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Ghana seeks major participating stake in the nation upstream with $1bn Aker interest buy back

The Ghana energy minister Matthew Prempeh recently in a 10-page power-point presentation and a rambling thesis on ‘global energy transition’ presented to the country’s parliament seeks for parliamentary approval to borrow  the sum of $1.6bn to buy back stakes in two offshore oil licences not yet in development. The minister expressed his initiative for Ghana […]

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An economic ‘Manna’ as Eni discovered significant oil in Block 4, offshore Ghana

Italian oil giant,  Eni has announced a significant oil discovery on the Eban exploration prospect in CTP Block 4, offshore Ghana. The Eban – 1X well is the second well drilled in CTP Block 4, following the Akoma discovery. Preliminary estimates place the potential of the Eban–Akoma complex between 500 and 700 Mboe in place. […]

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TechnipFMC secures integrated EPCI contract for Tullow’s Jubilee SE development off Ghana

TechnipFMC has been awarded a significant  integrated Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (iEPCI™) contract for the Jubilee South East development, located offshore Ghana. It will be the company’s first iEPCI™ project with Tullow Ghana. Jubilee South East is an extension to the Jubilee field. The contract builds upon TechnipFMC’s established relationship with Tullow and covers […]

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Ghana Court compels Eni to remit 30% Sankofa revenue to escrow account

A Commercial High Court in Ghana has ruled that 30 per cent of revenues from Eni Exploration and Production Ghana Limited’s Sankofa field be placed in an interest-bearing account until the final determination of the unitisation case. Eni and Springfield must agree on the account in which the money should be placed, it said, adding […]

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MDL delivers Ghana’s Tema LNG port a flexible installation

MDL Third-generation Reel Drive System, operated by the company’s expert offshore personnel, was used to deploy a 13” gas lift riser from an 11.4m reel which was mobilised on the back of an Anchor Handler Vessel. The tie-in connected the beach with a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility, located 12km off the coast of Tema, […]

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Tullow announces the start of a multi-year, multi-well drilling campaign offshore Ghana

 Tullow Oil has announced the start of a multi-year, multi-well drilling campaign offshore Ghana with the commencement of drilling of the first well at the Jubilee Field.  As previously announced, the Maersk Venturer, which has been contracted for four years, is expected to drill four wells in total in 2021, consisting of two Jubilee production […]

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Tullow Oil proposes $4.4-billion 10-year investment period in Ghana’s oilfields

The investment will be channelled into drilling of more than 50 new oil wells and the installation of additional subsea infrastructure on the Jubilee and Tweneboa, Enyira and Ntomme (TEN) oilfields. It forms part of Tullow’s comprehensive plan to deliver maximum value for the country and stakeholders — Ghana Value Maximisation Plan. The Managing Director […]

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Tullow Announces update on the redetermination of its Reserves Based Lending facility (“RBL”)

Over the past few weeks, Tullow has been reviewing its business plan and operating strategy with lending banks within its RBL and their financial advisers, as well as with the financial advisers of the 2021 convertible bond holders and the 2022 bond holders. This plan is expected to generate material cash flow, which will enable […]

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Ghana:Maersk Drilling wins long-term drilling campaign contract from Tullow Oil

Maersk Drilling has received a conditional letter of award from Tullow Ghana Ltd for the provision of the ultra-deepwater drillship Maersk Venturer and additional services for a development drilling campaign at the TEN and Jubilee fields offshore Ghana. The duration of the final contract is around four years with expected commencement in Q2 2021. The […]

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Wissam Al Monthiry Is the New MD Tullow Ghana

Following the retirement of Kweku Awotwi from Tullow Ghana this June 2020, the company has appointed Wissam Al Monthiry as the new Managing Director. Kweku Awotwi is the first Managing Director of Tullow Ghana to be promoted to Executive Vice President of Tullow Oil plc. Among his achievements as MD, the TEN fields produced its […]

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