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Ghana Keta - Togo - Benin exploration basin

Ghana Keta - Togo - Benin exploration basin

Report summary

The Ghana Keta - Togo - Benin (KTB) Basin is part of the larger KTB Basin which stretches across offshore and onshore Nigeria, Ghana, Togo and Benin in the Gulf of Guinea. It is an abrupt margin basin, with a thick sedimentary fill. Compared to the giant discoveries of adjacent basins, such as those in the Niger Delta fan and the Cote d'Ivoire Basin in Ghana, the KTB Basin has yielded low discovered volumes.

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Oil and gas exploration is an industry in constant motion, from technological breakthroughs to shifting supply and demand. The high costs of finding and developing new oil and gas fields that can be commercially developed has created a challenging atmosphere, with explorers increasingly seeing low returns, low value and slow progress.

This Exploration Basin report provides a detailed analysis of exploration of this basin, including discovery and development costs, location maps and information about licensing and fiscal terms. You'll also find information about discovery and development costs and full-cycle returns.

Explorers and advisors can use this report to understand the history and potential value of this basin.

Wood Mackenzie has access to historic data for over 450 basins and forecasts for more than 125 basins. We provide accurate information on the cost of exploration compared to the value of discoveries so that you can develop profitable strategies.

Our in-depth analysis gives you the information you need to navigate the ever-changing challenges of oil and gas exploration so you can make critical commercial decisions.

  • Key facts
  • Summary and key issues
    • Key issues include:
  • Location maps
  • Participation
  • Geology
  • Exploration
    • Wells drilled and success rates
  • Reserves and resources
    • Volumes discovered
    • Yet-to-find potential
  • Development
    • Yet-to-find costs and underlying development assumptions
  • Costs
  • Fiscal and regulatory
    • Licensing
    • Fiscal terms
  • Economic analysis
    • Ten-year full-cycle basin economics
      • Prospect economics
      • Expected monetary value
    • Full cycle basin economics

In this report there are 21 tables or charts, including:

  • Key facts
    • Key play data
    • Assumptions
    • Price assumptions
  • Summary and key issues
    • Value creation versus investment (TYP period)
    • Value creation versus investment (outlook period)
    • Commerciality index
  • Location maps
    • Exploration wells by play
  • Participation
  • Geology
    • Key play characteristics
  • Exploration
    • Drilling activity by well type
  • Reserves and resources
    • Frontier methodology parameters
    • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Development
    • Cretaceous Deepwater
  • Costs
    • Summary of discovery and development costs
    • Exploration and appraisal spend
  • Fiscal and regulatory
    • Typical fiscal terms
  • Economic analysis
    • Value creation, exploration spend and volume discovered
    • Outlook value creation, spend and YTF volume
    • Unit value of potential discoveries
    • Prospect breakeven prices
    • Cretaceous Deepwater
    • Full cycle economic analysis
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