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ACCRA Ghana has opened talks with Exxon Mobil Corp to allow the U.S. oil firm to undertake deepwater exploration off its coast, a deputy energy minister said on Monday.
ACCRA, Nov 1 Ghana's cocobod has initiated reforms to clear its debts of up to 19.6 billion cedis ($4.45 bln) resulting from bloated contracts and wasteful expenditure by previous managers, the chief executive said on Wednesday.
ACCRA At least seven people were killed and dozens injured, mostly suffering burns, after a huge explosion at a fuel distribution site in Ghana's capital, local authorities said on Sunday.
ACCRA A natural gas station in Ghana's capital Accra exploded on Saturday evening, killing an unknown number of people, a government official said. | Video
DAKAR/ACCRA The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea on Saturday drew an ocean boundary favoring Ghana in a dispute with its neighbor Ivory Coast, opening the way for development drilling to resume on Ghana's multi-billion dollar TEN deepwater oil and gas project.
ACCRA The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved an extension of an aid package for Ghana initially worth $918 million that will see the program continue for an extra year beyond its original April 2018 end date, it said on Wednesday.
TEMA, Ghana, Aug 3 Ghana's cash-strapped Cocoa Processing Company (CPC) is seeking at least $300 million to repay debt and to buy beans upfront to feed the 64,500-tonne plant, its managing director told Reuters on Thursday.
ACCRA Italian oil company ENI started oil production from the 45,000 barrel-per-day Sankofa field offshore Ghana on Thursday, giving a boost to the West African country's plans to use its oil resources to revive its economy.
ACCRA Italy's ENI will start commercial oil and gas production at its Sankofa field off the coast of Ghana in July, three months ahead of schedule, project partners said on Friday.
ACCRA Tullow Oil plans to drill new wells and boost output at its TEN field off the coast of Ghana to 80,000 barrels per day (bpd) once a maritime border dispute with Ivory Coast is resolved, the company said on Wednesday.