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Ghana’s Petroleum and Transport workers want their rights protected

The General Transport, Petroleum and Chemical Workers Union (GTPCWU), has urged government to fulfil its promise to work assiduously towards protecting the rights and interest of workers in the oil and gas industry, to fully utilise their potential to contribute to nation building. This was contained in a proposal signed …

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We will deliver the oil on schedule – Tullow

Mr Dai Jones, President and General Manager of Tullow Oil, has said the scheduled production of oil from the jubilee fields by December this year, would never fail. “We have promised the people and government of Ghana that we will deliver crude oil before the end of the year.” he …

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Minister says Ghana is environmentally prepared for oil and gas drilling

Ghanaians living within the oil catchments area can report any environmental hazards caused by the oil and gas drilling to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regional offices. The Ministry of Environment, Science and Technology, is therefore, training and equipping staff of the EPA to enable them to handle any such …

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Ghana promises to support neighbours with oil and gas

Vice President John Dramani Mahama on Wednesday gave the assurance that Ghana would not hesistate to support its neighbours with her resources anytime the need arises. “We are all neighbours and therefore need to be interdependent on each other and with the discovery of oil and gas in Ghana, government will …

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TUC commends Parliament for seeking views on Petroleum Act

The Ghana Trades Union Congress (GTUC) on Wednesday commended Parliament for the opportunity to comment on the Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill before its enactment. However, it encouraged Parliament to offer interested stakeholders enough time to critically analyse and comment on the bill. The commendation was contained in a release …

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Chartered Institute of Bankers organizes workshop on oil and gas industry

The Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB), on Monday organized a four-day workshop in Accra, on letters of credit, to build the capacity of bankers and stakeholders in the oil and gas industry. The workshop is to ensure that participants are ready to take delivery of oil and to transact business …

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Oil companies in Ghana can’t flout laws – Ablakwa

Government will ensure that oil companies comply with the laws of the country as well as with business agreements, Mr Okudjeto Ablakwa, a Deputy Minister of Information on at the weekend said. He was speaking at a public forum on the oil find organized by the Committee for Joint Action …

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PEF calls for provision of skills training for Ghana’s oil industry

The Private Enterprise Foundation (PEF) on Thursday called on the government to focus on standardization and skills development for local operators in the emerging oil industry which would be crucial in achieving the 90 percent local content by 2020. The foundation said the government simply developing local content policies by …

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Ghana asked to invest oil revenue in infrastructure development

Mr Kyle Whitehill, Chief Executive Officer of Vodafone Ghana has urged government to ensure that revenue to be derived from the emerging oil industry is used for infrastructure development. “The oil sector has the capacity to sustain accelerated development of the country, “he added. Mr Whitehill said that he was …

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