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Sack NPA boss for Atomic gas explosion – Namoale

Hassan Tampuli, NPA CEO

Former National Democratic Congress (NDC) Member of Parliament for the La Dadekotopon constituency, Nii Amasah Namoale, wants the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), sacked over the deadly gas explosion at Atomic Junction in Accra. According to him, the NPA has failed woefully in its supervisory roles. Speaking on Citi FM’s news analysis programme, The Big Issue, on ...

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21 LPG stations shut down, more to follow – NPA

Hassan Tampuli, NPA CEO

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), was already taking serious action against some fuel stations, before the new directives from President Nana Akufo-Addo, as it had already shut down 21 Liquefied Petroleum Gas filling stations across the country for failing safety standards. The NPA was spurred into action following the Atomic Junction gas explosion, and speaking on the Citi Breakfast Show, the ...

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Fuel explosion deaths worrying; we’ll act – NPA Board chair

Joe Addo-Yobo

The Board Chairman of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Joe Addo-Yobo, has bemoaned the increasing spate of gas or fuel explosions in the country, resulting in death and injuries to Ghanaians. He said the National Petroleum Authority will adopt strategies at cabinet to address the menace. Mr. Addo-Yobo was speaking to Citi News’ Caleb Kudah after an extent of damage assessment at ...

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Give gas re-circulation policy a chance – Ghana Cylinder Company

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana Cylinder Manufacturing Company (GCMC), Frances Essiam, has appealed to players in the LPG filling and supply chain to give government their consent for the introduction of the Gas Re-circulation Policy which has been put on hold. Per the policy, all gas cylinders will be filled by cylinder bottling plants for onward delivery to ...

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Another truckload of smuggled ‘contaminated’ fuel impounded

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The National Petroleum Authority (NPA), has impounded a vehicle carrying ‘contaminated’ diesel at the Buipe depot in the Northern Region. The long vehicle with registration number GN3009-09 is in police custody pending further investigations. The seized product is 50,000 litres of diesel valued at GHc213,500. The driver, Hamza File, is assisting the Bureau of National Investigations (BNI), and the police ...

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

Hassan Tampuli, NPA CEO

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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We can’t reduce taxes on fuel again – NPA

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Ghanaians expecting a downward review or the scrapping of some taxes imposed on petroleum products, would have to dump their hopes since government is not ready to barge in. The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Hassan Tampuli, at a press conference on Wednesday, gave a litany of reasons why the about ten taxes and margins on ...

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US hurricanes caused fuel price hikes in Ghana – NPA

Hassan Tampuli, NPA CEO

Weeks after prices of petroleum products in Ghana hit an all-year-high, government has been explaining the reasons for the hikes. According to the Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Hassan Tampuli, the price surge could largely be attributed to the recent hurricanes that ravaged the United States of America. “For the past many years, at this time of ...

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NPA seizes GHc1.4m smuggled petrol

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Fifteen truckloads of smuggled petroleum products worth GH¢1.4 million have been impounded. Officials of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), in collaboration with security personnel, impounded the 15 trucks last week. Each of the trucks was loaded with 54,000 litres of either petrol or diesel. The Chief Executive Officer of the NPA, Mr Hassan Tampuli, disclosed this in an interview with ...

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We’ve no contract with Puma – NPA

Hassan Tampuli

There is no government contract making Puma Energy Limited the sole entity tasked with the supply of gas and LPG cylinders to domestic consumers, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has said. The NPA, in a statement responding to claims by the Gas Tanker Drivers Association, said no other Company has been issued a license to do the cylinder recirculation as ...

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