Francis Ameyibor, GNA
Tema, Nov. 6, GNA – Engen Ghana Limited an indigenous Oil Marketing Company (OMC) has expanded its operational service stations to ensure that Ghanaians reaps the benefit of patronising in local investment, Mr Henry Akwaboah, Managing Director, stated on Wednesday.
The newly expanded operational service stations are sited at Oblogo, Awutu Breku, Akikai Doblo, Goaso and Tuobodom.
Mr Akwaboah said Ghanaian operators in the downstream petroleum sector must take control and protect other multinationals from monopolising the sector.
The Engen Ghana MD who was speaking to the Ghana News Agency after the commissioning of the new Engen Service Station at Oblogo in the Weija Metropolis explained that players in the downstream petroleum sector played key roles for the growth of the economy.
He said under the new management of Mocoh Ghana Limited, which acquired 100 per cent shares of Engen Ghana Limited in March this year, “we are strategically working towards injecting in the Ghanaian downstream industry dynamism to help customers find the right solutions to ever changing market conditions.
“This is our fifth station since March this year bringing the total Engen Filling Stations to 27 to offer the public quality fuels, lubricants and services, “it is our hope that this new addition to our existing retail network will help bring quality products and services to the motoring public”.
He said Engen Ghana would continue to offer time tested additivated fuels, dynamic diesel, and primax to guarantee fuel efficiency and extend engine life of vehicles and equipment of the patrons.
Mr Akwaboah, said “our service stations would continue to be active players along the following business lines; wholesale/B2B, lubricants, Liquefied Petroleum Gas and bunkering businesses.
He assured customers that services would continue to be improved; and urged customers to have confidence in the brand.
Mr Kwame Kessie, Mocoh Ghana Managing Director, commended the Engen Management, Staff and Service Station Attendants for their contribution towards the new direction of OMCs in Ghana.
He said Mocoh Ghana together with Engen Ghana are working to increase local content in the petroleum sector. “Our ambition is to build capacity and equip Ghanaians with the international skills required to compete at all levels.
“We aim to run a first-class OMC, owned and operated by Ghanaians, to provide value to our customers in every part of the country”.
Alhaji Osman Bida, Manager of Engen Ghana Oblogo Filling Station urged players in the downstream sector to work together towards healthy environment, safety and the service stations and protection life and property.
He also urged filling station attendants and the motoring public to adhere to basic safety measures at the stations throughout their period at the Filling Stations.