Return to Ghana’s Oil City

Ghana’s first commercial oil began flowing two and a half years ago. Shortly after the taps were turned on, Rob Walker visited the hub for the new offshore industry: the once sleepy port of Takoradi. He found a mixture of ambition and uncertainty in a rapidly expanding boomtown. Rob now returns to Takoradi to catch up with those he met last time and find out what’s become of their hopes and fears.

Produced by Katharine Hodgson

(Image of a worker on the FPSO, a converted oil tanker in Ghana’s offshore oil field. BBC Copyright)

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Sat 11 May 2013 14:06 GMT

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