Tullow Oil to support economic development through sustainable oil and gas development

Tullow Oil to support economic development through sustainable oil and gas development

The Chief executive Officer of Tullow Oil Plc, Rahul Dhir, has said that Tullow’s renewed Corporate Strategy and purpose is to build a better future through responsible oil and gas development that creates value for host nations, investors, staff and communities.

Mr. Rahul Dhir disclosed this when he led the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) of Tullow Oil Plc to pay a courtesy call on the Vice President, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia at the Jubilee House.

Speaking about Tullow renewed Strategy, Mr. Rahul Dhir, said the company remained committed to supporting government’s efforts of delivering economic development.

He said, “Tullow recognizes that the risk of climate change is real, but the energy security for development is key to Africa’s growth. To this end, Tullow Oil Plc is committed to a long-term plan of working with the Government of Ghana and other African countries in the recovery of oil and gas resources that enables us to support government’s efforts of delivering economic development.”

“Tullow has, therefore, made a firm commitment to become a Net Zero company by 2030 on its Scope 1 and 2 emissions through a combination of decarbonising its operated assets in Ghana and pursuing a nature-based carbon removal programme to offset our hard to abate emissions.

Over the next decade, Tullow plans to partner with the Environmental Protection Agency, the Forestry Commission and other government agencies to pursue carbon offset projects such as reforestation, afforestation and conservation in order to reduce Co2 emissions,” he added.

Commenting on the performance of the company, Mr. Dhir and the SLT said, a strong operational performance and the completion of a transformational debt refinancing programme, had put the company on a firm footing to deliver its Business Plan.

The company is witnessing good operational progress in Ghana with rising gross production from the Jubilee and TEN fields and stable uptime on the two FPSOs at an average of 98%.

The Executives also provided an update on the Jubilee Partners’ progress on the Ghana Value Maximisation Plan.

Over the last year, Tullow and its partners have had the opportunity to deepen their understanding of the Ghana Assets.

Given the quality of the Jubilee and TEN fields – the potential for a highly profitable investment opportunity through a combination of measures, the JV partners are investing in the next 10 years, over $4 billion through the ‘Value Maximisation Plan’ that will deliver consistent revenue to the Government of Ghana and value to the nation.The […]

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