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Offshore Technology Conference ends in Texas

The Offshore Technology Conference has ended in Houston Texas with a strong presence from the Ministry of Energy, Petroleum Commission, Tullow Ghana and Ghana’s Oil and Gas Industry Players.

Tullow Ghana Limited was one of more than 20 countries that participated in the 2019 edition of the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston Texas.

The conference was marking its 50th Anniversary this year since it started in 1969. It highlighted technology, innovation and activities in the Global Oil and Gas industry attracting international oil companies and service companies.

This year is Tullow Ghana Ltd’s second participation under the auspices of the Government of Ghana led by the Ministry of Energy and the Petroleum Commission.

On Monday, the opening ceremony for the Ghana Pavilion took place with Minister for Energy, John Peter Amewu leading the Ghana delegation.

Tullow Ghana’s Executive Vice-President, Kweku Andoh Awotwi delivered a brief remark, indicating Tullow is pleased to collaborate with the Government of Ghana, through the Ministry of Energy, its regulator the Petroleum Commission and its Partner the GNPC, to promote the strides Ghana has made in the oil and gas industry at the Ghana Pavilion at the OTC.

Mr Awotwi said: “Our presence here highlights our collective commitment to growing and developing Ghana’s oil sector and seeking partnerships.”

The Minister of Energy, Mr John Peter Amewu, stressed the need to showcase Ghana’s successful foray into the global oil and gas sector and draw from the required expertise both indigenous and from the diaspora.

Mr Awotwi further added that: “OTC is a convergence of best and brightest in the global oil and gas industry and is a good opportunity to showcase Ghana’s progress, potential and prospects. It will be an exciting time here in Houston. As a collective I know we aim for great participation from which we can draw useful lessons and experiences.”

The 4-day conference started on Monday, 6 May and ended on Thursday, 9 May. It provided opportunities to strike partnerships to further develop the potential of Ghana’s oil and gas sector.

Kosmos Energy, Aker Energy, MODEC, Prime Meridian Docks, Seaweld Engineering, Ghana Ports and Habour, the Ministry of Energy, the Petroleum Commission and the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation also participated in the OTC.

Source: Ghana/ClassFMonline.com/91.3FM

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