$200m lost yearly to tax evasion in petroleum downstream – NPA
Created on 11 June 2018
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Mr Alhassan Tampuli, has said the country loses over 200 million dollars annually in tax revenues due to the nefarious activities of service providers of the petroleum sector in order to evade tax. He said the Authority has rolled out stringent measures to tackle the problem head-on, in close collaboration with the Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA), the Navy and other relevant...
NPA takes LPG Door-to-Door to Northern Region
Created on 03 June 2018
Officers of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) took their LPG “Door-to-Door” campaign to Tamale, Northern Region, as part of ongoing efforts to educate the public on the responsible use of gas. The outreach, spearheaded by the Consumer Department of Corporate Affairs, has already taken the team to Western, Central and Ashanti Regions.
LPG violations still rampant in certain parts of the Western Region
Created on 02 May 2018
Despite efforts to curb misuse of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the country, it has emerged that most gas consumers in the Western Region do not adhere to the safety precautions associated with its usage. Malpractice s ranging from stones placed on cylinders, gas cylinders seated next to coal pots, leakage of LPG from damaged rubber tube, incorrect fixing of the regulator, damaged O-Ring in the cylinder valve and rusty cylinders...
NPA begins nationwide LPG Door to Door campaign
Created on 19 April 2018
A team of officers from the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is the Central Region visiting selected communities as part of a nationwide Door-to-Door LPG Safety Campaign. The team, from the Corporate Affairs Division, visited several eateries in the Mankessim, Komenda and Cape Coast areas, where vendors were educated on the appropriate use of LPG cylinders at their business centres and homes.
No West African Country Sells Petroleum Products Cheaper Than Ghana… - NPA Boss
Created on 19 April 2018
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has discounted reports that prices of petroleum products in the country are among the steepest in the sub-region. Hassan Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer of the NPA, also dispelled the notion that the occasional increases in petroleum prices by government - as a means of either recouping subsidy losses and clearing debts, or perhaps even augmenting its resources to fund developmental projects - is a deliberate act.