Production to start soon at Tullow Ghana project

Company returns to profit ahead of 'transformational' move

Tullow chief executive Aidan Heavey

Tullow Oil’s new project off Ghana will produce its first oil early next month after more than three years of development, cementing the company’s footprint in the African country.

Production of oil at TEN – also known as the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme project – will start in early August, the company said in a statement this morning. Output should gradually increase to 80,000 barrels a day by the end of this year, it said.

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