NPA inaugurates taskforce to fight fuel smuggling
Created on 20 February 2019
A joint national taskforce to oversee the export of petroleum products across Ghana’s borders has been inaugurated. In an effort to curb the menace, the National Petroleum Authority in collaboration with other bodies have initiated measures to conduct swoop exercises on trucks suspected to be involved in the dumping of products meant for export into the country. The joint taskforce comprises of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Ghana Revenue Authority...
Ghana Army courts NPA support to train maritime experts
Created on 13 February 2019
Chief Executive of National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli, was the Guest Speaker at the opening of the 14th Exclusive Economic Zone Management and Operations course, at the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College, Accra. The course is expected to expose participants to the key essentials of maritime related operations, improving regional collaborations, and dealing with potential threats to maritime activities in the sub-region. Mr. Tampuli said the program has...
GHC232m spent in providing tax reliefs on petroleum products - Energy Minister
Created on 06 February 2019
The Energy Minister has disclosed that government spent ¢232 million providing tax reliefs on petroleum products to ordinary Ghanaians between December 2017 and June 2018. John Peter Amewu says the reliefs are part of government’s efforts to use tax interventions to mitigate the impact of the increasing price of oil on the international market on Ghanaians.
GHC1m worth of smuggled petroleum products seized - Energy Minister
Created on 06 February 2019
The Minister of Energy, John Peter Amewu has indicated that about GHC1 million worth of petroleum products smuggled into the country have been confiscated. According to him, the confiscation was done through a collaboration of state security agencies on the Ghanaian waters. “A total number of 28BRV’s, 6 canoes, 4 mobile pumps and 5 outboard motors carrying 709,250 litres of illegally smuggled petroleum products with taxes and levies value of...
NPA wins European Society Best Quality Leadership Award
Created on 11 December 2018
Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Hassan Tampuli, has renewed the commitment of the NPA to ensure the quality of petroleum products served to the public is of the highest quality. In this regard, Mr. Tampuli said, the NPA will work tirelessly with the various security agencies in the country, to deal with the “bad guys” operating in the system, while supporting the good ones expand their businesses....
NPA to begin cylinder re-circulation pilot in Kumasi
Created on 23 November 2018
Deputy Energy Minister, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, has charged the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), as a matter of urgency, to use Kumasi as the first point for the implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Model. He said this was as a result of the number of high risks liquefied petroleum gas stations identified by the NPA in the densely populated Kumasi metropolis this year. Per the directive, all high-risk stations will...