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Nigeria missing as EnergyNet holds 3rd Energy Summit in Ghana for W/Africa

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No Nigerian oil and gas industry player or government official is listed as participants as EnergyNet plans to host the third Regional Energy Co-operation Summit (RECS) in Ghana from 26-28 September 2018.

The summit will dwell more on exploring business opportunities in the WAPP regional electricity market and the impact that anchor energy projects will have on regional energy development.

RECS-West is coming on the official endorsement and participation of Honourable Boakye Agyarko, Minister for Energy of the Republic of Ghana.

In alignment with the opportunities in the energy market in West Africa, the programme will follow Hon. Agyarko’s portfolio: power, petroleum and financing infrastructures. A strong emphasis will be given to the Government’s plans to consolidate the gas sector and improve efficiency in the state energy utilities, particularly the ECG Private Sector Participation (ECG PSP) process.

Business Hilights gathered that the launch of the regional electricity market will impact West Africa’s regional economy and create new business opportunities. Mr. Ki, Secretary General of West African Power Pool (WAPP) and Prof. Bogler, Chairman of ECOWAS Regional Regulatory Authority (ERERA) will present the first phase of the implementation and their priorities.

Whereas Nigerians are conspicuously missing on the list of confirmed speakers, added to the above speakers, others include Mr. Boakye Agyarko, Minister for Energy, Republic of Ghana, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, Deputy Minister for Petroleum, Ministry of Energy, Ghana, William Aidoo, Deputy Minister for Power, Ministry of Energy, Ghana, Aziz Rabbah, Minister of Energy, Mines and Sustainable Development, Morocco, and William Amuna, Policy Advisor to the Hon. Minister, Ministry of Energy, Ghana.

Others are Alfred K. Ofosu Ahenkorah, Executive Secretary, Energy Commission of Ghana, Fred Oware, Chief Executive Officer, BUI Power Authority, Emmanuel Antwi-Darkwa, Chief Executive Officer, Volta River Authority (VRA), Ghana, Cüneyt Uygun, Chief Executive Officer, AKSA Power, Charles Darku, Former Managing Director, Tullow Oil, and Matthias Adler, Head of Division, Infrastructure and Financial Sector.

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