NPA measures save nation GH¢910.4m
Created on 12 September 2018
The public purse has been saved GH¢910.4 million within a year following stringent measures instituted by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to curb illegal activities in the downstream petroleum sector. From September 2017 to date, precisely GH¢892.8 million savings have been made following a significant reduction in volumes of exported products that would have been diverted for personal gains at the expense of the state; stoppage of GH¢10.6 million tax...
NPA engages Nima residents on Cylinder Recirculation policy
Created on 16 August 2018
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has engaged community leaders and residents of Nima, Maamobi and its environs on the Cylinder Recirculation policy, as it continues a public education campaign to solicit views and explain the model to citizens across the country. “On the 12th of October, President Akufo- Addo gave us a directive to change the gas distribution system where gas stations were located in communities, causing casualties during an accident...
NPA constructs mechanized water system at nabuli witches camp
Created on 27 July 2018
The rains pounded the bare earth most of the day, the residents, drenched in water, danced in defiance, as water, in two separate calabash, splashed into the sky, signaling the official commissioning of a mechanized water system in Nabuli Witches camp in the Gushegu District of the Northern region, a small farming community with a population in the region of about two thousand people.
NPA SUSPENDS BDCs/OMCs FOR TAX EVASION
Created on 25 July 2018
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) wishes to inform the General Public that the following Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) and Bulk Distribution Companies (BDCs) have been suspended for periods of between one month and three months, effective 18th July 2018, for their involvement in activities that led to loss of tax revenue to the Government of Ghana. As a result of this, the listed companies are to desist from engaging in...
NPA to get tough on tax evading OMCs
Created on 19 July 2018
The National Petroleum Authority is to get tough on Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) who indulge in suspicious tax evading activities. In this regard, the Authority will be working with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) to ensure OMCs who under declare their liftings are sanctioned. Presenting the mid-year review of the 2018 budget in Parliament, Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Attah, said the collaboration between the two state agencies is to...
NPA boss pays courtesy call on Asantehene
Created on 05 July 2018
The Asantehene Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has advised industry players in the petroleum sector to collaborate with each other in order to ensure effective product delivery and economic growth. The Asantehene was speaking at his Palace in Manhyia when the Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Hassan Tampuli, led a delegation made up of some members of the board, directors and management, to pay a courtesy call on...