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News Review for 7 March 2018

  • SOURCE: reportingoilandgas | Kwabena Tabiri
  • Welcome to exciting Wednesday. I hope our fellow Ghanaians are still in the mood of the 61st independence celebration. It is our firm belief that God will bless our homeland Ghana, and make our nation great and strong; bold to defend forever the course of freedom; fill our hearts with humility and consciousness to protect and prudently management our natural resource to the benefit of all.

    Once again, reportingoilandgas brings you all the stories making headlines in the extractive industry.

    In today’s edition, 3news.com reports of the nomination of Mr Alfred Obeng Boateng, Managing Director of Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation (BOST) to receive an award by the Sefwi Wiawso Traditional Council for his contribution toward the development of the area. The event is slated Saturday, April 7, under the distinguished auspices of the President of the Regional Council of Chiefs, Katakyie Barima Bumankama. Several dignitaries will grace the occasion with their presence including the Second Lady, Samira Bawumia, ministers of states and others. Read more here

    Also, the Public Utility Regulatory Commission (PURC) announces a reduction in electricity tariffs for various consumers of the product. A reduction of 17.5% for residential consumers, 30% reduction for non-commercial, 25% for Special Load Tariff consumers and 10% for mines. These tariff reduction is expected to take effect from March 15. These were indicated in the statement by the executive Secretary, Mrs Mami Dufie Ofori. Read more from here

    Other stories making headlines in the newspapers include:

    Tapping Ghana’s Energy Assets –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920032226824/?type=3&theater

    Sefwi Wiawso traditional council to honour BOST MD on Saturday –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920162226811/?type=3&theater

    Tariff reduction proof of ECG’s economic strength –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920248893469/?type=3&theater

    ACEP happy with tariffs cut –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920308893463/?type=3&theater

    Mineworkers blame gov’t for Goldfields redundancy saga –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920408893453/?type=3&theater

    Mining firms to save $3m annually –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920408893453/?type=3&theater

    COPEC asks for 10% reduction in fuel prices –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920488893445/?type=3&theater

    Electricity tariffs reduced- residential customers to enjoy 17.5% cut –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920582226769/?type=3&theater

    Anglogold Ashanti Iduapriem reviews crop rates –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920635560097/?type=3&theater

    Artisanal miners want public educated on operations –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920678893426/?type=3&theater

    Mining exploration rebounding after 4 year slump –

    https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1578920778893416/1578920678893426/?type=3&theater

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    Kwabena Tabiri

    Kwabena is currently a project coordinator on the Extractives team at Penplusbytes. He holds a Masters degree in Social Policy Studies from the Centre for Social Policy Studies and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Linguistics.
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