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Business News Mon, 2 Dec 2019

6th Ghana Oil and Gas Awards nominees announced

The Ghana Oil and Gas Awards (GOGA) brings together players in the oil and gas industry.

The scheme recognizes achievements from local and international companies in the Ghana oil and gas sector that have played a defining role in moving the industry forward.

The Ghanaian economy has become increasingly reliant on energy to sustain growth. Operators in oil and gas fields must be the very best at what they do to win an award. The award ceremony will take place on Friday 13th December, 2019 at Movenpick Ambassador Hotel.

The award is a trademark owned by Xodus Communications Limited, organizers of the Ghana Insurance Awards, Ghana Manufacturing Awards, Forty Under 40 Awards and Ghana Auto Awards. The initiative is to showcase company’s activities and achievement in the past year and reward excellence in Local Content, Stewardship, Health and Safety, Corporate Social Responsibility and more.

In a statement released and signed by Richard Abbey Jnr, Events Director at Xodus Communications Limited, the represents a cross-section of oil and gas stakeholders ranging from government, upstream, midstream, downstream, regulators, civil society, financial institutions, and insurers, among others.

This year's will confer special recognition awards on Moses Dotsey Aklorbortu a reporter at Daily Graphic and Yaa Amoaku -Adu as the Young Achiever of the year. It is expected to induct three companies into the Hall of Fame and further celebrate giants in the oil and gas industry.

Thirty-one companies (31) and eleven (11) individuals are competing for the 2019 GOGA Awards.

Participating companies include Ai Energy Group, Rigworld International Services, Seaweld Engineering Limited, J.K Horgle Transport and Company Limited, J.K Ahiadome Transport & Co Limited, Petroleum Solutions, Puma Energy, Rigworld Solutions, Meridian Logistics and Engineering Limited, KEK Insurance Brokers, Hills Oil Marketing Company Limited, Eni Ghana Exploration & Production Company Ltd, Rigworld International Services Ltd.

Others include Rigworld Training Centre, Xpress Gas Company Ltd, Vivo Energy-Shell Licensee, Goil Company Ltd, Jonmorre International Ltd, Juwel Energy Ltd, Adonai Shipping Ltd, Andev Company Ltd, Manbah Gas Company Ltd, Republic Bank Ghana, Fidelity Bank Ghana, Total Petroleum Ghana Ltd, Blue Ocean Investments Ltd Frimps Oil, Modec Production Services Ghana JV Limited, Pacific Oil Company Ltd, Africa Centre For Energy Policy, Axiss Shipping Company and Integrity Logistics & Consult Ltd.

Ghana Oil and Gas Awards remains the largest industry initiative dedicated to championing excellence endorsed by the Ministry of Energy in Partnership with industry stakeholders like the National Petroleum Authority and Ghana Oil and Gas Service Providers Association.

Source: Xodus Communications Limited