Ghana Gas, CEO nominated for international awards [Ghana News Agency]
(Ghana News Agency Via Acquire Media NewsEdge)
Accra, May 2, GNA - The Ghana National Gas Company has been nominated for the Best Enterprise 2014 prestigious international award in quality and management by the European Business Assembly (EBA) Conferences in Britain.
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company, Dr. George Sipa-Adjah Yankey, has also been nominated in the Manager of the Year category.
In a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency on Friday, Ms Mary Winger, Event Manageress of EBA Conferences, organisers of the award, said the company was chosen due to its high attraction in investment, technologies, quality of staff and modern management methods.
According to the event organisers, the selection of Ghana Gas and its CEO were the resultof research by the analytical centres of the Europe Business Assembly (EBA) at Oxford, UK and in recognition of Mr Yankeys excellent business reputation,effective management and constant growth of the enterprise.
The statement said successful nominees would be honoured at an award ceremony organised by the International Socrates Committee, Summit of Leaders and supported by reputable non-profit organisations from over 16 countries.
The statement said ''The Achievements 2014 Award'' focused on drawing business partners towards companies with modern management and reliable business reputation for cooperation as it also honoured best companies across the globe.
The EBA is an independent corporation of economic, social and humanitarian collaboration founded in Oxford, UK in 2000. Its annual Summit of Leaders a regular interactive platform for international collaboration, has been held in the centre of the world scientific community in Oxford, since 2004.
Overthis period more than 6000 delegates from 56 countries have taken part and hundreds of innovative projects have been presented.
Accordingto Baroness Susan Greenfield, CBE Professor of Pharmacology at the Oxford University, a neuroscientist, and Member of the House of Lords, UK, and Mr.Derek Clark, a Member of the European Parliament, the event has been important to challenge conventional wisdom on education at all levels in the 21st century and most importantly to envisage new solutions.
There search findings that led to the nomination of Ghana Gas, among other companies, have been presented, this week, at the Institute of Directors World Business in London.
Established in 2011, Ghana Gas is the only state-owned company mandated to build, own and operate infrastructure required for the gathering, processing, transporting and marketing of the natural gas resources in Ghana.
The Atuabo Gas Processing Plant is expected to begin the supply of gas to the Aboadze Thermal Plant after the second quarter of 2014.
Itis initially expected to produce 70 million standard cubic feet per day(MMscfd) of gas, with a projected increase to 120 MMscfd by the last quarter of this year.
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