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Natural gas is key to addressing Ghana’s energy needs – GNPC

The Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) has urged the Government to use natural gas in addressing the mounting energy needs of the country. Dr Kofi Koduah Sarpong, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the GNPC, said natural gas for power production was the right decision that government could take to …

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Ghana Gas committed to implementing Local Content Policy

Dr Ben Asante, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Ghana Gas, has said more indigenes from the Western Region would be offered employment in the gas sector in fulfillment of the Local Content Policy. He said it has, therefore, become imperative to collaborate with the traditional authorities to chart a …

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Ghana government to publish all oil contracts

The Ghana government says it will publish the full list of all oil contracts that the country has signed by the end of the year, according to a report by the Natural Resources Governance Institute (NRGI) citing the deputy Minister of Energy, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam. According to the report, …

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Stick to road map in reducing sulfur content in fuel – Council

Mr. Saeed Kutia Ubeidalah, Vice Chairperson of the Tema District Council of Labour, has asked government to stick to the agreed road map for the implementation of a standard sulfur content of fuel put forward by National Petroleum Authority (NPA). He made this call on Thursday during the Tema District Council of …

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GNPC must be free from political interference – Manteaw 

A member of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has stressed the need for the country to insulate the Ghana National Petroleum Company from partisan politics to enable the company function more effectively and efficiently. Dr. Steve Manteaw noted that recent happenings at the GNPC where seasoned brains such …

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We’ll make Ghana petroleum hub in sub-Region – President

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, stated that his Government would strive to ensure that Ghana becomes the petroleum hub in the sub-region. The Government would, therefore, pursue its vision to establish a thriving petrochemical industry to guarantee sufficient, reliable and affordable clean energy for power generation and supply …

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Ghana government concentrating efforts on onshore oil discovery

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, on Thursday, pledged his government’s commitment to the exploration and discovery of oil in commercial quantities onshore, specifically in the Voltaian Basin. In that direction, he commended the bold step taken by the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to find oil and gas in the …

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Ghana begins oil production at Sankofa Gye-Nyame Fields

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has commissioned the Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessel (FPSO) John Agyekum Kufuor to formally kick-start the production of oil in commercial quantities from the Sankofa Gye-Nyame Fields. The symbolic ceremony was done offshore by the President turning the production valve of the FPSO and …

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Coalition calls on President Akufo-Addo to interdict BOST MD

The Coalition for Social Justice (CJS) has called on President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to interdict Mr Alfred Obeng, the Managing Director (MD) of Bulk Oil Storage and Transport (BOST) over the contaminated fuel sale scandal. According to the group, the interdiction would enable the ministerial committee set up to …

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No wrongdoing at BOST – Energy Minister

There is no wrongdoing at the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST) on the sale of the five million litres of contaminated products, Mr Boakye Agyarko, Minister of Energy has announced. He said investigations carried out by the state security agencies and the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), showed …

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