Petroleum Minister, Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah and Russia’s Energy Minister, Alexander Novak, have pledged to continue facilitating the cooperation between Ghanaian and Russian companies in the area of energy and petroleum.
The two Ministers met at the Russian Ministry of Energy during, which they discussed possible ways of meeting the provisions of the two countries’ Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation.
A statement from the Petroleum Ministry said the meeting was part of a working visit to Russia from June 22 to June 24 by Ghana’s Petroleum Minister, accompanied by Alexander Mould, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation; Theophilus Ahwireng, CEO of the Petroleum Commission, and Dr Kodzo K. Alabo, Ghana’s Ambassador to Russia.
“The Minister discussed with representatives of the company how it could work with Ghana to develop the country’s gas industry. It was decided that a follow up meeting will be held with Gazprom to fashion out the way forward within the context of Ghana’s Gas Master Plan,” the statement said.
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