Stakeholders call for inclusive implementation of CRM
Created on 14 June 2019
In view of some disagreements to the implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM), by some players in the downstream petroleum sector, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has been urged to continue its effort to engage all stakeholders, in order to ensure an all-inclusive implementation of the policy. This follows the decision of the LPG Retailers Association to challenge the rolling out of the new national policy, which among others is...
NPA To Pilot Cylinder Recirculation Model In Obuasi, Kwaebibirem
Created on 12 June 2019
The National Petroleum Authority(NPA) has said it will soon begin piloting the cylinder recirculation model (CRM) in Obuasi and Kwaebibirem in the Ashanti and Eastern Regions respectfully. The choice of these two towns, they said, was as a result of good control and traceability of cylinders, active refilling outlets with consistent LPG sales over the last six months and multiplicity of LPG Marketing Companies (LPGMCs).
Smuggling of petroleum products reduces
Created on 16 May 2019
The fight against the smuggling of petroleum products has yielded positive results, as the menace has not been recorded since the beginning of the year. The country lost close to GH¢1 billion in revenue to petroleum smuggling activities in 2017 because of miscreants who brought in petroleum products in vessels which docked on the high sea and used smaller vessels to siphon them to tankers onshore.
Kpone tanker park unveiled to boost petroleum downstream industry
Created on 02 May 2019
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) on Wednesday inaugurated a Tanker Parking Terminal at Kpone in the Greater Accra Region. The parking terminal is expected to improve the standards in the petroleum downstream industry. The investment according to the NPA also exhibits its long term commitment to curb safety risk posed by the indiscriminate parking of Tankers (Bulk Road Vehicles) along the road leading to Tema Oil refinery (TOR) and other...
NPA partners Korea Petroleum to improve product quality
Created on 26 April 2019
National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is working to ensure petroleum products consumed by the public are of the highest quality and has signed a deal in that regard with Korea Petroleum Quality and Distribution Authority (K-Petro). Interacting with a delegation from K-Petro in Accra on Wednesday, Chief Executive of NPA, Hassan Tampuli, said improving the petroleum quality and distribution systems are critical to the operations in the downstream sector.