Exploration & Production

TEN project may be delayed by Ghana/Ivory Coast dispute

Tullow Oil’s flagship TEN project off the coast of Ghana could face serious delays if a request by the Ivory Coast that Ghana suspend the exploration and development of all offshore oil and gas reserves in disputed territory is upheld.
By Staff reporter 3 March 2015 0 15421

Tullow Oil’s flagship Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) project off the coast of Ghana could face serious delays if a request by the Ivory Coast that Ghana suspend the exploration and development of all offshore oil and gas reserves in disputed territory is upheld.

The International Tribunal of the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), the body that is handling the territorial dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast, is expected to make a decision on the request in April.

The TEN project is expected to come onstream by mid-2016 and ITLOS...