Thirty-one companies and 11 individuals who have achieved great feat in the oil and gas sector, were awarded at the 2019 Oil and Gas Awards (GOGA) held at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel in Accra.
The event dedicated to championing excellence recognised the contributions of these individuals and companies dedicated to growing the country’s energy sector.
Special recognition was also conferred on some individuals for their remarkable leadership skills that improved the image and output of the sector at the sixth edition of the awards, organised by Xodus Communications.
Also, Fidelity Bank, Hills Oil Marketing Company Limited and James K Ahiadome Transport Company Limited were inducted into the Oil and Gas Awards Hall of Fame.
The CEO of Petroleum Solutions Limited (Petrosol), Michael Bozumbil was adjudged Oil and Gas Personality of the Year (Downstream) while the CEO of Adonai Shipping, SN Dowuona Owoo, received Oil and Gas Personality of the Year (Upstream).
Dr Kofi Amoa-Abban, CEO of Rigworld International Solutions also won the CEO of the Year (Upstream).
The CEO of James K. Ahiadome Company Limited received the CEO of the Year (Upstream) whiles Rev. Dr Kwaku Frimpong of Frimps Oil was adjudged the Entrepreneur of the Year.
Special awards were also given to some individuals and companies for their outstanding contribution to the industry.
Xpress Gas Limited‘s Swap & Go was awarded the Innovative Product of the Year, Moses Kobla Aklorbortu of the Daily Graphic received the Oil and Gas Journalist while ENI Ghana Exploration and Production Company Ltd. won Excellence in Drilling and Exploration award.
The rest include Yaa Amoako-Adu of Integrity Logistics and Consult Ltd, who received the Young Achiever award; AI Energy Group was named the IMO 2020 Fuel Compliance Company and Blue Ocean International Limited took home the product Supply Reliability Award.
Meridian Logistics and Engineering Limited won the Oil and Gas Logistics Company, Republic Bank Ghana took the Oil and Gas Financial Service Provider, Ghana Oil Company (GOIL) won the Oil Marketing Company with James K. Ahiadome Transport and Total Quartz 9000 receiving the Haulage Company of the Year and Lubricant Product of the Year respectively.
The Local Content Initiative Award went to Modec Production Services Ghana JV Ltd, the Oil and Gas Institution was presented to Rigworld Training Centre and the Marketing Campaign of the Year to Vivo Energy Loyalty Campaign.
The Depot of the Year was conferred on Tema Multiple Product Terminal, Bulk Oil Distributing Company to Juwel Energy Limited, while the LP Marketing Company went to Manbah Gas Company Limited
The Oil and Gas Service Company Bunkering, Lifting, Shipping were swept by AI Energy Group, Adonai Shipping Limited and Jonmoore International Limited, respectively.
The Promising Oil and Gas Company was won by Rigworld Solutions, Excellence in CSR (Downstream) by Vivo Energy Shell Licensee Excellence in CSR (Upstream) by ENI Ghana Exploration and Production Company Limited.
Below is the full list of winners