Ghana Energy

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Ghana has launched its first open bid for oil and gas leases, a move aimed at attracting international energy investors to the country’s upstream market.

Momentum in Ghana’s hydrocarbons industry is increasing, with a new offshore field entering production, and the prospect of more oil and gas leases to be offered for exploration.


In your opinion, what role would Ghana play in a subregional electricity market?


With local output fuelling new thermal power generation projects, natural gas production and distribution is crucial to efforts to reduce power shortages. As projected in the 2015 Gas Master Plan and the 2016 energy outlook published by the Energy Commission, power provision is expected to constitute over 80% of total gas demand from 2015 to...


The participation of independent power producers (IPPs) in Ghana has continued to grow since the thermal Takoradi Power Station was first built in Aboadze in 2004. Indeed, IPPs are quickly catching up to public generation in terms of capacity. As of October 2017, the power capacity that is provided by IPPs and non-state-run power plants in...


Since product output began in August 2016, the offshore Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme (TEN) field had already produced some 800,000 barrels of oil by late 2017. Extraction efforts are expected to bring about substantial growth in the oil and gas sector in the coming years. “With the positive results for Ghana from the International Tribunal for...

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