West African Gas Pipeline Company

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About Wapco
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The West African Gas Pipeline Company limited (WAPCo) is a limited liability company that owns and operates the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP). 

The company has its headquarters in Accra, Ghana, with an office in Badagry, Nigeria, and field offices in Cotonou - Benin, Lome - Togo, Tema and Takoradi, both in Ghana.

WAPCo is a joint venture between public and private sector companies from Nigeria, Benin, Togo and Ghana.

The company's main mandate is to transport natural gas from Nigeria to customers in Benin, Togo and Ghana in a safe, responsible and reliable manner, at prices competitive with other fuel alternatives.

WAPCo is owned by Chevron West African Gas Pipeline Ltd (36.9%); Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (24.9%); Shell Overseas Holdings Limited (17.9%); and Takoradi Power Company Limited (16.3%), Societe Togolaise de Gaz (2%) and Societe BenGaz S.A. (2%).

The West African Gas Pipeline Authority based in Abuja is the regulatory body for WAPCo.
 

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Key Milestones

April 2009
Ghana's Volta River Authority generates electricity with natural gas from WAGP
December 2008
First natural gas supply through WAGP arrives in Ghana
October 2008
Hand over of the first of Year One CDP in Togo
August 2008
WAPCo makes 8 million man-hours without a lost time injury
April 2008
Commissioning of onshore and offshore pipeline begins with the opening of valves at Itoki inlet

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