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Selling thermal plants won’t solve VRA’s problems – Staff

Employees of the Volta River Authority (VRA), say the proposed sale of its thermal plants by government defies modern business logic and can’t address the problems of the power producer.

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Petroleum Commission to localize training in oil and gas …as it eyes partnership with universities

The Director of Special Services at the Petroleum Commission, Kweku Boateng, has disclosed that the Commission is to collaborate with local universities to train individuals in the oil and gas industry.

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Ghana saves $1 Billion on gas deal

The combined superior negotiation skills of Ghana’s Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, and the CEO of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, Dr K K Sarpong, have saved Ghana over $1 billion in a new LNG transaction that will allow for the addition of up to 1,000MW to Ghana’s power supply.

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57 OMCs sanctioned for cheating customers

Fifty-seven oil marketing companies (OMCs) have been sanctioned by the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) for engaging in various infractions detrimental to the interest of consumers.

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57 OMCs sanctioned for cheating customers

 

Fifty-seven oil marketing companies (OMCs) have been sanctioned by the Ghana Standards Authority (GSA) for engaging in various infractions detrimental to the interest of consumers.

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Standard Authority sanctions 10 oil companies for 'cheating' consumers

 

The Executive Secretary of the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers-Ghana (COPEC GH) has cautioned fuel stations to desist from short-changing consumers in the discharge of their duties.

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Bui Power Authority to construct 50MW solar station in the Northern Region

 

All is set for the construction of a 50 megawatt (MW) solar project, estimated to cost US$56million by the Bui Power Authority (BPA) to shore up the country’s energy mix.

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Add value to local actors in oil and gas business - Agyarko

 

Energy Minister, Emmanuel Boakye Agyarko, has tasked the newly-inaugurated seven-member board of the Petroleum Commission to help actualise the government’s quest to maximise local content participation in the oil and gas sector.

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VRA staff risk layoff over assets sale

 

Energy sector analysts have raised labour security concerns with the government’s decision to sell off some thermal assets of the Volta River Authority (VRA).

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PIAC wants MMDAs involved in implementing projects from oil revenue

 

The non-involvement of local authorities in the selection and supervision of projects funded with petroleum revenue has been identified as a factor to public dissatisfaction with the management of Ghana’s oil revenue.

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450MW Karpowership to stabilize power supply – ACEP

 

The African Center for Energy policy (ACEP) is hopeful the arrival of the 450 megawatts Karpowership will help improve power supply in the country.

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470MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan arrives in Ghana

 

Karpowership Ghana Company Limited has announced the arrival of the world’s largest Powership, the 470 MW Karadeniz Powership Osman Khan to Ghana.

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VRA needs to prioritise hydropower – Kwaku Kwarteng

 

The sale of the majority stake in specified thermal plants owned by the Volta River Authority (VRA) is to realign the authority’s focus on solely the management of hydro plants, according to a Deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng.

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