Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) News

Sub-Saharan Africa’s national oil companies have big ambitions but funding remains a challenge.

Sub-Saharan Africa's national oil companies have big ambitions. Funding remains a challenge: Rolake Akinkugbe, Head of Energy and Natural Resources, FBN Capital

In March, Saudi Aramco concluded a $10 billion standby revolving credit facility deal with 27 international lenders, the largest of its kind in the Gulf region for years. Even revenue-rich Saudi’s NOC needs large pools of capital from abroad.

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Ghana state oil company GNPC close to signing $700M loan from Trafigura-led syndicate

State-owned Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) is close to signing a $700 million, five-year loan from private commercial lenders led by commodity trader Trafigura to help fund its expansion, its chief executive said on Tuesday.