• Energy

    OBG’s energy analysis looks at all aspects of the industry, including exploration and production, domestic usage and exports plus relationships between the government and IOCs. Where applicable, renewable energy, electricity demand, production, power station construction and local potential for nuclear power are analysed.
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As demand for renewable energy grows globally, several emerging markets are positioning themselves as leaders in exporting solar power.


Mining is a key component both of Ghana’s national economy and the global extraction industry. The country overtook South Africa as the continent’s largest gold producer in 2018 and has held the title since. The Covid-19 pandemic highlighted the mineral’s prominent role, as gold is seen as a safe investment during uncertain times. Although...


What challenges does the Ghanaian mining sector face when it comes to encouraging development and attracting investment?


Artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) is a major driver of the economy, directly employing an estimated 1m Ghanaians and supporting around 4.5m others. ASM – categorised by concessions of under 4000 sq metres – has accounted for around onethird of the country’s total gold output in recent years. “Almost all the jewellery worn in Ghana is...


Which factors contribute to Ghana’s attractiveness for investment in oil and gas, and how have global developments impacted this space?


With recent years seeing major expansion in both generation capacity and grid connectivity, Ghana is now close to achieving a UN Sustainable Development Goal: universal access to electricity. Additionally, it has good solar and wind resources, which can be harnessed to shift the energy mix towards more renewable energy. The country is also...

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