Thursday, 19 August 2010

Safeguards in place to ensure security of Ghana's oil and gas sector

Ghana 's Deputy Minister of Energy, Emmanuel Armah- Kofi Buah, has said that Ghana's newly formed oil and gas industry needs to be properly managed in order to benefit the country and its economic development.

Talking about Ghana's oil and gas sector, at a seminar for the workers of General Transport, Petroleum and Chemical Workers Union (GTPCWU), Buah said that the government has instituted new legislations and policies to ensure transparency and accountability in the sector.

Buah also said that security in the sector is of utmost importance and that the government has put in place a plan to safeguard Ghana's energy industry. General Secretary of GTPCWU said the seminar was aimed to support oil and gas workers and provide them with the opportunity to work collectively.

Source: Ghana Web

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