Our work in Ghana

We operate in the Exploration & Production and Refining & Marketing and Chemical sectors and invest in local development initiatives.


Ghanaian offshore exploration

Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) is one of our most important integrated projects in Africa. It has been developed in two phases: the development of oil fields, which started production in 2017,  and that of non-associated gas fields, which started producing in 2018 and whose production is entirely destined to Ghana. OCTP has reserves for about 40 billion cubic meters of non associated gas and 500 million barrels of oil, and is located about 60 kilometres off the country's coast. In May 2019, we made a new gas and condensate discovery in the CTP-Block 4. The well, drilled on the Akoma exploration prospect located about 50 km from the coast and 12 km north-west from the Sankofa hub, has between 550 and 650 billion cubic feet of gas and 18-20 million barrels of associated condensate. The discovery could be quickly put into production via a subsea tie link to the FPSO John Agyekum Kufuor, the floating production, storage and offloading system.

In 2019 development activity of the OCTP oil and gas project was completed. In addition, development activities of the Takoradi-Tema Interconnection project (TTIP) were completed. The project provides for the construction of gas transportation facilities linked to the existing network in the western area of the country. The program will increase the use of natural gas also in the eastern part of the Country.

In 2020, 98% of Ghana’s thermal power was generated by gas, more than 50% of which came from the OCTP project.

In July 2021 we announced a significant oil discovery on the Eban exploration prospect in CTP Block 4, offshore Ghana. The Eban - 1X well is the second well drilled in CTP Block 4, following the Akoma discovery. Preliminary estimates place the potential of the Eban–Akoma complex between 500 and 700 Mboe in place. Due to its proximity to existing infrastructures, the new discovery can be fast-tracked to production with a subsea tie-in to the John Agyekum Kufuor FPSO, with the aim to extend its production plateau and increase production.

The brochure dedicated to our activities in the country

In the document we describe how our business projects and local development initiatives are developed in the area since 2009.

Brochure Ghana

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Energy for development

A book of photographs exploring our work in some of the countries in which we operate.


We create energy

In Ghana, the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) project produces gas for the domestic network, contributingto guarantee access to energy in the country and our health projects have improved health services in three different districts.

OCTP energy lights up Ghana

The OCTP project produces non-associated gas in deep waters that will guarantee Ghana at least 15 years of reliable gas supplies at a competitive price, hugely contributing to the country's economic development and energy access. Produced gas is sent to an onshore treatment facility to be fed into the country's network. The project is a perfect example of our Dual flag model of cooperation between the company and host country.

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Find out more about OCTP

Livelihood Restoration Plan

The Livelihood Restoration Plan is an initiative designed to contribute to the economic deiversification for households in the ORF area, providing them with training opportunities aimed at creating new businesses. The programme has trained and supported about 1,400 people in starting new businesses and is transforming local dynamics, generating positive ripples within the district.

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More about the project
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End poverty in all its forms everywhere


Zero Hunger


Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all


Revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Okuafo Pa for the development of agriculture

The training centre, opened in 2019 in Ghana, aims to promote economic diversification within the agricultural sector via lectures and practical classes, and supports entrepreneurs by establishing self-sustaining consortiums. The training programme, developed in collaboration with local universities, includes a pathway for farmers and a study plan aimed at future entrepreneurs.

Discover Okuafo Pa
Discover Okuafo Pa

End poverty in all its forms everywhere


Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all


Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

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Ensure access to water and sanitation for all


Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all

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Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns


Strengthen the means of implementation and revitalize the global partnership for sustainable development

Educational projects in the Western Region

To help improve educational standards in schools in Old and New Bakanta, Sanzule/Krisan and Eikwe, we have established numerous initiatives with host communities and the NGO Lead for Ghana. These include building new infrastructure, providing educational aids and school programmes to improve the quality of teaching.


Economic growth must be inclusive to provide sustainable jobs and promote equality.


Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all


Sustainable economic growth will require societies to create the conditions that allow people to have quality jobs.

Health is an asset to be protected

From 2012 to 2017, Eni Foundation ran a project to improve maternal and child health services in three districts in the country. We extended basic health services to eight poorly served areas with vaccination and training programmes, strengthened obstetric and neonatal emergency care in ten health centres, built and renovated hospitals and clinics and trained staff to properly monitor data and carry out administrative procedures.

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More about the project

Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages

Thanks to the Rural Clean Cooking project, 600 improved stoves have been distributed

Through Eni Ghana, we have distributed over 600 locally-made woodburning and improved stoves in 10 coastal communities in the Western Region. Preceded by an information campaign on the benefits of "Clean Cooking" and on the use of the stove, the initiative aims to ensure that the population has access to modern and standard energy sources, but also to reduce exposure to toxic wood fumes and the exploitation of forests. The initiative is part of the Rural Clean Cooking pilot project, which benefits communities located within the tributary area of the OCTP project. In 2020 beneficiaries are: training of 45 young traders, one production expert, five production technicians. Our results are: creation of 2 sales units, production of 3,500 improved local stoves, implementation of market research, development of strategies for local production.

Water network extension commissioned in three communities

In June 2021, with Eni Ghana and project partners OCTP, GNPC and Vitol, we improved the supply of drinking in the communities of Sanzule (including Anwonlakrom), Krisan and Bakanta in the Ellembelle District, with the aim of increasing access to clean and safe drinking water. The project includes:

  • constructing three new water supply points in the Sanzule community
  • connecting the water supply to the Sanzule/Krisan school
  • improving the existing water collection, treatment and supply system in the three communities
  • building a warehouse
  • toilets
  • upgrading the solar power system to alternate electricity consumption.

A water board has been created to ensure the sustainability of the project. The project is part of the MoU signed with the Ellembelle District and the communities to improve access to safe drinking water by 2022, in line with SDG 6. It is also part of the broader Local Development Project, a community investment strategy developed by Eni Ghana, together with OCTP partners Vitol and GNPC, to promote inclusive economic growth and the well-being of the people with an overall investment of more than $9 million.

Our commitment to support Ghana’s fight against COVID-19

Through Eni Ghana, on behalf of the OCTP Joint Venture, in March 2021 we delivered medical equipment to the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital to enhance its capacity to provide support to Ghanaians in the fight against Covid-19. It is aimed at providing immediate relief and lasting support to Ghana’s health care delivery system. The equipment includes:

  • a 30-bed capacity medical tent
  • 4 prefabricated washrooms/bathrooms for patients housed in the tent
  • 20 vital signs monitors
  • 2 portable ultrasound machines with cardiac probe.

This donation is part of an overall initiative of about $900,000. Similarly, in 2020, with Eni Ghana and its partners Vitol and GNPC, we donated medical equipment and personal protective equipment to the Ghana Health Service, St Martins De Porres Hospital in Eikwe and the Ellembelle District Health Directorate.

To support the fight against COVID 19, in June 2021 we delivered 66 Laptops and 20 TV screens to the Ghana Health Service. The equipment will be deployed at GHS headquarters and in each health directorate of the 16 regions of Ghana, and will help to ensure reliable health data gathering, processing and transmission.


Exploring Ghana

Ghana was the first British colony in sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence.

Today it exports hydrocarbons and electricity and produces cocoa and gold.

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Il risveglio dell'età dell'oro

The Golden Age Beckons

Ghana was the first country in sub-Saharan Africa to gain independence from the UK in 1957. Gold, cocoa and oil are the sectors that fuel its economic growth. Future goal: energy independence.

byEni Staff
29 September 2020
1 min read

Ghana Media Kit

In this page you can find the essential information available for the creation of articles and press releases.