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Gas tanker drivers welcome withdrawal of new LGP policy


The Gas Tankers Drivers Association, has welcomed the decision of the government to withdraw the draft national LGP policy. This follows the suspension of a planned demonstration against the government over the  decision to allow Puma Energy to become the sole supplier of gas. Bernard Oweredu Donkor, the Public Relations Officer of the gas Tankers Drivers Association has stated that ...

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Takoradi explosion: GHUMCO workers bemoan lax internal safety standards


Some workers of the Ghana Household Utilities Manufacturing Company Limited (GHUMCO), the epicenter of Tuesday’s explosion, have said that they have had to work in the Chinese-operated company without Personal Protective Equipment (PPEs). GHUMCo manufactures metallic cooking utensils and household items, and gas is an essential material in their line of work. However, no prescribed PPEs are given to the ...

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WATCH: The moments right before the Takoradi gas explosion

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Update: Over 100 injured in Takoradi gas explosion


More than one hundred people have been rushed to the Takoradi Port Hospital in the Western Region after sustaining injuries from a gas explosion on the Sekondi-Takoradi road. The injured include fire men who were fighting the blaze. Citi News’ Western Regional Correspondent Oberempong Yaw Ampofo, reported that firemen were having a hectic time, putting out the blaze. According to ...

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We’ll have enough gas to end ‘dumsor’ – Terkper

Seth Terkper, Minister of Finance

Ample measures have been put in place to ensure that the power crisis is permanently curtailed, outgoing Finance Minister, Seth Terkper, has said. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, Mr. Terkper said the coming on board of the TEN oil field and some other gas generation projects will gradually wean the country off the West African Gas Pipeline. President John Mahama spoke ...

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Atuabo to produce 150 million cubits of gas per day

Atuabo Gas Processing Plant

The Head of Communications at the Ghana Gas Company, Alfred Obgamey has revealed that the Atuabo gas processing plant will generate about 150 million standard cubits of gas per day when completed. He stated that “ the plant will start operations with about 30 million standard cubits of gas per day and graduate the process” to about 150 million as ...

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Court restrains Ghana Gas, others


The Sekondi High Court has slapped the Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas), its main contractor, SINOPEC, and three others with an interlocutory order restraining them from carrying on any activity on the land on which Ghana Gas operates until the company regularises its occupation with the Eastern Nzema Traditional Council. Mindful of the interest the state has in the ...

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Ghana to obtain gas from Equatorial Guinea

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The Energy Ministry has revealed that government is considering sourcing gas from Equatorial Guinea to power the country’s thermal plants. “The Ministry is engaging with La Cote D’lvoire and Equatorial Guinea to establish a regional gas project because Equatorial Guinea has more than adequate gas,” the Chief Director at the Energy Ministry, Professor Thomas Akabza said. According to him, the ...

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