Ghana/Côte d’Ivoire: Border ruling paves way for drilling to resume

Issue 354 - 29 Sep 2017 | 3 minute read

The International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (Itlos) has ruled in Ghana’s favour in a maritime border dispute with Côte d’Ivoire, paving the way for drilling to resume on the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (Ten) project. Tullow said it would now work with the government of Ghana to put in place the necessary permits to allow development drilling in the Ten fields to restart. Tullow expects to resume drilling around year-end, which will allow production from the Ten fields to start to increase towards the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel’s design capacity of 80,000 b/d.

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