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NPA wins 2017 Climate and Clean Air Award

15 November 2017
NPA wins 2017 Climate and Clean Air Award

Chief Executive Officer of the National Petroleum Authority, Hassan Tampuli, has reiterated the authority’s commitment...

45% of death at K'bu burns unit caused by petroleum fire

02 November 2017
45% of death at K'bu burns unit caused by petroleum fire

NPA boss Alhassan Tampuli says statistics from the Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Centre of...

Stop operating near gas stations – Energy Minister cautions public

02 November 2017
Stop operating near gas stations – Energy Minister cautions public

The Energy Minister, Boakye Agyarko, has cautioned the general public against operating or building their...

37 LPG outlets to be closed down by NPA

02 November 2017
37 LPG outlets to be closed down by NPA

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA), Alhassan S. Tampuli, has...

NPA launches campaign to fight fuel station accidents

02 November 2017
NPA launches campaign to fight fuel station accidents

A national petroleum safety campaign to help curb petroleum-related-accidents has been launched by the National Petroleum...

Regulators tainting the image of the petroleum industry – Energy Ministry

02 November 2017
Regulators tainting the image of the petroleum industry – Energy Ministry

The Minister for Petroleum and Energy, Hon. Boakye Agyarko has accused regulators at the National...

108 LPG stations fail npa test

02 November 2017
108 LPG stations fail npa test

Out of 276 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) filling stations inspected so far, 108 have been...

NPA INTRODUCES NEW EXPORT GUIDELINES

26 October 2017
NPA INTRODUCES NEW EXPORT GUIDELINES

In a bid to sanitize the petroleum downstream industry, the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has...

INVEST IN GHANA’S PETROLEUM MARKET – DEPUTY MINISTER OF ENERGY

23 October 2017
INVEST IN GHANA’S PETROLEUM MARKET – DEPUTY MINISTER OF ENERGY

Over 3000 African elite interests in downstream oil and gas have met in Lagos, Nigeria...

Cylinder Re-circulation Module

15 October 2017
Cylinder Re-circulation Module

At the Cabinet meeting of 12th October 2017, the President of the Republic, on the...

NPA Begins Nationwide LPG Safety Campaign

28 August 2017
NPA Begins Nationwide LPG Safety Campaign

The National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has began a nationwide LPG Safety Campaign to educate consumers...

NPA Board Inaugurated

15 August 2017
NPA Board Inaugurated

The Minister of Energy, Hon. Boakye Agyarko, on Monday August 14, 2017 inaugurated new Governing...

RE: 7000 Gas tanker drivers to lose their jobs by september

03 August 2017
RE: 7000 Gas tanker drivers to lose their jobs by september

The attention of the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) has been drawn to a purported statement...

NPA Interacts with Media on Safety

27 July 2017
NPA Interacts with Media on Safety

NPA has interacted the media across the country on how they (the media) can support...

MEDIA RELEASE

29 June 2017
MEDIA RELEASE

Following media reports that Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Limited (BOST) has released 5 million...

NPA donates GHC150,000 to support Takoradi Gas Victims

09 June 2017
NPA donates GHC150,000 to support Takoradi Gas Victims

NPA has donated GH¢150,000 to the Western Regional Coordinating Council to aid in the treatment...

Petroleum Authority spearheads regional harmonisation of petroleum taxes

08 June 2017
Petroleum Authority spearheads regional harmonisation of petroleum taxes

NPA is spearheading efforts that will see West African countries harmonise taxes and levies on...

NPA to conduct risk assessment at petroleum retail stations

05 June 2017
NPA to conduct risk assessment at petroleum retail stations

NPA has engaged a team of technical persons to conduct risk assessment of all retail...

Banning gas refill at stations won’t affect business of retail outlets – NPA

18 May 2017
Banning gas refill at stations won’t affect business of retail outlets – NPA

NPA has said a move by the authority to ban Gas refill at filling stations...

Gas refill at stations to be banned as part of moves to halt explosions

18 May 2017
Gas refill at stations to be banned as part of moves to halt explosions

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) outlets will no longer be allowed to refill cylinders at their...

NPA to launch Petroleum Safety Campaign

16 May 2017
NPA to launch Petroleum Safety Campaign

NPA is to embark on a National Petroleum Safety Campaign to engage all stakeholders in...

NPA urges industry players to maximise safety

16 May 2017
NPA urges industry players to maximise safety

NPA has urged all stakeholders in the downstream petroleum industry to ensure maximum safety in...

Companies complicit in disasters will foot victims’ medical bills – Minister

11 May 2017
Companies complicit in disasters will foot victims’ medical bills – Minister

The Akufo-Addo administration is putting an end to the culture of government footing the medical...

'MAY-DAY' MESSAGE FROM CHIEF EXECUTIVE TO MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF NPA

02 May 2017
'MAY-DAY' MESSAGE FROM CHIEF EXECUTIVE TO MANAGEMENT AND STAFF OF NPA

As we observe 'Worker's Day' today, I wish to commend the hardworking Interns, National Service...

NPA to establish local content Unit

10 April 2017
NPA to establish local content Unit

NPA is to establish local content unit at its head office to monitor and enforce...

Tanker tracking saves GH¢34m yearly

29 March 2017
Tanker tracking saves GH¢34m yearly

The Bulk Road Vehicle (BRV) Tracking System has helped reduce revenue losses associated with false...

NPA promotes Ghana’s experience in harmonizing fuel specifications

21 March 2017
NPA promotes Ghana’s experience in harmonizing fuel specifications

Over 500 key players in African downstream oil industry met in Cape Town for Africa...

NPA emerges as Africa downstream regulator of the year

03 March 2017
NPA emerges as Africa downstream regulator of the year

For its robust regulatory environment and remarkable navigation of total deregulation of its petroleum industry,...

No fuel shortage

15 February 2017
No fuel shortage

NPA wishes to assure the general public that there is sufficient supply of fuel in the country...

Our objective is to sustain supply of quality fuel for consumers – NPA

01 February 2017
Our objective is to sustain supply of quality fuel for consumers – NPA

The Ag. CE of NPA, Hassan Tampuli says the immediate objective of the President, His...

Reducing sulphur content for diesel a priority – Ag NPA CEO

31 January 2017
Reducing sulphur content for diesel a priority – Ag NPA CEO

The Ag. CEO of NPA, Hassan Tampuli has vowed to review the standards of sulphur...

Gas Explosion and Fire Incident at the Louis Gas LPG Refilling Plant at La, Accra.

11 January 2017
Gas Explosion and Fire Incident at the Louis Gas LPG Refilling Plant at La, Accra.

Gas Explosion and Fire Incident at the Louis Gas LPG Refilling Plant at La, Accra.

NPA gets new office complex

05 January 2017
NPA gets new office complex

NPA has inaugurated a five-storey office complex in Accra

NPA revises sulphur content for imported diesel

01 November 2016
NPA revises sulphur content for imported diesel

NPA has revised the national sulphur specification for diesel imported into the country

NPA showcases Ghana at Oil Trading & Logistics Conference in Lagos

24 October 2016
NPA showcases Ghana at Oil Trading & Logistics Conference in Lagos

NPA has joined its Africa’s elite interests in downstream oil and gas for the 10th Oil...

IES projects stable ex-pump prices for second October pricing window

18 October 2016
IES projects stable ex-pump prices for second October pricing window

The think tank’s recent analysis explains that on the back of an increase in the...

11 per cent fuel price increase report is false - NPA

18 October 2016

NPA has asked the public to disregard reports of an eleven per cent increase in...

Fuel prices have not been increased - NPA dismisses

18 October 2016

NPA says reports that fuel prices have been increased should be disregarded as the story...

Fuel price up by 4% not 11%- NPA

18 October 2016

NPA has described an announcement by the Chamber of Petroleum Consumers (COPEC) of Ghana that...

Ignore misleading reports on fuel price increase

18 October 2016
Ignore misleading reports on fuel price increase

NPA has observed with concern media headlines suggesting that fuel prices have increased

NPA gives blood to save lives

07 October 2016
NPA gives blood to save lives

NPA, for the second time has embarked on a blood donation exercise to improve the...

Sulphur in diesel revised to maxim 500PPM

03 October 2016
Sulphur in diesel revised to maxim 500PPM

NPA has revised the national sulphur specification for diesel from maximum 3000pmm...

Ghana, Mali Collaborate on Petroleum Downstream

29 September 2016
Ghana, Mali Collaborate on Petroleum Downstream

NPA and its counterpart in Mali, ONAP are collaborating to improve efficiency...

Ghana’s diesel not ‘substandard’

19 September 2016
Ghana’s diesel not ‘substandard’

Hon. Moses Asaga has said sulphur levels in the diesel imported into the country are...

Blame old cars, not 'dirty diesel' for fuel emissions

19 September 2016
Blame old cars, not 'dirty diesel' for fuel emissions

Moses Asaga, has said the challenges consumers encounter with their vehicles is not as a...

ACEP displayed ‘ignorance’ in ‘dirty diesel’ report

17 September 2016
ACEP displayed ‘ignorance’ in ‘dirty diesel’ report

NPA has dismissed reports that it is to blame for the dumping of ‘dirty diesel’...

Quality fuel accessible; but costly – Senyo Hosi

17 September 2016
Quality fuel accessible; but costly – Senyo Hosi

Senyo Hosi, has said it is possible for Ghana to be supplied with ‘safe’ fuel...

Amended NPA Act hailed amid petrol price increases

23 March 2016
Amended NPA Act hailed amid petrol price increases

Petroleum Minister, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has spoken of the Price Liberalisation Policy's critical importance to...

Address by the CEO of the National Petrolum Authority - NPA

23 March 2016
Address by the CEO of the National Petrolum Authority - NPA

Address by the CEO the NPA, Dr. Moses Asaga at the inaugural ceremony of the...

Commonwealth University Awards Moses Asaga with Doctorate Degree

05 January 2016
Commonwealth University Awards Moses Asaga with Doctorate Degree

The Commonwealth University in collaboration with the London Graduate School have awarded CEO of the...

Big News for Burns Unit of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

12 November 2015
Big News for Burns Unit of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital

NPA has announced a project to refurbish existing wards of the Plastic and Reconstructive surgery...

IML wins maiden inter-departmental quiz

23 October 2015
IML wins maiden inter-departmental quiz

Friday the 30th October, 2015 witnessed the first ever Inter-departmental quiz organized by the NPA...

NPA deploys task force to check irregularities

23 October 2015
NPA deploys task force to check irregularities

NPA has dispatched a surveillance task force to five regions to check the validity of...

Fuel fraud fight in Africa: The National Petroleum Authority shows way - IMANI

22 October 2015
Fuel fraud fight in Africa: The National Petroleum Authority shows way - IMANI

Refined petroleum products are an important resource in every country....

NPA wins prestigious Best Enterprise Award

22 October 2015
NPA wins prestigious Best Enterprise Award

NPA and its CEO, Moses Asaga have received two awards from the prestigious Socrates Committee...

Parking and resting places project for tanker drivers progressing

22 October 2015
Parking and resting places project for tanker drivers progressing

CEO of NPA has said the construction of a modern parking lots and resting room...

Deregulation policy catalyst to TOR’s success

17 October 2015
Deregulation policy catalyst to TOR’s success

Mr Moses Asaga, has attributed the success story of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) substantially...

Protecting the interest of petroleum consumers

09 October 2015
Protecting the interest of petroleum consumers

Balancing the needs of petroleum consumers and petroleum service providers is very crucial...

Parliament passes National Petroleum Authority (Amendment) Bill

30 September 2015
Parliament passes National Petroleum Authority (Amendment) Bill

Parliament has passed the National Petroleum Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2015 into law.

Conference On Oil and Shipping Opens in Accra

29 September 2015
Conference On Oil and Shipping Opens in Accra

A two-day oil and shipping Africa Conference has been held in Accra to deliberate on...

5 reasons NPA remains important in the downstream petroleum sector

29 September 2015
5 reasons NPA remains important in the downstream petroleum sector

We often tend to assume that all that the NPA does is fixing prices of...

NPA taking measures to track fuel station integrity – CEO

28 September 2015
NPA taking measures to track fuel station integrity – CEO

NPA has put in place stringent measures to effectively monitor, enforce, and tighten the relevant...

NPA CEO wins another award

09 September 2015
NPA CEO wins another award

Moses Asaga has been recognized by the Oil and Gas Ghana Awards (OGGA-2015)

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