NPA and Energy Ministry meet with Kosmos Energy
Created on 16 January 2018
NPA and Energy Ministry officials meet with Kosmos Energy officers to discuss the issue of safety in the downstream sector, and how the two can work with each other to address the safety gaps in Ghana’s petroleum sector.
NPA staff donate to Village of Hope orphanage
Created on 02 January 2018
The NPA Staff Welfare Association on Tuesday, Boxing Day, donated food items and undisclosed amount of money, to inmates of Village of Hope, an orphanage at Gomoa Fetteh in the Central Region, as part of the festive season. The items including bags of rice, boxes of milk and detergents, are part of the workers contribution to the home, especially at a time of merrymaking. Chairman of the Association, Joseph Awan told newsmen they recognize the hardwork operators of...
NPA engages gas consumers in Brong Ahafo
Created on 27 November 2017
As part of its effort to reduce gas related accidents in the country, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has engaged consumers of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in the Brong Ahafo region. The exercise is aimed at sensitizing chopbar operators, restaurants, hotels and door-to-door business operators on safe dispensing and use of the gas. The team led by Communication Officer of the Authority, Benjamin Sekyere Owusu, interacted with some operators of LPG sale...
NPA wins 2017 Climate and Clean Air Award
Created on 15 November 2017
Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli, has reiterated the authority’s commitment to promoting clean environment, as ongoing policy to promote low sulfur diesel standards are enforced. He said this when he received this year’s “Outstanding Policy” award from the Climate and Clean Air Alliance at the on-going Climate Change Summit (COP23) in Bonn, Germany. According to him, Ghana is determined to collaborate with countries in the sub-region...
45% of death at K'bu burns unit caused by petroleum fire
Created on 02 November 2017
NPA boss Alhassan Tampuli says statistics from the Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital shows that 45% of deaths recorded at the center is caused by various degrees of burns resulting from petroleum and gas related explosions. Speaking at the launch of NPA’s National Petroleum Safety Campaign under the theme: “People Safety First”, Alhassan Tampuli said the statistics further shows a worrying trend where between 35%-40%...