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Tullow confirms Ghana’s Owo-1 well as major new field

Developments in Ghana’s nascent oil sector are indicating the country’s potential to be a significant player in the world’s oil industry when commercial production begins at the end of this year. The major stakeholder in Ghana’s oil industry, Tullow Oil has confirmed the Owo-1 well as a major field. Tullow …

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Ghanaians asked to make oil resource blessing instead of curse

Dr Joe Abbey, Executive Director of the Ghana Centre for Policy Analysis, on Friday appealed to Ghanaians to be interested in the country’s oil industry, to help make the resource a blessing instead of a curse. He said: “let’s all join in the debate about Ghana’s oil exploitation to ensure …

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Tema Oil Refinery to become hub of oil in West Africa

Ghana’s only oil refinery, the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) intends to build another refinery in the country. The new refinery is expected to increase the refinery’s production capacity to 120,000 barrels a day, as well as turn TOR into the hub of oil transactions in West Africa, the Daily Graphic …

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Ghana asked to set up oil spillage response fund

A call has been made for Ghana to set up an oil spillage response fund, to address the impact of oil spillage in the country as commercial production of oil is about to begin this year. The Daily Graphic reports Dr. Thomas Akabzaa of the Department of Earth Science of …

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Ghana’s Petroleum and Transport workers want their rights protected

The General Transport, Petroleum and Chemical Workers Union (GTPCWU), has urged government to fulfil its promise to work assiduously towards protecting the rights and interest of workers in the oil and gas industry, to fully utilise their potential to contribute to nation building. This was contained in a proposal signed …

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We will deliver the oil on schedule – Tullow

Mr Dai Jones, President and General Manager of Tullow Oil, has said the scheduled production of oil from the jubilee fields by December this year, would never fail. “We have promised the people and government of Ghana that we will deliver crude oil before the end of the year.” he …

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Minister says Ghana is environmentally prepared for oil and gas drilling

Ghanaians living within the oil catchments area can report any environmental hazards caused by the oil and gas drilling to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regional offices. The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, is therefore, training and equipping staff of the EPA to enable them to handle any such …

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Ghana promises to support neighbours with oil and gas

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday gave the assurance that Ghana would not hesistate to support its neighbours with her resources anytime the need arises. “We are all neighbours and therefore need to be interdependent on each other and with the discovery of oil and gas in Ghana, government will …

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