Ghana Petroleum Commission, the regulator of the petroleum sector, has signed an agreement with seismic data supplier TG-GEOPARTNERS for a 3D study in the Keta basin to understand the region in order to prepare exploration concessions.

The agreement was signed by Egbert Faibille Junior, the Director of the Petroleum Commission, and Thomas Tsiboe-Darko, Manager of TG-GEOPARTNERS. The program will cover an area of ​​14,000 Km2 and this will commence at the beginning of 2021. The results will be available in Q2 2022. It will use new advanced acquisition and imaging techniques to improve understanding of the complex structures of the area which has the potential to be Ghana’s next exploration hub. It should be mentioned that the Keta basin occupies one- third of the country attracted several companies like Swiss African Oil, and Ophir Energy.

Thomas Tsiboe-Darko stated that “the agreement with the Petroleum Commission to conduct this very large 3D seismic study in the relatively under-explored, but very promising offshore Keta basin, is good news for the country and the development of the Ghanaian oil sector.”