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Energy Ministry reviewing draft LPG policy

The Energy Ministry is reviewing a new draft Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) policy to provide direction on marketing and distribution of LPG in a safe and efficient manner to enhance access nationwide. Mr Boakye Agyarko, the Energy Minister, who announced this, expressed the hope that new marketing and distribution structure …

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Ghanaians asked to demand accountability on oil revenue

The African Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), a policy think – tank on Thursdaycalled on Ghanaians to demand accountability on oil revenue funded projects in local communities to minimise corruption in sector. Mr Benjamin Boakye, the Acting Executive Director of ACEP, who made the call, observed that previous tracking of oil …

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Public Interest and Accountability Committee unsatisfied with projects in Ho

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has expressed dissatisfaction with selected projects funded under the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) in Ho. Mrs Marilyn Aniwa, PIAC Project Coordinator, at a public forum after an inspection tour of projects under the Fund, said the Committee was disappointed at the slow …

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Stakeholders call for collaborations in oil and gas business

Discussants at a day’s Media interaction have called on Oil Marketing Companies to undertake thorough underground works before siting their facilities especially where the fuel filling stations were close to residential areas.    The thorough works, they said should include; painstaking consultations with relevant organisations such as; the Ghana National …

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Ghana to pursue aggressive oil exploration – Minister

The government will pursue more aggressive oil exploration to beef up Ghana’s production capacity for the nation’s socio-economic development Mr Boakye Agyarko, Energy Minister has said. He said oil played a key role in Ghana’s development. He said “apart from the revenue, we depend on oil for our power generation, …

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Ghana to share oil and gas experience with Senegal

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has indicated Ghana’s preparedness to share its experiences in the management of its oil and gas resources, as well as the measures taken to ensure the prudent and effective use of the proceeds from their sale with Senegal. He said: “With the recent discovery of …

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Tullow to drill more wells after ruling on maritime dispute with Ivory Coast

Tullow Oil says plans are underway to resume drilling next year to boost output at its Tweneboa, Enyenra, Ntomme (TEN) field once the maritime dispute between Ghana and The Cote d’Ivoire is resolved. Mr Charles Darku, the Tullow Ghana Managing Director, told shareholders on Wednesday that the drilling of the new wells …

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Association commends government’s response against illegal petroleum dealers

The Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) on Wednesday commended government for swift moves against Petroleum Black Market dealers following after a 48 hour ultimatum issued by the association to the state to bring the menace to an end. “Before the expiration of the 48 hours, we had series of meetings with …

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BDCs asked to channel petroleum exports for Sahelian through BOST

Cabinet has directed that all petroleum products meant for export from Ghana onto the Sahelian market be channelled through the Bulk Oil Storage and Distribution Company limited (BOST). The directive, which takes effect next week, is in a bid to clamp down on the dumping of such products onto the …

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Energy Minister attends WAGPA’s Committee of Ministers Meeting

The Minister of Energy, Mr Boakye Agyarko has addressed the Committee of Ministers (COM) of the West African Gas Pipeline Project in Cotonou, Benin. A statement issued by Mr King A. Wellington, the Head of the Communications Unit, Ministry of Energy and copied to the Ghana News Agency said the …

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