Press Conference: GNPC’s Acquisition of 7% Interest in Jubilee and Ten Fields Must Fulfill All Legal Righteousness

Accra, 13th January, 2022


  • GNPC is acquiring 7% of Jubilee and TEN oil fields ceded to it by Kosmos Energy from a $750m acquisition of Oxy’s interest in October 2021.
  • The Corporation has not communicated how it intends to finance the $199 million acquisition, leading to speculations of illegality in breach of the PRMA.
  • The Corporation has set up an offshore company in the Cayman Islands to hold the 7% interest rather than owning it directly or through a subsidiary in Ghana. This raises the bar on opacity and worsening accountability associated with the Corporation
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