Atuabo Gas Project Ghana Gas To Start Operation In April

Ghana Gas Company is set to produce gas in commercial quantities in April this year.

  • Published:
play Petroleum Minister Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

Officials at the Ghana Gas Company and the Ministry of Petroleum are confident that commercial gas production at the Atuabo Gas Plant may begin on April 1. This implies that consumers of electricity might see some improvement in power supply in the coming days.

Petroleum Minister Emmanuel Armah Kofi Buah and the Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Gas Company made this known when they appeared before the Assurance Committee of Parliament.

Kofi Buah said Ghana Gas had not yet gone into commercial operation because the “plants have not been ready to take the full volumes of the gas” as indicated.

He stated that “government is hoping to get VRA to have a sustainable intake over 90 million then at that point, they can work with the EPA to be able to push to get to the maximum capacity of 150 for about 72 hours”

The CEO of Ghana Gas Company, Dr George Sipa Yankey added that about $1 billion has been spent on the project.

According to him, the Ghana government contributed 15 percent of the cost with the rest coming from a Chinese Development Bank loan

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Kintampo Waterfalls Accident Ambulance conveying Kintampo victims...bullet
2 Kintampo waterfalls accident Angry gods caused Kintampo tree falls-...bullet
3 Akrasi Sarpong High court convicts former NACOB boss for contemptbullet
4 Video Metro Mass bus catches fire on Cape Coast-Kasoa highwaybullet
5 Kintampo Waterfall Accident Tourist site closed down indefinitelybullet
6 Nkonya Terminator "I am not afraid of death" - Kwabena Adjeibullet
7 Prophecy I predicted Kintampo accident - Prophet claims [Video]bullet
8 Security Ghana Armed Forces resumes 2017 recruitment exercisebullet
9 Charity First Lady pays cost of heart surgery for...bullet
10 Cyber Crime 29 Nigerians, one Ghanaian arrested for...bullet

Top Videos

1 Prophecy I predicted Kintampo accident - Prophetbullet
2 Ghana@60 Agya Koo embarrassed Ghana at Independence Day - Asiedu Nketiabullet
3 Health Alert Fufu is killing Africans - Mensah Otabilbullet
4 Obinim What happen'd when we fact checked Obinim's Bible knowledgebullet
5 Meet "The Beast" President Obama's Cadillac that's more tank...bullet
6 Video Taxi driver terrified after an encounter with a ghostbullet
7 Video Metro Mass bus catches fire on Cape Coast-Kasoa highwaybullet
8 In Zimbabwe President Mugabe’s 70 year-old aide marries...bullet
9 Refugee Ghanaian to lose fingers after 7-hour trek to...bullet
10 Video Police officer attacked at Flagstaff Housebullet

News