Tag Archives: GNPC

West Africa Gas Pipeline to be completed by Q2 of 2018

West African Gas Pipeline

The West African Gas Pipeline Reverse Gas Flow Project is expected to be ready by the second quarter of next year, to ensure free flow of gas from Aboadze to Tema for power generation, Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko has said. Currently, gas from oilfields in the western coast only terminates at the Aboadze thermal enclave in the Western Region. The ...

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Landmark LNG to add 1,000MW power to Ghana’s supply


Ghana has signed a new power deal with the world’s largest gas producer, Gazprom, to add up to 1,000 MW to Ghana’s power supply. The transaction, completed by Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, and the CEO of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Dr. Kofi Koduah Sarpong, has saved Ghana over $1 billion, according to the Energy Ministry. The new Liquefied ...

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President to honour GNPC Ghana’s Fastest Human

President to honour Fastest Human

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has launched this year’s edition of Ghana’s Fastest Human athletics programme with a promise to support the GNPC-sponsored competition with eight autographed trophies to be presented to winners at the finals. The President’s presence at the Adidas House in Accra last Tuesday night was to affirm his government’s commitment to developing all sporting disciplines, including ...

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GNPC, EDC saga – Ministry official instructed items be moved to Rigworld


Fresh information reaching Adom News indicates the Local Content Coordinator at the Ministry of Energy under the previous government, Afua Amissah asked two Tullow Oil officials to move items from Enterprise Development Centre (EDC) to the warehouse of Rigworld, a private company at Takoradi. This runs contrary to what Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) said earlier, that they intended to ...

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Springfield Group CEO calls for more oil exploration activities


The Chief Executive Officer of the Springfield Group, Mr Kevin Okyere, has called for investment-friendly initiatives from the government to help motivate oil exploration and production (E&P) companies to explore and turn the potential into the business into opportunities for all. With more than 80 per cent of the country’s petroleum potential still left unexplored, Mr Okyere said it needed ...

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ACEP advises against GNPC relocation

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP), an energy think tank, wants plans to relocate the headquarters of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) to be abandoned. President-elect Nana Akufo-Addo recently reiterated his government’s desire to relocate the headquarters of GNPC to the Western region during a visit to the Western Region House of Chiefs. “The commitments that we have ...

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