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SA petroleum expert to train players in Ghana’s downstream sector

Mr Francois van Schalkwyk, Technical Manager of the International Business Division of Engen Petroleum in South Africa is to visit Ghana from May 14 to train players in the downstream sector of the petroleum industry. Mr van Schalkwyk will equip the participants in standards of lubes and lubrications, basic automotive …

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Mantrac Ghana to build $20m centre for oil, mining clients

Mantrac Ghana Limited will invest over $20 million into the construction of a new Engine Rebuild Centre near Takoradi to serve the oil and Gas and Mining clients, Mr Emad Adeeb, Managing Director, said on Monday. Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the Ghana Oil and Gas Summit, Mr …

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Veep tasks media, CSOs to ensure transparent use of Ghana’s oil revenue

Vice President Kwesi Bekoe Amissah-Arthur on Friday assured Ghanaians of effective management of the nation’s oil proceeds, and tasked the media and civil society to continue to hold Government accountable to facilitate  transparency. He said the proceeds would be fairly distributed, and other related matters effectively handled for the oil …

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Running smooth on Ghana’s Jubilee oilfields

Everything looks smooth at Ghana’s Jubilee oilfields as projects are being on schedule as planned. The Jubilee field production is currently producing an average 104,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd)  in the year to date in line with what officials have expected. Since first oil, the field has produced …

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Fishermen advised to keep away from oil rig

Fishermen within the six coastal districts of the Western Region have been reminded on the need to keep a distance from the oil rig since their activities pose greater risks to them as well as the oil installations. They have also been advised to minimise the use of fire on …

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Kosmos Energy plans $400 million investment in Ghana

Kosmos Energy said on Tuesday it would invest $400 million in its operations in Ghana this year, as part of a long term commitment to the Jubilee Oil field and other projects. Speaking to journalists on the sidelines of the inauguration of the company’s office building in Accra, Mr Brian …

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Over half million citizens could get education if Ghana manages oil, minerals revenues well – UNESCO

A new paper released by UNESCO says if Ghana better manages its oil and minerals revenue, the country could pay for over half a million Ghanaians to attend school. There are 16 other resource rich countries analysed in the paper. In a brief issued May 7, 2013, the paper argues …

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Youth urged to equip themselves for oil and gas industry

The youth have been urged to equip themselves with employable skills that would enable them to participate in the Oil and Gas Industry. “Ghana is a young country with more than 50 per cent of the total population below the age of 25 years and the discovery of oil provides …

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