Category archives for: Energy

Beware of Strike-it-Rich Euphoria: the Curse of Potential Oil Wealth

March 9, 2018//-The resource curse, or paradox of plenty, is when countries with an abundance of natural resources suffer stagnant economic growth or even contraction.

MODEC Appoints First Female Offshore Production Technician Trainee

Accra, March 9, 2018//-MODEC Ghana Limited has appointed Portia Ama Anobea Oduro as the first female offshore Production Technician Trainee.

Mahama, Others Converge in London for Commonwealth Africa Summit

London, United Kingdom, March 8, 2018/ — Immediate past President of Ghana, John Dramani Mahama and Spanish Former Deputy Prime Minister María Teresa Fernández de la Vega, are among dignitaries confirmed to discuss the Africa’s economic growth and Shared Prosperity of Commonwealth Member States from Africa at the Commonwealth Africa Summit 2018 in London from the […]

Utility Providers to Comply with PURC Directive Amidst Discontent

Accra, March 7, 2018//-Utility providers have expressed their readiness to comply with the PURC’s directive on reduction in electricity tariffs despite having reservations at the development.

Ghana: Textile Workers Seeks 20% Reduction in Utility Tariffs

Accra, March 6, 2018//-The Textile, Garment and Leather Employees Union (TGLEU) say they are not satisfied with the 30 percent reduction in utility tariffs.

EnergyNet, African Business in Landmark Partnership

March 6, 2018//-EnergyNet and African Business have joined forces in 2018 to produce the annual Africa Energy Yearbook and a Special Energy Report on African energy for global distribution.

Ghana Reduces Electricity Tariffs by 10-30%

Accra, March 5, 2018//-Ghana’s  Public Utilities Regulatory Commission (PURC)  today announced a 10-30 percent reduction in prices of electricity effective March 15 2018, according to an official statement.

OECD Report:  Stolen Cars, Oil Head to Ghana

March 5, 2018//-Ghana and two other countries serve as the most popular destinations for stolen cars, a new report by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has revealed.

 Ghana Puts Hope on New Oil Projects to Increase  Energy Production

Accra, March 5, 2018//-Ghana has its eyes fixed on increased oil production for local use and export to accelerate the economy, following the peaceful resolution of its border dispute with Côte d’Ivoire and the picking up of oil prices on the world market.

Nigeria Boosts Power Generation With Seven Gas Projects

Lagos, Nigeria, March 3, 2018// – The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has identified Seven Critical Gas Development Projects (7CGDP) scheduled to deliver about 3.4billion standard cubic feet of gas per day on an accelerated basis to bridge a projected medium term supply gap by 2020,its Managing Director, Dr.Maikanti Baru, has said .

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