WAPCo positions WAGP to meet changes in sub-regional energy markets
The West African Gas Pipeline Company (WAPCo), operator of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) is undertaking a number of activities in response to developments in the energy sectors in the countries in which it operates. WAGP is now available to entities interested in shipping gas from Nigeria to Benin, Ghana and Togo. In conjunction with the Volta River Authority, WAPCo’s facility at Tema is being expanded to deliver higher gas volumes and the company is in discussions with the Ghana Gas Company to establish an interconnection at Aboadze, in the Western Region.
The Economic Community for West African States’ (ECOWAS) Commissioner for Energy and Mines, Dr Morlaye Bangoura on Thursday March 26th, 2015 paid a visit to WAPCo offices in Accra. The visit was to enable him appraise himself of the company’s operations and also gain first hand insight of challenges facing the company. Dr. Bangoura was accompanied by Mr. Dabire Bayaornibe, Director Energy at ECOWAS and Débo Barandao, Director General of the West African Gas Pipeline Authority.