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Ghana says oil firms can keep working during border arbitration

(Credit: Reuters ) A consortium led by U.S. oil and gas explorer Anadarko Petroleum Corp has made a second oil find offshore Sierra Leone, supporting forecasts of a series of big fields along the coast of West AfricaAn Anadarko Petroleum-Led Consortium Discovers 2nd Oil Find Offshore Sierra Leone
September 23
9:34 PM 2014

Oil firms operating on Ghana's disputed maritime border with Ivory Coast can continue working while an arbitration suit filed under a U.N. convention is resolved, Ghana's Attorney General Marrieta Brew Appiah-Oppong told a news conference on Tuesday.

British firm Tullow Oil is the largest stakeholder in the TEN offshore project signed with the Ghana government and located close to the disputed area. Its partners are Anadarko, Kosmos Energy, Sabre Oil & Gas Holdings Ltd and the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation.

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