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NPA honoured for clean fuel initiative at 2017 Oil & Gas awards

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) was last Friday night, lauded by organizers of the Oil and Gas Awards for its continued commitment to policy initiatives which positively contribute to improving air quality in the country. The Authority’s introduction of sulphur diesel to the market has positively impacted the health conditions of more than 3 million residents in Accra and across the ...

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Restructure premix distribution to serve fishermen – Kwabena Donkor

Former Power Minister, Dr. Kwabena Donkor, has called for the restructuring of the premix fuel distribution strategy following the massive premix fuel diversion uncovered by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA). Commenting on the scandal to Citi News, Dr. Donkor said the NPA was not proactive enough in dealing with initial reports of the diversion. The Pru East MP said the ...

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Premix diversion: I don’t have tracking system; NPA must arrest – Minister

The Minister for Fisheries and Aquaculture, Elizabeth Afoley Quaye, has said the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is in a better position to act on the widespread diversion of premix fuel. According to her, the ministry does not have a tracking system to identify culprits hence the NPA, which has a system to track such happenings “must take action.” “They have the ...

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Some officials should’ve been fired for Atomic explosion – Lawyer

Given the loss of lives in the Atomic Junction explosion, a legal practitioner, Rainer Akumperigya, believes there should have been some resignations or sackings coming from the institutions mandated by law with supervisory responsibility. “My guess is that, if you want to demonstrate how reprehensive morally this thing is, you would want to resign. That is one way of showing ...

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NPA justifies decision to halt construction of new fuel stations

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO), of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Hassan Tampuli, has defended Cabinet’s new directives intended to curb fuel explosions in the country. His comment is in reaction to a caution by former Minister for Environment, Science Technology and Innovation, Mahama Ayariga, who suggested that, Cabinet’s decision to suspend the construction of ongoing gas and petrol/diesel stations, is ...

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Calls for NPA CEO’s dismissal misplaced – Senyo Hosi

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Chamber of Bulk Oil Distributors (CBOD), Senyo Hosi, has cautioned against calls for the removal of Chief Executive of National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Alhassan Tampuli. He stressed that ever since assuming office, Tampuli took proactive steps to address safety challenges in the sector head on. Speaking to The Finder, he recalled that one ...

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We won’t apologize over fuel price hikes – NPA replies Minority

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Hassan Tampuli, has said that government has not failed in its promise to remove fuel taxes, hence cannot render an apology to citizens in that regard. According to him, the government has barely spent 10 months in office and therefore cannot be said to have failed in honouring the promise of ...

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Our petroleum dealings in Ghana legal – Glencore

Glencore Energy UK Ltd, a company cited by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) for operating without a license in Ghana’s petroleum downstream industry, says it only acts as an international supplier of petroleum products. Glencore was said to have been importing petroleum products for storage and sale to various customers within Ghana, in violation section 11 of the National Petroleum ...

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NPA threatens to sue Glencore for operating without license

National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has cited another company, Glencore, for operating without a license in Ghana’s petroleum downstream industry. The NPA, in a June 2017 letter sighted by Citi News, threatened legal action if Glencore does not cease its operations. Glencore is said to have been importing petroleum products for storage and sale to various customers within Ghana, thus flouting section 11 of the ...

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Gas Tanker Drivers resolute over intended strike

The Association of Gas Tanker Drivers has refused to go back on its earlier threat of a nationwide strike over the sole supply of gas by Puma Energy. This is despite the National Petroleum Authority’ (NPA) denying any it has any deal with Puma Energy Limited to supply of gas and LPG cylinders to domestic consumers as part of the Cylinder ...

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