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.
NPA Boss Warns Against Fronting In LPG Distribution
Created on 12 March 2019
The Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli has vowed to deal mercilessly with local companies found fronting for foreign companies in the Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM) for the distribution of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).
Cylinder Recirculation Model not cast in stone - Dr. Amin Adam
Created on 09 March 2019
Deputy Energy Minister for Petroleum, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, says government is not impervious to ideas that will inure to the effective implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Model. Speaking at a stakeholders’ engagement forum in Accra, Dr. Amin Adam stated that though consultations about the policy have been widely conducted, government is still open to ideas that will help improve the eventual rollout.