The reduction in Chinese oil demand as a result of the coronavirus has taken its toll on African exports.
Fugro has won geotechnical and geophysical survey work on Aker Energy’s Pecan field, offshore Ghana.
Aker Energy Ghana is replacing country director Jan Helge Skogen with Kadijah Amoah, effective as of February 1.
Indian Oil Corp. (IOC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Ghana’s National Petroleum Authority (NPA) on the implementation of an LPG policy.
Tullow expects to report pre-tax impairments and exploration write-offs of around $1.5 billion for 2019, as a result of a lower oil price forecast and a reduction in 2P reserves at the TEN project, offshore Ghana.
Ghana has had a decidedly mixed couple of months, with a major offshore discovery offsetting problems at Tullow Oil and Aker Energy.
Ghana’s Springfield Exploration and Production has found oil in two areas at its Afina-1 well on its West Cape Three Points (WCTP) Block 2, offshore Ghana.
CEO Jan Arve Haugen of Ghana-focused Aker Energy has resigned, replaced in the interim by Svein Jakob Liknes, who was the company’s head of operations. Changes are also being made to the company’s board.
Ghanaian President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo has ceremonially launched the generation of electricity, using gas from the Sankofa field.
Well management firm Exceed Energy has enjoyed at jump in profits after injecting fresh impetus to its overseas expansion ambitions.
Tullow Oil chief executive Paul McDade and exploration director Angus McCoss have resigned with immediate effect as production expectations for 2020 and beyond have been slashed.
Springfield Exploration and Production has discovered 50 metres of light net oil pay at its Afina-1 well, with gross thickness of 65 metres, offshore Ghana.
Kosmos Energy notched up $16 million in net income for the third quarter, while also celebrating a discovery offshore Equatorial Guinea.
Aker Energy has changed its plans to develop the Pecan field in Ghana in the face of regulatory complexity.
Springfield Exploration and Production began drilling the Afina-1x well, offshore Ghana, on October 7.
Equatorial Guinea is pioneering developments in gas trading around West Africa with plans for a first regasification facility and political initiatives.
Ghana has set out a proposal on how to develop potential cross-border resources with its neighbour, Cote d’Ivoire.
Aberdeen-based Stena Drilling has won a contract to provide a drillship for a well campaign off Ghana.
Subsea 7 has won a contract with Tullow Ghana on the Jubilee field.
Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has entered a five-year partnership to help bring thousands of young people into Ghana’s oil and gas industry.
UK firm Tullow Oil has lost a legal dispute with Kosmos Energy over the termination of a contract in Ghana.
Aberdeen-headquartered Stena Drilling has won a contract to supply one of its vessels for a project in Ghana later this year.
The chief executive of Ghana’s Petroleum Commission has said Aberdeen will play a “vital part” in the country’s upcoming “oil boom”.
Scotland’s biggest trade delegation from Africa arrives in Aberdeen next week.
Ghana sees the country’s state-owned gas-station operator as the leading bidder to partner Exxon Mobil for the exploration of crude at an offshore field, according to two people familiar with the matter.