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Ghana: Bid round prequalification attracts 16 companies
Sixteen companies have submitted applications for one or more of five offshore blocks in Ghana’s first exploration licensing round, according to the energy ministry. The companies are Tullow Oil, Eni, Kosmos, Vitol and Aker Energy, which all have existing operations in Ghana, and potential newcomers Total, Cairn Energy, Harmony Oil and Gas Corporation, ExxonMobil, CNOOC, Qatar Petroleum, BP, Global Petroleum Group, First E&P, Sasol and Equinor.
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