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.
A pact has been signed in Aberdeen between Scotland and Ghana to take advantage of emerging oil and gas opportunities in the African country.
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between the UK Ghana Chamber of Commerce and its Scottish counterpart will be signed in Aberdeen next week.
ExxonMobil has agreed to buy exploration and production rights for a block off Ghana.
A subsidiary of Danish conglomerate Moller-Maersk will carry out drilling work on fields offshore Ghana as part of a four-year deal with Tullow.
Several people have been killed in a tanker explosion at a petrol station in Ghana.
Two companies with extensive Aberdeen holdings, Sparrows Group have launched a joint venture (JV) with Hydra Group Ltd to deliver crane lifting and inspection services in Ghana.