The just ended Offshore North Sea (ONS) Conference and Exhibition in Stavanger, Norway has been described as a huge success by the Ghanaian delegation

The ONS Conference and Exhibition which is the second Trade mission put together by Ghana’s Petroleum Commission saw forty indigenous Ghanaian registered Small Scale Medium Enterprises and Start- ups service providers in the upstream sector participate in the conference from August 27-30th, 2018

Ghana’s delegation to the just ended 2018 Offshore North Sea (ONS) Conference and Exhibition in Stavanger, Norway, hailed the trade mission as a huge success and saw it an opportunity  for investment in the country’s oil and gas sector.

The ONS Conference was under the theme: “Innovate”

The regulator of the upstream sector, Petroleum Commission during the four (4) day event created platforms to position the Ghanaian companies to acquire the latest technology and skills which will make them more competitive

Top government officials present at the review meeting included Acting Chief of the Petroleum Commission, Deputy Energy minister of Energy in charge of Finance and infrastructure, Joseph Cudjoe, Lawrence Apaalse, Chief Director at the Energy ministry, Board Chairman of the P.C. Stephen Abankwa- Sekyere and others

Some of the participants who spoke during a review of the entire programme at Scandic hotel in Stavanger included Chief Executive and founder of Alaska logistics, Mr.  Joe Alaska, who was first to speak said he has already held fruitful business discussions with their Norwegian counterparts who are optimistic of forming partnerships and Joint ventures.

For Managing Director for 7 energy services, Mr. Isaac Annochie, he is now confident after securing a partnership from a Norwegian counterpart.

On his part Chief Executive for AB Engineering, Mr Emmanuel Abbey said the trade mission has given them credibility and international exposure which he said is good for the future.

Mr. Egbert Faibille Jnr thanked the participants and assured them of creating an enabling environment by making sure International Oil Companies and their allies respect the local content policy LI 2204.


Emmanuel Ohene- Gyan