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Ghana upstream summary

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Ghana's emergence as a deepwater province is one of the major successes in Sub-Sahara Africa. The Jubilee field, discovered in 2007, was significant not only because of its size but because it opened a new Cretaceous hydrocarbon play along the West African Transform Margin (WATM). The WATM extends 1,200 kilometres from Ghana to Sierra Leone, and became one of the most exciting frontier exploration regions in the world.Since 2008, 31 exploration wells have been drilled in the Côte ...

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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    Country Overview

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    Executive summary

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    Key facts

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    Location maps

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    Key companies

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    Geology

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    Exploration

    PDF 4.78 MB

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    Reserves and resources

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    Production

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    Infrastructure

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    Policy and regulation

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    Fiscal terms

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Key facts
  • Location maps
  • Key companies
    • Introduction
      • Côte d'Ivoire Basin
      • Saltpond Sub-Basin
      • Keta-Togo-Benin Basin
      • Volta Basin
      • Recent licensing
      • Historical Licensing
      • 1950s - 1990s
      • Drilling activity
      • Historical drilling
      • Success rates
  • Reserves and resources
    • Oil
    • Gas
    • Introduction
      • Petroleum (Exploration and Production) Act, 1984
      • Ghana National Petroleum Corporation Act, 1983
      • Petroleum Income Tax Law, 1987
      • Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1994
      • Environmental Impact Assessment Regulations, 1999
      • Petroleum Commission Act, 2011
      • Petroleum (Local Content and Local Participation) Regulations, 2013
      • Petroleum Production and Exploration Act, 2016
    • State oil company
    • State participation
      • Contract duration
      • Minimum exploration programme
      • Relinquishment
    • Overview
    • Upstream
      • Pipelines
      • Gas utilisation
      • State equity participation
      • Bonuses, rentals and fees
      • Indirect taxes
      • Royalty and other production taxes
      • Domestic Market Obligation (DMO)
      • Contractor revenue entitlement
      • Product pricing
      • Corporate (or petroleum) income tax
      • Additional profits taxes
      • Fiscal/contractual ring-fences
      • Dividend withholding tax
      • 1980s
      • 1990s-2000s

Tables and charts

This report includes 17 images and tables including:

Images

  • Country Map
  • Remaining Commercial and Technical Reserves at 01/01/2018
  • Map of Ghana Basins
  • Liquid Production
  • Gas Production
  • Licence Map
  • Exploration drilling and commercial success rates

Tables

  • Key facts: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 1
  • Reserves and resources: Table 2
  • Production: Table 1
  • Production: Table 2
  • Production: Table 3
  • Production: Table 4
  • Exploration: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 1
  • Fiscal terms: Table 2

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