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Ghana to set up oil & gas information center

The Ghana government in collaboration with the International Development Association (IDA) is to establish Oil and gas Information Resource Centre (IRC) which would operate as an interactive space for information on the Oil and Gas sector in the country. The IRC, which is to be independent, will complement the Ministry …

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Petrol subsidies not sustainable – NPA

The Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Mr Alex Mould, says the payment of subsidies on all petroleum products at the current level is not sustainable and should be abolished to save the sector from crisis. Mr  Mould, therefore, called for an upward adjustment in the prices of …

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Volta Region “oil find” almost look refined – GNPC

Ghana National Petroleum Corporation’s (GNPC) initial assessment of samples of what appears to be crude oil sprouting out from a hand-dug well at Jumbo near Kpassa in the Volta Region, has shown a positive result. The GNPC’s team of experts have expressed surprised about the substance which looked almost refined …

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Locals find “crude oil” in Ghana’s Volta Region

There is excitement among the people of Jumbo when a hand-dug well being sunk for Mr Kofi Gyato, farmer for domestic purposes, begun to yield an oily substance suspected to be crude oil. Jumbo, a small town lies between the Nkwanta North and South district and the substance, which some …

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Ghana to host first oil & gas career fair

Ghana is to hold the first ‘Oil and Gas Career Fair 2013’, scheduled for February 21and 22, 2013 in Accra. The event that was endorsed by the Ministry of Energy and would be hosted by Ghana Oil Club in partnership with Business World and Hired Capital, is aimed at addressing the …

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Keta to get industrial salt estate for petrochemical industry

Government in partnership with Zoomlion Ghana Limited will this year establish an Industrial Salt Estate at Keta in the Volta Region, to produce sufficient volumes of the product to support the petrochemical industry. “The Keta Industrial Salt Estate is going to generate and support the downstream petrochemical and industrial sector,” …

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Ghana’s FPSO vessel to be shutdown for two weeks – Kosmos confirms

US oil firm Kosmos Energy has confirmed that the floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel at Ghana’s Jubilee oilfields will be out of work for two weeks. The shutdown, according to Kosmos is to enable the partners to undertake a regular maintenance work on the vessel. “… planned two-week …

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