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Restriction on development of LPG outlets lifted - NPA

Restriction on development of LPG outlets lifted - NPA

Bureau has lifted the restriction on development of LPG outlets all through the country.

This is contained in a letter addressed to the Chairman of the LPG Marketers Association of Ghana by the National Petroleum Authority (NPA) on August 3, 2022.

As per the assertion endorsed by the Chief Executive of the NPA, Dr. Mustapha Abdul-Hamid, "We are satisfied to illuminate you that Cabinet at its 35th Sitting, hung on August third 2022, has conceded a unique regulation to permit the fruition of the development of abandoned LPG stations the nation over, that were impacted by the prohibition on the development and activity of new LPG offices in 2017."

The NPA consequently mentioned, "all OMCs/LPGMCs who were impacted by this order to resubmit their applications to the Authority."

The Liquified Petroleum Gas (LPG) Marketers Association of Ghana, the Ghana LPG Operators Association of Ghana and the Tanker Drivers Association of Ghana proclaimed a modern strike activity over the week.

The striking gatherings raised various issues, including the closure of certain stations because of the Atomic Junction gas blast a long time back. They are asking the public authority to lift the boycott right away.

As per them, government's refusal to re-open a few service stations that were shut after the 2017 gas blast has impacted its individuals subsequently the need to set out on the strike.

In the mean time, the strike an affects LPG clients, who have been denied admittance to the item because of shortage. This has constrained a few customers to change to charcoal.

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