Aker ASA expects Ghanaian authorities to approve a revised $4.4 billion development approach for the offshore Pecan oilfield by the close of the third quarter of 2019, the Norwegian expenditure firm’s main executive mentioned on Friday.
The organization had formerly mentioned it anticipated the approach to be authorised in the summer of 2019.
“We however expect the output to begin 35 months immediately after the plan’s acceptance. We are performing to see how can we get the prices down, but nowadays we manage the same finances,” Aker Chief Govt Oeyvind Eriksen said.
The Pecan area will be operate by Aker’s subsidiary Aker Electrical power, which submitted its unique improvement approach on March 28.
Aker, controlled by Norwegian billionaire Kjell Inge Roekke, has claimed it desires to make Aker Electricity a leading exploration and generation company on the Ghanaian continental shelf.
In addition, Aker also plans to spend in Ghana’s oil services field, Eriksen claimed.
Roekke wants businesses in Aker’s portfolio, Aker BP and Aker Strength, to develop a full of a single million barrels of oil per working day by 2025, he introduced earlier this year.
Separately, Eriksen also said Aker Answers, Norway’s largest oil services corporations, will broaden its oilfield routine maintenance and modification company, as well as renewable power, in individual inside offshore wind installations.