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WAPCo announces a 10 hour planned Shutdown of its Tema site

The West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited (WAPCo) in a recent communique on Wednesday announced to the general public of its planned temporarily shutdown of Tema Regulating and Metering Station (RMS) in other to complete outstanding works under the Takoradi Tema Interconnection Project (TTIP).

According to the communique that was released, the shutdown is supposed to take effect on Sunday, May 10, from 4am to 2pm and is crucial for the completion by Eni Ghana of the last remaining items of the ongoing TTIP project.

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It is also being communicated that, during this period, there will be no supply of oil to customers in Tema.

Read the Statement below

“This shut down is supported by the Ministry of Energy (MoE) and coordinated with Ghana Grid Company Ltd (GRIDCo), the Volta River Authority (VRA), the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), Electric Company of Ghana (ECG) and various power plants to minimize the impact to the communities that rely on power generated from cleaner and more efficient gas transported through the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) system to Tema. WAPCo will support Eni Ghana to safely and efficiently execute these repair works within the stipulated period.

“WAPCo wishes to apologize to its customers in Tema for the inconvenience caused by the shutdown and promise that gas supply would be immediately restored after completion of the project works by Eni Ghana.

signed

WAPCo’s General Manager,

Corporate Affairs,

Kwasi Agyeman Prempeh.

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