By: Fred Yaw Sarpong
The Minister for Petroleum, Hon. Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah paid a visit to the Platon Gas Oil Ghana Limited in Tema as part of his official work visit to various petroleum industry players in the country.
The Minister’s visit was to update him on progress made by the company and others after they were issued with the required licenses to operate.
The Platon Gas Oil Ghana Limited is a fast growing oil refinery in Ghana dedicated to supplying quality Diesel, Petroleum and Residual Fuel Oil to clients within the West African sub-region.
A statement from the Petroleum Ministry and copied EnergyMedia.com said the Hon. Buah applauded the company for making Health, Safety, Security and Entertainment (HSSE) a key part of their business and also commended the company for their contribution in developing Ghana’s downstream sector.
The minister emphasized that government is keen on ensuring full participation of Ghanaians in the oil and gas industry hence there is a need for companies operating in Ghana to make local content their number one priority.
The management of Platon Gas Oil Ghana Limited thanked the Minister for his visit and assured him of the company’s commitment to Ghana’s downstream sector.