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Ghana in talks to export gas to Ivory Coast

Ghana is looking to export gas to Ivory Coast via a new pipeline despite of competing national agendas and the unmet needs of its domestic market Ghana is looking to export gas to Ivory Coast via a new pipeline despite of competing national agendas and the unmet needs of its domestic market.
By Felix Janvrin 23 May 2019 Middle East & Africa / Pipelines, Storage & Power 0 34243
Eni's Offshore Cape Three Points project in Ghana. (Eni)

The key issue: Ghanaian Energy Minister John-Peter Amewu disclosed plans to sign a gas sales agreement for exports to Ivory Coast during a visit to the United States earlier this month.

Interfax analysis: A proposed deal that would see Ghana exporting gas to Ivory Coast may be good news for both countries, but it risks falling foul of several obstacles.

An agreement for the sale has yet to be reached, but the deal reportedly includes a scheme by Ghana National Gas Co. (GNGC) to build a...