Natural Resources Minister, Vickram Bharrat on Tuesday with the high-level Ghanaian team comprising Dr. Benjamin Asante, Chief Executive Officer of Ghana National Gas Company; Kwaku Boateng, Director of Local Content Petroleum Commission; Abraham Mensah, Senior Technical Manager, Ghana National Gas Company, and other technical personnel.
They arrived in Guyana last evening. The meeting was also joined virtually by the Ghanaian Deputy Minister of Energy, Andrew Mercer. The team is expected to provide support for the draft Local Content Policy and the Natural Resources Fund (NRF), among other oil and gas initiatives.
The team will also advise and provide technical guidance on the gas-to-energy project the Government of Guyana is pursuing in partnership with ExxonMobil. Also present were senior technical officers from the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Petroleum Management Unit