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Paramount Chief decries mushrooming of oil and gas institutions

The Paramount Chief of the Nsein Traditional Area, Awulae Agyefi Kwame II, has warned the youth to be wary of mushrooming oil and gas institutions springing up in the country. He said some of these institutions had no accreditation to operate therefore their certificates are not valid to secure them …

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Community receives training on fuel efficient stoves usage

Residents of Atiavi Glime in the Keta District of the Volta Region have received training in the construction and maintenance of fuel efficient stoves to improve energy usage and to reduce the effect of climate change. Trees for the Future, Ghana in collaboration with Save Our Soil Organisation, non-governmental organisations …

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Ministry of Energy assures Ghanaians of transparency in operations

The Ministry of Energy on Monday assured Ghanaians that activities of the energy sector under the Government has been and would continue to be managed in the spirit of honesty, transparency and accountability. The assurance was contained in a Rejoinder issued by the Ministry and signed by Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi …

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Tullow discovers oil at Banda-1 well offshore Ghana

British oil producer operating in Ghana, Tullow Oil says it has found oil at the Banda-1 exploration well in the West Cape Three Points (WCTP) licence offshore Ghana. The company says the Banda-1 exploration well in the WCTP licence offshore Ghana has discovered Cenomanian turbidites over a gross vertical interval …

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Ghana to get second oil refinery

The management of New Alpha Refinery-Ghana, a South African based company with a subsidiary in Ghana is undertaking feasibility studies to establish a tank farm and second refinery in Ghana. The refinery will be located in the Western Region in addition to the establishment of a power-generation plant using gas …

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We are clean: Saltpond Offshore Producing Company

The Saltpond Offshore Producing Company Limited (SOPCL) is a clean company engaged in genuine business and is ready to cooperate with the National Security apparatus in any investigations it intends to carry out. This was contained in a rejoinder Mr Quincy Sintim Aboagye, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of SOPC, signed …

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Ghana needs oil and gas analysts – Dr Aubynn

Ghana needs oil and gas analysts to predict the happenings in the sector as Ghana has joined the oil producing countries  of the world, Dr. Toni Aubynn has said. Dr Aubynn who is the Head of Corporate Affairs at Tullow Oil Ghana, also urged Ghanaians to take advantage of the …

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Learn from the experiences of other oil countries – Tullow Official

Mr Ken Nunoo, Communications Officer of Tullow Oil, has emphasised on the need for the country to learn from the experiences of other oil producing countries to develop the nation. He said for Ghana to maximize the full potential of the oil find there was the need for the people …

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Parliament passes Petroleum Commission Bill

Parliament on Wednesday passed the Petroleum Commission Bill, which is to establish a petroleum commission to oversee the regulation and management of petroleum products and provide for related matters. In accordance with article 269 of the 1992 Constitution, the Commission is being established to regulate and manage the utilisation of …

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