Cylinder recirculation to create over 4,500 direct jobs – NPA
Created on 18 July 2019
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Mr. Alhassan Tampuli believes that the yet to be implemented Cylinder Re-circulation Model (CRM) under the National Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) policy will create over 4,500 direct jobs. “Direct job creation is estimated to be over 4,500 in relation to new jobs under the actors of the new value chain and door to door delivery service. This does not...
82% of LPG stations in Central Region identified as high risk – Minister
Created on 18 July 2019
The National Petroleum Authority, according to the Central Regional Minister, Kwamena Duncan, has labelled about 82.7 percent of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) stations in the region as high-risk. The Minister said per information available to him, a risk assessment exercise of all LPG retail outlets across the region revealed that 67 out of 81 were found to pose high-risk to lives and property in the region.
NPA Reveals Petroleum Downstream Witnessed 15% Growth In 2018
Created on 11 July 2019
The petroleum downstream sector saw a 15% surge in consumptions of petroleum products during 2018 under review. That was as a result of efforts towards curbing illicit fuel activities coupled with deliberate technology based schemes and policy initiatives aimed at propelling private sector growth. The Chief Executive Officer of National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli who made the disclosure at the ongoing 3rd edition of the Ghana International Petroleum Conference (GhIPCon)...
Gov't working on gas law to regulate industry
Created on 10 July 2019
Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia says the delicate nature of the gas industry in the country makes it one that must be highly regulated. He said government will soon complete work on the transformation of the existing gas master plan into a gas law which will be used to regulate the Industry. The new law is expected to provide the enabling environment for investors as well as help government to implement...
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).