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Hess to exit Ghana

OSLO, February 19, 2018 – Aker Energy has agreed to buy Hess Corporation’s Ghana assets for USD 100 million, the 50-50 JV between Aker Group and TRG announced on Monday.


The transaction, subject to regulatory approval, covers a 50% stake in the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points block.

“The Aker Group is uniquely positioned to combine technological know-how from the upstream oil and gas industry with its extensive experience in the oil services to deliver a successful fast-track project,” said Øyvind Eriksen, Aker’s president and CEO, in a statement. “We are looking forward to partnering with the GNPC and have high expectations for what we can achieve together.”

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