Oil and Shipping Africa Conference opens in Accra

03 July 2016, Accra –  A two-day oil and shipping Africa Conference has been held in Accra to deliberate on the Petroleum Industry in Africa and international shipping and bunkering issues.

*Oil platform facility.

*Oil platform

It was organised by PETROSPORT with sponsorship from seven major oil giants including Ghana Oil Company Limited, GOIL.

The session will highlight particularly Ghana’s petroleum sector in the context of the global oil and shipping industry as well as bunker fuel quality and fuel management challenges for the future in Sub-Saharan Africa.

GOIL MD, Patrick A. K. Akorli, highlighting GOIL’s ambitions in the Bunkering sector to the media

The chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority Moses Asaga who read a speech on behalf of the Minister of Petroleum, underscored the maturity and resilience of Ghana’s petroleum sector after deregulation. This, he said, has ensured sanity in the sector

On storage facilities for fuel, Mr. Asaga announced that Takoradi Port was now ready to lift fuel, in addition to the Tema Port. He also noted that 50 percent of the country’s domestic consumption of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) is now being met by the Atuabo Gas facility.

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