover of Anadarko…

Aker Energy Delays Ghana Offshore Project 'Indefinitely'

Apr 01, 2020

Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo in February said he expected Norwegian oil firm Aker Energy to make a final investment decision on the Pecan offshore development 'within a month or two.' The wait is now set to be prolonged 'indefinitely.'Namely…

Tullow Rescinds Maersk Drillship Contract

Mar 24, 2020

Oil company Tullow Oil has terminated the drilling contract with Maersk Drilling for the Maersk Venturer drillship in Ghana.Maersk Drilling said Tuesday it had received a notification from Tullow Ghana 'of early termination for convenience of the drilling contract…

Ghana Expects Aker Energy's FID on Pecan 'Within 1-2 Months'

Feb 25, 2020

Ghana expects Norway's Aker Energy to make a final investment decision in the near future regarding the West African country's planned Pecan oilfield development, Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo said on Monday.The government has been frustrated…

Aker Energy, Yinson Sign Pecan FPSO LoI

Feb 21, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker Energy has signed a letter of intent with Malaysian FPSO provider for the delivery of an FPSO for Aker Energy's Pecan oil field offshore Ghana.Subject to a firm contract signing, Yinson will get the deal for…

Aker Energy Taps Fugro for Pecan Field Survey in Ghana

Feb 10, 2020

Aker Energy, a Norwegian oil company working to develop its Pecan field, offshore Ghana, has hired the Dutch offshore survey specialist Fugro to examine the seabed at the location ahead of the further Pecan infrastructure planning.The Pecan…

Aker Energy Names New Ghana Country Director

Jan 31, 2020

Norwegian oil company Aker Energy has named Kadijah Amoah as Country Director for its business in Ghana. The company explained the appointment as part of its strategy to strengthen its local presence and management in Ghana. Aker Energy holds…

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