Oil exploration in Ghana began in the 19th century. The first onshore oil was discovered and drilled in 1896. Following this discovery, exploration activities continued between 1957 and 1966. Offshore oil is more recent, with discovery and drilling taking place in the 1970’s.
Who discovered oil in Ghana last week?
Ghanaian exploration and production firm Springfield Group has made a historic deepwater discovery offshore Ghana, the first ever by an indigenous African oil and gas company.
How much oil does Ghana produce?
Ghana Earns $978.82 Million From Crude Oil.
Does Ghana export crude oil?
It has recently sought to extend the country’s continental shelf to increase the sector’s scope. *All local crude oil production is exported.