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Local content in the petroleum sector: So far so good?

Ghana’s Petroleum Local Content Regulations (LI2204) came into effect in February 2014, after commercial discovery in 2007. This is commendable, given Nigeria’s Local Content law was passed in 2010, generations post commercial discovery in 1956 at Oloibiri in the onshore Niger Delta by Shell-BP. Serious attempts at formulating a local content policy commenced in the...
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GOGSPA swears new executive members into office

The Ghana Oil and Gas Service Providers Association (GOGSPA) has inducted into its executive council six individuals to steer its affairs. [caption id="attachment_632" align="alignleft" width="300"]new executive members new executive members[/caption] The members will have the responsibility of ensuring the growth and progress of the association Vis-a -Vis...
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Offshore West Africa 2016 Conference

NEWS RELEASE For immediate release Offshore West Africa 2016 Conference Programme & Preliminary Event Guide Announced 26-28 January 2016 The Eko Hotel & Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria www.offshorewestafrica.com 2 November 2015; Offshore West Africa is pleased to announce the release of the Preliminary Conference Programme, as part of the Preliminary Event Guide for the 2016 edition of Offshore West...
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EPI TO SHOOT VOLTAIAN BASIN SEISMIC

EPI Group (EPI) Ghanaian JV company, EPI SonarTusk, signed a contract to provide project management consultancy to support seismic exploration by Ghana’s state-run oil and gas company, GNPC in the Voltaian Basin. The two-year contract will see EPI support the first onshore exploration in Ghana for nearly four decades, and is intended to acquire a...
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