Tullow delivers first oil from TEN offshore Ghana
Tullow Oil has produced first oil from the Tweneboa, Enyenra, Ntomme fields offshore Ghana, through the FPSO Prof. John Evans Atta Mills.
Start-up was on time and on budget, three years after Ghana’s government approved the plan of development in May 2013.
Oil production is expected to ramp-up gradually toward the FPSO capacity of 80,000 b/d through the remainder of 2016. Tullow estimates that TEN’s average annual production this year will be around 23,000 b/d.
Tullow operates TEN with a 47.175% stake, in partnership with Anadarko (17%), Kosmos Energy (17%), Ghana National Petroleum Corp. (15%) and PetroSA (3.875%).
Aidan Heavey, CEO of Tullow, said: “This is an important moment for Tullow as production begins from our second operated development in Ghana. I thank the government of Ghana, the Petroleum Commission, and our partners – GNPC, Anadarko, Kosmos, and PetroSA – for their support and cooperation since we made the first discovery in 2009.”
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