Planning Pricing & Research - PPR
- Monitoring and planning of petroleum products inventory situation in keeping with Government's key policy to ensure adequate reserve stocks for strategic and operational purposes.
- Keep and update data base of the monthly/yearly consumption of petroleum products by Petroleum Service Providers (PSPS).
- Update and monitor performance statistics of PSPs.
- Liaise with TOR and PSPs on ship fixtures to establish laycans of vessels arriving to avoid demurrage and ensure ullage at the depots for deliveries of products.
- Issue emergency award letters for the supply of petroleum products as and when required.
- Very active in the Operationalization and zonalization of the BOST depots.
- Work on the ceiling on the price of petroleum products in accordance with the prescribed petroleum pricing formula to ensure full cost recovery of investment, hence monitoring the daily traded prices (FOB), for circulation of the Price Build Up to PSPs and relevant institutions in the industry,
- To determine the under/over recovery to be incurred within a pricing period.
- Vetting of Under Recovery claims submitted by PSPs and preparation of Issue papers to the Board on claims submitted to the Authority.
- Review service charges to the UPPF scheme, Marketers and Dealers Margin.
- Prepare and submit regular reports/issue paper on:
The status of ex refinery differential accrued, under/over recovery and receipts and payments by PSPs into and out of the ex refinery differential account.
The price structure of differentiated products as and when introduced by PSPs.
- Industry survey for primary and secondary data and information for the following studies:
- Customer satisfaction as to quality and quantity of services provided.
- Effect of industrial activity on the environment (best means to reduce pollution).
- Effect of industrial activity on the economy, consumer, poor and the vulnerable (best industrial practices)
- Codes of practices for LPG use in Ghana Current status and the way the forward.
- Impact of petroleum downstream deregulation on:
- Energy prices on cost and standard of living in Ghana.
- The poor and the vulnerable in society if government subsidies are completely removed.