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Ghana associated gas plans on hold as Ivory Coast verdict looms

Tullow’s exploration of the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme fields could be stymied if a ruling on a maritime border dispute with Ivory Coast does not go Ghana’s way Tullow’s exploration of the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme fields could be stymied if a ruling on a maritime border dispute with Ivory Coast does not go Ghana’s way.
By Miriam Malek 19 September 2017 Middle East & Africa / Exploration & Production 0 27621
An FPSO offshore Ghana. (Anadarko)

Ghana’s initiative to monetise associated gas from offshore oil production could take a hit from the outcome of a maritime border dispute with Ivory Coast that is scheduled to reach a conclusion this weekend.

The judgment, to be handed down by a court in Hamburg on Saturday, will determine whether UK-based explorer Tullow Oil can continue exploration of the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) fields.

Associated gas from the Jubilee and TEN fields feeds into the Atuabo gas processing plant, a major source of gas-to-power generation in Ghana and the...

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