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ACCRA, Aug 2 (Reuters) – Ghana’s finance and energy ministries have called on parliament to provide $ 1.65 billion to a subsidiary of the national oil company GNPC to acquire the assets of two national operators, said Monday the speaker of parliament.
Speaker Alban Bagbin told parliament that the GNPC subsidiary is considering buying assets from Aker Energy and AGM Petroleum.
Aker owns a 50% stake in the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points block, where GNPC controls a 10% stake and Lukoil 38%. AGM Petroleum owns assets in the South Deep Water Tano oil field. (Reporting by Christian Akorlie; Writing by Aaron Ross; Editing by Chris Reese and Grant McCool)