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Ghana government urged to intensify oil exploration in north of country

Mr Prince Bagnaba Mba, President of Forum for Equity, a, human rights organisation has called on government to intensify oil exploration in northern Ghana. He said:” the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, the Petroleum Commission, National Petroleum Authority should as a matter of economic priority intensify research and exploration activities in …

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Women representation in energy sector is low – Tullow

Mr Kweku Awotwi, the Executive Vice President of Tullow Ghana, an oil production company, has described the representation and participation of Ghanaian women in the energy sector as “depressively low.” He quoted a 2018 Study on Gender Representation in the Petroleum Sector by energy policy NGO, Ghana Oil and Gas …

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WAPCo to shutdown offshore pipeline for clean-up from January 20

The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo) will on Monday, January 20 commence a clean-up and inspection of its pipeline from Nigeria to Ghana, and expected to be completed on March 21, 2020. The maintenance exercise, technically referred to as “Pigging” is to maintain the integrity and safe operations of …

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NPA to deploy Automatic Tank Gauging System to check illicit activities at fuel stations

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) says it will deploy an Automatic Tank Gauging and Stock Management and Monitoring Systems at all petroleum retail outlets across the country, this year. The system will give the NPA and the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) a real-time view of petroleum products at all retail …

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Keta basin oil exploration will affect six districts – Development Institute

Mr. Ken Kinney, Executive Director, the Development Institute (DI) a Non-Governmental Organization has said the proposed Keta basin oil exploration will affect six districts and over 31 per cent of the population of the Volta Region. He said the 31 per cent population would not have any direct benefit from …

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Isaac Osei resigns as TOR MD          

Mr Isaac Osei, Managing Director of the Tema Oil Refinery has announced his resignation from the country’s only Refinery effective January 1, 2020. Mr Osei announcing this at the company’s Carol’s service indicated that he presented his resignation letter to the Chairman of the Board of TOR. He indicated that …

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ACEP engages stakeholders on oil fund disbursement

A research by the Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) on projects funded from the Annual Budget Funding Allocations (ABFA) of the Oil Revenue has revealed that cost overruns amongst others exist in the sector. Mr Charles Ofori, a Policy Analyst with ACEP, said accountability remains a major challenge in …

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Springfield finds 1.5 billion barrels of oil offshore Ghana

Springfield Exploration and Production (SEP) Limited and its Partners, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and GNPC EXPLORCO, have announced significant oil discovery following its maiden Afina-1 well drilling campaign in the West Cape Three Points (WCTP) Block 2, offshore Ghana. Springfield has more than doubled its discovered oil in place …

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