NPA begins nationwide LPG Door to Door campaign
Created on 19 April 2018
A team of officers from the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) is the Central Region visiting selected communities as part of a nationwide Door-to-Door LPG Safety Campaign. The team, from the Corporate Affairs Division, visited several eateries in the Mankessim, Komenda and Cape Coast areas, where vendors were educated on the appropriate use of LPG cylinders at their business centres and homes.
No West African Country Sells Petroleum Products Cheaper Than Ghana… - NPA Boss
Created on 19 April 2018
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has discounted reports that prices of petroleum products in the country are among the steepest in the sub-region. Hassan Tampuli, Chief Executive Officer of the NPA, also dispelled the notion that the occasional increases in petroleum prices by government - as a means of either recouping subsidy losses and clearing debts, or perhaps even augmenting its resources to fund developmental projects - is a deliberate act.
2 vessels arrested in Ghana's waters over illegal fuel transfer
Created on 16 April 2018
A combined team of officers at the Naval Base and National Security arrested two vessels in Ghana’s waters allegedly engaged in fuel smuggling activities. The arrest was made Friday. One of the vessels, believed to registered in Nigeria, has 11 crew and is Captained by Joshua Ogun.
National Security busts 5 in latest oil smuggling scheme
Created on 11 April 2018
The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) in collaboration with National Security have arrested five persons suspected to be part of a cartel dealing in illegal smuggling of petroleum products, last Monday.
Oil export companies reduce from 30 to 3 following NPA measures
Created on 09 April 2018
Stringent measures introduced by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) to curb smuggling of petroleum products have reduced the number of companies engaged in oil export business from 30 to 3. Irregularities in the petroleum export to landlocked countries (Mali, Burkina Faso and Togo) in the past cost the government about GH¢1 billion in revenue, but the situation has changed since September 2017, as the number of exporters has reduced by...
Fuel prices go down as Parliament passes Special Petroleum Tax Bill
Created on 16 February 2018
Parliament has passed the Special Petroleum Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2018 to reduce the special petroleum tax from 15 to 13 per cent. With the passage of the bill, the ex-pump price of petrol will go down by 3.39 per cent, while that of diesel will reduce by 4.14 per cent. The bill, which was passed under a certificate of urgency, amended the Special Petroleum Tax Act, 2014 (Act 879) and provided for...