Top US energy diplomat soon to take up Accra ambassadorship
Within a few weeks Virginia E. Palmer, a veteran of the energy game in Africa, will arrive in Accra, where American oil firms are key players.
Ghanaian oil junior Springfield Energy has formed a partnership with Sweden's Lundin family to bid against US group Kosmos for the stakes in the Jubilee and TEN fields held by the Anadarko group prior to its takeover by Occidental Petroleum.
Paris Europlace, the body which promotes Paris as a financial centre, is setting up a training programme for West African financial regulators and civil servants. It will be run in partnership with Paris Dauphine University and the World Bank's International Financial Corporation.