Offshore Cape Three Points Gas Field

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Summary Information

  • Operator: Eni
  • Country: Ghana
  • Location: Tano Basin, Offshore
  • Production start:
  • Partners: Vitol
  • Type: Gas & Oil
  • Estimated Reserves: 1.5 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas-in-place and around 500 million barrels of oil-in-place
  • Production Volume:


  • The OCTP development comprises five fields Sankofa Main (non associated gas), Sankofa East (non associated gas), Gye Nyame (non associated gas), Sankofa East Cenomanian (oil), Sankofa East Campanian (oil)
  • The development is in a depth of 600 – 1000 m of water.
  • The fields will be produced via sub-sea production systems located on the sea bed and the oil and gas are brought to surface by flowlines and risers connected to a floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel, the Yinson Genesis FPSO.
  • Gas will be processed and transported via a dedicated pipeline to onshore gas receiving facilities
  • Gas will be compressed and injected into the Western Corridor Gas Pipeline for transportation to industrial customers in Ghana.
  • Oil will be stored in the FPSO and then offloaded to tankers


  • Yinson: Supply of FPSO
  • Oceaneering: Supply electro-hydraulic, steel tube umbilicals totaling approximately 51 kilometers (32 miles) in length


  • 2012 - Eni / Vitol signs a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of the Offshore Cape Three Points Block
  • 2015 - Project launched



  1. Eni signs a Memorandum of Understanding for the development of gas discoveries in the Offshore Cape Three Points Block in Ghana
  2. Ghana, Vitol and ENI announce transformational gas project for Ghana
  3. Yinson: Signing Of Contracts For Chartering Operation And Maintenance Of A Floating Production Storage And Offloading Vessel
  4. EPC contract for the FPSO Yinson Production
  5. Oceaneering Announces Contract for Offshore Cape Three Points Development

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