One of the leading oil and gas companies in Ghana, Tullow Ghana, has celebrated its suppliers for their dedication to local content development.
The event was held at the Accra Mariott Hotel.
In his keynote address, the Executive Vice President of the company, Kweku Andoh Awotwi, hailed the suppliers for their local content drive and encouraged them to continue at it.
He also highlighted how Tullow Ghana has stepped up the engagement with suppliers who are more involved in local content.
“Tullow Ghana’s commitment is to deliver local content and support indigenous companies to maximize value across the oil and gas value chain for the long term. As a company, Tullow is deliberate about creating opportunities for local businesses in the areas of sanitation, transport and logistics, security, communications, and marine gas oil supply. We continue to identify scopes of work that can be transitioned to indigenous companies to deepen our supplier development initiatives and achieve our local content targets for economic development and growth,” Executive Vice President of Tullow Ghana, Kweku Awotwi said in his keynote address.
The 30 companies that were honoured on the night included ATSL, Arch-Team-4 Consultancy, Baj Freight, Bayfield, CADS Contract and Services Limited, Consolidated Shipping Agencies Limited, Flowers and More, Fridoug Limited, Ghana Airforce, Ghana Oil Company Limited, IPMC, Jonmoore, Kimathi & Partners, Macro Shipping Limited, Mobicrane and Oilfield Machine Shop.
The others were Omni Energy Limited, Opportunities Industrialization, Orsam Oil & Gas Limited, Pergah Transport Limited, Rezultz Advertising, Rigworld International, Soluserv Ghana, Spatial Dimension, Truedata Systems & Network, Vital Creations, Wayoe Engineering & Construction, Woodfields Energy Resources, Zeal Environmental Technologies Limited and ZOIL Services Limited.
Consolidated Shipping Agencies Limited got a distinguished award for its local content drive when it comes to logistics and materials service; Zeal Environmental Technologies Limited was awarded for the Operations service category; Rezultz Advertising was awarded for the indirect service category; Orsam Oil and Gas Limited was awarded for the Projects and Engineering service category and Oilfield Machine Shop got the special award for Well Engineering service.
Mobicrane got a special award for being Tullow Ghana’s longest-serving supplier.