Energy Ministry has dismissed reports that it has signed a deal with Genser
Energy Ghana Limited.
Ministry in a statement said the only deal signed with Genser is by the Ghana
National Gas Company and the Ghana National Petroleum Commission which are on
Minister wishes to state emphatically that neither he nor anyone else acting on
behalf of the Ministry has signed any contract with Genser.”
comes after workers of the Ghana National Gas Company (Ghana Gas) expressed
disapproval of the Energy Ministry’s alleged deal with Genser Energy Ghana
want President Akufo-Addo to halt the much-talked-about gas supply agreement
with the energy company.
deal, the Ministry said is being investigated by the Parliamentary Committee on
Mines and Energy.
added that the Ministry, Petroleum Commission and Energy Commission had
investigated the matter and submitted a report to the President.
the alleged deal, 50 million standard cubic feet of raw gas will be supplied
per day to Genser Energy.
the Ghana Gas workers believe this agreement will spell doom for the survival
of Ghana Gas and negatively affect the government’s vision of building a second
gas processing plant.
according to the workers, is because they are unhappy with the way the Minister
of Energy, Matthew Opoku Prempeh is handling the issue of the concurrent
existence of Genser Energy Ghana Limited’s Gas Condition Plant and Ghana Gas’
Gas Processing Plant Train 2.