• Short Summary

    THE GOVERNMENT OF GHANA THIS WEEK SIGNED A PROSPECTIVE AGREEMENT IN ACCRA, THE CAPITAL, WITH THREE OIL COMPANIES.

  • Description

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    MV COMMITTEE
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    GV PRESS
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    CU MR. AMEGASHIE SIGNS (2 SHOTS)
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    CU MR. OMABOE LOOKS ON
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    CU MR. PHILLIPS LOOKS ON
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    SV SIGNING CONTINUES
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    CV COMMITTEE MEMBERS (2 SHOTS)
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    MV MR. BELL SIGNS
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    CU COMMITTEE MEMBER
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    MV MR. HYMAS & MR. ZVI ALEXANDER SIGN, SHAKE HANDS
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    SV SIGNINGS CONTINUE
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    SLV MR. AMEGASHIE SHAKES HANDS WITH MR. BELL
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    GV COMMITTEE RISES
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    Background: THE GOVERNMENT OF GHANA THIS WEEK SIGNED A PROSPECTIVE AGREEMENT IN ACCRA, THE CAPITAL, WITH THREE OIL COMPANIES. THE AGREEMENT, WHICH GIVES THE COMPANIES LICENSES TO PROSPECT FOR OIL IN GHANA, WAS SIGNED WITH TEXACO GHANA PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED, MOBIL EXPLORATION (GHANA) INCORPORATED AND NATIONAL OIL COMPANY OF ISRAEL.

    MR. R. S. AMEGASHIE, THE GHANAIAN COMMISSIONER FOR LANDS AND MINERAL RESOURCES, THE CHAIRMAN OF THE OIL PROSPECTING NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE, SIGNED THE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF GHANA. WITH HIM WERE THE COMMISSIONER FOR ECONOMIC AFFAIRS, MR. OMABOE, THE COMMISSIONER FOR INDUSTRIES, MR. PHILLIP, AND MR. HAYFRON-BENJAMIN, ALL MEMBERS OF THE NEGOTIATING COMMITTEE.

    MR. G. M. BELL SIGNED FOR TEXACO GHANA PETROLEUM COMPANY LIMITED, AND THE GENERAL MANAGER OF MOBIL OIL (GHANA), MR. HYMAS, SIGNED FOR HIS COMPANY. MR. ZVI ALEXANDER SIGNED THE AGREEMENT ON BEHALF OF THE ISRAEL NATIONAL OIL COMPANY.

    THE AGREEMENT GIVES THE COMPANIES PERMISSION TO PROSPECT FOR OIL ANYWHERE IN GHANA, AND ALONG HER OFFSHORE AREAS.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVAEMET66OHUVHUZYSPKKJ9HLXMV
    Media URN:
    VLVAEMET66OHUVHUZYSPKKJ9HLXMV
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/01/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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