NPA commissions six standard retail outlets for the supply of premix fuel
Created on 04 December 2019
The campaign by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to promote safety in the petroleum downstream sector has received a major boost with the commissioning of six standard premix retail outlets. Three of the outlets are located in Winneba, Komenda and Apam Manford all in the Central Region. The rest are in James Town in the Greater Accra Region Djameni in the Volta Region and Shamaa in the Western Region.
ARA Conference 2019
Created on 21 November 2019
The Authority has joined hands with the African Refiners Association (ARA), for the 2019 conference here in Accra. This year's conference focuses on the petroleum downstream and supply and distribution. It will also look at how to sustain the value chain.
War against fuel smuggling: Nearly GHS1bn saved in 2018
Created on 02 October 2019
The fight against the illicit trade of refined petroleum products is yielding results, with the latest report on the activities in the downstream petroleum subsector showing that the country saved nearly GH¢1 billion, which would have otherwise been lost through smuggling of the products. The report showed that GH¢952 million was saved from blocking the sale of illicit sale of petroleum products in the country in 2018. This was a reversal from...
AOMC Chief Executive woos public support for CRM
Created on 24 September 2019
The Chief Executive of the Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs), Kwaku Agyeman Duah, says public support is important to a successful implementation of the Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM). The National Petroleum Authority and other stakeholders, as part of efforts to solicit public inputs before roll-out of the policy, have been engaging consumers across the country for their inputs. The team has so far engaged residents in the Western, Eastern,...
Lives cannot be lost at expense of financial gains – NPA boss on CRM implementation
Created on 13 August 2019
The Chief Executive of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has reiterated government’s commitment to ensure that thee Cylinder Recirculation Model (CRM) is fully implemented. Hassan Tampuli said following consultations with industry stakeholders, consumers and interested parties, he is confident consumers can no longer tolerate any fires relating to petroleum.
Danger!!! LPG cylinders safety compromised
Created on 23 July 2019
It is an explosion waiting to happen. Several consumers of autogas and cooking gas cylinders in Obuasi and its environs were seen violating all the safety norms associated with the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder usage. Cooking gas cylinders were spotted being transported in a horizontal manner after refill while autogas cylinders had fabrications with electrical wires around it and were also rusty which needed a coat of paint to...