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November 22, 2021

Pecan Conventional Oil Field, Ghana

By Carmen

Pecan is a conventional oil development located in ultra-deepwater in Ghana and is operated by Aker Energy Ghana. Discovered in 2012, Pecan lies in block Deepwater Tano/Cape Three Points, with water depth of around 8,748 feet.

The project is currently in approval stage and is expected to start commercial production in 2025. The development cost is expected to be $2,200 m. The Pecan conventional oil development will involve the drilling of approximately 26 wells and includes FPSO, subsea manifold, and subsea trees.

Field participation details

The field is owned by Ghana National Petroleum, Bulk Ship & Trade, Aker, TRG and Lukoil Oil.

Production from Pecan

Production from the Pecan conventional oil development project is expected to begin in 2025 and is forecast to peak in 2027, to approximately 82,409 bpd of crude oil and condensate. Based on economic assumptions, the production will continue until the field reaches its economic limit in 2050.

Remaining recoverable reserves

The field is expected to recover 285.88 Mmboe, comprised of 285.88 Mmbbl of crude oil & condensate.

Contractors involved in the Pecan conventional oil field

Some of the key contractors involved in the Pecan project as follows.

Design/FEED Engineering: Subsea 7

Other Contractors: A.P. Moller – Maersk, Aker, Exceed Well Management Ghana, Halliburton and Lima Oil Services

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About Aker Energy Ghana

Aker Energy Ghana Ltd (Aker Energy Ghana) is involved in offshore oil and gas production. It is headquartered in Accra, Ghana.


Information on the field is sourced from GlobalData’s fields database that provides detailed information on all producing, announced and planned oil and gas fields globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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