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FPSO Attah-Mills shutdown for essential works

The TEN Partners Thursday said they shutdown the John Evans Attah Mills Floating Production and Storage Offloading (FPSO), which is Offshore Cape Three Points of the Western Region, on Monday, April 22, to enable outstanding works on the facility to be the completed. The shutdown, expected to last two weeks …

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NPA partners Korea Petroleum to improve product quality

A delegation from Korea Petroleum Quality and Distribution Authority (K-Petro), are in Ghana to explore partnership opportunities with the National Petroleum Authority (NPA). The visit is to also ensure that the NPA taps into the expertise of the Korean company in the areas of product quality, distribution and consumption. Mr …

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Ghana Oil Company Limited changes to GOIL Company Limited  

The Board and Management of Ghana Oil Company Limited (GOIL) will soon change their name to GOIL Company Limited. The proposed change of name from Ghana Oil Company Limited to GOIL Company Limited would be among other issues to be tabled at the 50th Annual General Meeting slated for May …

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We are burdened with heavy fees – OMCs 

The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) has expressed concern over the numerous operating charges and fees imposed on Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) therefore, suffocating operators in the sector. “These unprecedented charges, have the tendency of becoming a cost component, which would eventually increase the overhead cost of operation, hence …

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Aker Energy sensitises oil and gas suppliers on procurement processes

Aker Energy, operators of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points Block, in collaboration with stakeholders, at the weekend sensitised more than 500 suppliers in the oil and gas industry on the company’s procurement processes. Other topics treated were Local Content in Procurement, Compliance in the Aker Energy Procurement Process, Tax, …

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Ghana Gas commences supply of gas to VRA

Ghana National Gas Company (GNGC) has commenced the supply of adequate gas to the Volta River Authority (VRA) to curb the current power outages in Country. This is as because the tie- in of its 11-km gas pipeline from Atuabo to the West African Gas Pipeline at the  Aboadze power …

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Ghanaian OMC field choked – Energy Expert

Mr Kwame Kessie, Energy Consultant on Friday averred that the local downstream oil marketing sector is choked as about 90 officially registered companies with the Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) with scores of them as non-members. Mr Kessie who is the Managing Director of Mocoh Ghana Limited called for …

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Aker Energy announces $4.5m support for capacity building

Aker Energy has announced a $4.5 million support for government’s Accelerated Oil and Gas Capacity-Building Programme (AOGC) aimed at enhancing the capacity of Ghanaians to enable them work in the oil and gas sector. The programme, to be in effect for five years, would train individuals in various technical and …

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Ghana to save $300m annually for generating electricity with gas

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia on Wednesday said Ghana would save $300 million annually upon the successful completion of the reverse flow of natural gas from the Aboadze Power enclave to Tema for power generation. The move, he said, would make the country self-sufficient in using gas for electricity generation …

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Ghana Gas attributes power outages to tie-in of pipeline system

The Government has attributed the recent intermittent power outages experienced by domestic and commercial power consumers to the total shutdown of the Ghana Gas pipeline system to ensure effective inter-connection with the West Africa Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo). The tie-in of the two companies’ systems is to ensure reverse flow …

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