Tullow Plans More Ghana Wells Once Maritime-Border Spat Settled

Tullow Plans More Ghana Wells Once Maritime-Border Spat Settled

Tullow Oil Plc plans to drill more wells off Ghana once a ruling on a border dispute is out of the way. Ghana and Ivory...
First Oil Flows from OCTP Project Offshore Ghana

First Oil Flows from OCTP Project Offshore Ghana

FPSO John Agyekum Kufuor is designed to produce up to 85,000 boe/d from 18 subsea wells. (Courtesy Eni) Eni has started production from its Offshore Cape...

Our Structures Isolate Us from Government’s Interference – GNPC Explorco Boss insist

Governments’ interference in state owned companies in many countries have always led to investors’ apprehension and mistrust leading either to collapse or the inefficient...

US Ambassador to Ghana Pays Courtesy Call on Energy Minister

His Excellency, Robert Porter Jackson, the United States of America’s Ambassador to Ghana has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Energy, Honourable...

Deputy Energy Minister Commissions Marine Gas Oil (MGO) Tank facility in Takoradi

Deputy Energy Minister, Hon. Dr. Mohammed Amin Anta, has commissioned a13.5 million litre Marine Gas Oil (MGO) Tank facility in Takoradi. The facility which...

Conflict of interest is a recipe for Corruption – CSPOG

By Gilbert Boyefio   The Civil Society Platforms on Oil and Gas (CSPOG) has described as unfortunate the situation where it has become the norm, rather...

Energy Minister Cuts Sod for Project for Reinforcement of Power Supply To Accra Central

The Minister of Energy, Honorable Boakye Agyarko has cut the sod for the “PROJECT FOR REINFORCEMENT OF POWER SUPPLY TO ACCRA CENTRAL” to improve...

GNPC Operating Services Company (“GOSCO”) Partners Lloyd’s Register to deliver services to Ghana’s oil...

By Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu Lloyd’s Register, a leading global provider of engineering and technology-centric professional services, has signed an agreement with GOSCO to form a joint venture...

Strong Regulatory Regime Accounts for Ghana’s Success in the Oil and Gas Industry –...

By Gilbert Boyefio  The Acting Chief Executive of the Petroleum Commission of Ghana, Mr. Theo Awhireng, has said strong legal and regulatory regime and human...

ACEP Calls On Government to Check GNPC

By Gilbert Boyefio The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has appealed to Ghana’s new government to ensure that the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC)...

GE Opens New Facility in Ghana

GE Oil & Gas has opened a new facility in Ghana’s Takoradi Port, expanding its global footprint and supporting local investment.  The facility, which...

TechnipFMC Wins Contract In Onshore

By Gilbert Boyefio with agency reports The Franco-American oil and gas company TechnipFMC has been awarded an onshore contract for project management, engineering, procurement, construction...

We Have $300m in Sinking Fund- Terkper

Finance Minister, Seth Terkper has debunked allegations that the outgoing government has depleted the Sinking Fund, stating that Ghana’s sinking fund, created for the...

Relocation of GNPC “not well thought through” – ACEP

The incoming government’s plan to relocate the headquarters of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to the Western region is not prudent, the Africa...

Fury over Use of Oil Money

…as PIAC takes its reports to the districts A composite report on government’s management and use of the country’s petroleum revenues, currently being disseminated in...

Oil and Politics: What Do Ghana’s Political Parties Have To Offer?

As Ghana’s Presidential and Parliamentary elections draws closer, players in the oil and gas industry have started interrogating the manifestoes of the two main...

Lack of Capacity Still Constrains Local Content in Ghana – AGI

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) has cited the lack of capacity building as one major constraint to local content in Ghana. After almost three...

NPP ALLEGATION ABOUT GAS OFFER TO CHINA UNTRUE

Accra, 28th October, 2016: The Ministry of Petroleum has observed with concern media reports on false allegations made by the New Patriotic Party (NPP)...

President John Dramani Mahama Turns Production Valve on FPSO Atta Mills to Mark the...

By Margaret Nongo-Okojokwu Accra, August 17, 2016: The President of Ghana, His Excellence John Dramani Mahama, accompanied by the Minister for Petroleum, Hon Emmanuel Armah-Kofi...

MP urges players in extractive sector to initiate safety bill

By Gilbert Boyefio The Member of Parliament for Takoradi, Hon. Kwabena Otchere-Darko, has urged players in the extractive industry sin Ghana to rally together to...

Ghana takes over chairmanship of WAGP Committee of Ministers

Ghana’s Minister for Petroleum, Hon Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah has been named chairman of the West African Gas Pipeline Project (WAGP) Committee of Ministers. The...

TEN Project Remains on Budget, Scheduled For First Oil Early August

The 2016 half year results by Tullow Oil Plc indicate that the TEN Project is on schedule and on budget to deliver first oil...

Stakeholders Jubilate Over Passage Of E&P Law

By Gilbert Boyefio Accra, Ghana Many of the major actors in Ghana’s oil and gas industry have expressed joy over the passage of the Petroleum (Exploration...

Oil Companies Owe Ghana over $700,000; Think-Tanks Worried

By Prince Appiah Nine out of 16 oil companies failed to pay a total of $721,000 in surface rentals to government last year, according to...

Ghana’s New Petroleum Law Will Open Up Investments

Ghana’s Petroleum Minister, Emmanuel Armah Kofi-Buah, has described as ‘good news’ the passage of the Petroleum and Exploration Bill, which he believes will attract...

GHANA’S PETROLEUM (EXPLORATION AND PRODUCTION) BILL, 2016 PASSED INTO LAW

Accra, 05th August, 2016: Ghana's Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Bill, 2016, has been passed into law, after a long and extensive consultative process, yesterday,...

Petroleum Ministry & It’s Agencies Attend a Two Day Training Workshop On NACAP

Accra, July 30, 2016: The Ministry of Petroleum and its agencies organised a two day training workshop on the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP)....

Ghana takes over chairmanship of WAGP Committee of Ministers

Accra 15th July, 2016: The Minister for Petroleum, Hon Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah on July 12, 2016 was named chairman of the West African Gas...

Ghanaian Companies Grab $1Billion Worth of Contracts

Available data from Ghana’s Petroleum Commission, the regulatory agency, shows that the oil and gas sector had provided direct high quality jobs for more...

The BOGA Theory: Finding African Solutions to African Problems

By Gilbert Boyefio The need for Africa to find locally tailored solutions for the continents many challenges was the focus at the just concluded second...

Ghana Gets Exciting As TEN Project Comes On Stream

By Gilbert Boyefio The exciting word on the mouth of many players in the oil and gas sector in Ghana today is the TEN project,...

Government Support KNUST with US$12.9M

The Ministry of Petroleum through its Oil and Gas Capacity Building Project (OGCBP) last week commissioned two state of the art laboratories, the chemical...

Nigeria’s Fuel Crisis Creates Hardship for Ghana

Imagine that Nigeria’s oil wells dry up. Imagine that the tens of thousands of litres of Gas supply from Nigeria to her West African...

Gas Supply from Nigeria Unreliable, Alternative Urged

The two countries had agreed on a daily gas supply of 120 million metric standard cubic feet (mmscf) of gas from N-Gas but the...

Terra Energy Introduces Satellite-Based STeP Technology in Ghana

In light of last year’s approval of the work programme for work to commence on the inland Voltaian Basin by the Ministry of Petroleum,...

Ghana Gas Embarks On Operation “If You See Something, Say Something” -To Protect Gas...

By Gilbert Boyefio The Ghana Gas Company Limited (Ghana Gas) has embarked on an operation to secure its entire oil and gas infrastructure in the...

GNPC, Quantum Power Announce Construction And Operation Of Tema LNG Import Terminal

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation and Quantum Power agree terms for the construction and operation of the Tema LNG Import Terminal. Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC)...

Cutting Cost on Low Oil Price Employing the Marine Seeps Detection Technology

By Gilbert Boyefio High graded satellite seep on NW-SE seismic line in the Deep Offshore Mumbai area (seep input courtesy of Fugro NPA) PSDM section...

GNPC Take Over Of Ghana Gas Still Drags On

Two years after the Government of Ghana’s plans to have the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to entirely takeover the management and operations of...

New Ghana Gas Board Visits Atuabo Gas Processing Plant

The new Board of the Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) has assured staff of their readiness to work with management of the gas...

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