Director of the Tweneboa, Enyema and Ntomme fields (TEN), Terry Hughes has revealed that three offshore fields in Ghana are expected to make their first production of oil nextweek.

According to the director, the country's western coast have an estimated reserve of 300 million barrels over 20 years. The fields are expected to start daily production between 23,ooo barrels and a maximum of 80,000 barrels.

The Tweneboa, Enyema and Ntomme fields project is a joint partnership between Tullow Oil, Kosmos Oil, Ghana National Petroleum, PetroSA and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation.

Ghana started commercial oil production at the Jubilee Oil Field in 2011 after oil was discovered during the Kufuor-led administration in 2007.

Musah Abelyire/