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 –
Sefwi Wiawso traditional council to honour BOST MD on Saturday –
Tariff reduction proof of ECG’s economic strength –
ACEP happy with tariffs cut –
Mineworkers blame gov’t for Goldfields redundancy saga –
Mining firms to save $3m annually –
COPEC asks for 10% reduction in fuel prices –
Electricity tariffs reduced- residential customers to enjoy 17.5% cut –
Anglogold Ashanti Iduapriem reviews crop rates –
Artisanal miners want public educated on operations –
Mining exploration rebounding after 4 year slump –