Ghana Nigeria Gas Debt Gas Supply Cut Is Only Temporal - Energy Ministry

The Energy Ministry has said that the cut in gas supply to Ghana from Nigeria on Monday was only temporary.

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Edward Bawa, Communication Director of the Energy Ministry and Petroleum play

Edward Bawa, Communication Director of the Energy Ministry and Petroleum

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According to reports Nigeria has cut supply of gas to the Volta River Authority (VRA) because of a debt hovering around $120 million.

Edward Bawa of the Ministry of Energy however insisted that “It was not because of indebtedness.”

Gas from Nigeria through the West African Pipeline Company (WAPco) is used to power thermal plants at the Tema power enclave. Nigeria Cuts Gas Supply To Ghana Over Indebtedness

The West African Gas Pipeline Company had developed a fault early this morning and will be repaired, the Edward Bawa added.

He said the gas supply has since been restored and gas is “flowing normally as we speak.”

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