Good news as 150 Graduates will be trained on Oil and Gas.

Hundred and fifty alumni, including 20 females, from assorted specialized fields are to go through specialized abilities preparing in oil and gas in advancement of the public authority’s sped up oil and gas limit (AOGC) program.

The program, which is led by the Petroleum Commission (PC), intends to foster essential specialized abilities for Ghana’s upstream oil and gas and other extractive ventures, including filling in as a significant lift for a draft localisation strategy.

The recipients will be prepared at the Takoradi Technical University (TTU) at an expected expense of $1 million.

The AOGC program was set up in 2017 to improve neighborhood ability to get to promising circumstances in the oil area.


At a direction meeting for the recipients, the Chief Executive Officer of the PC, Mr Egbert Faibille Jnr, said toward the finish of the half year preparing, the recipients would be given universally perceived City and Guilds declarations.

Among spaces of specialization are handling, mechanical, instrumentation and electricals.

As per the CEO, “the recipients, on culmination, will actually want to understudy ostracizes who are at present in the upstream business. Over a period, they will actually want to take over from the ostracizes subsequent to acquiring reasonable experience”.

“The task is profoundly reasonable — the innovation and the preparation move expenses under the oil arrangements are nearby, and when more subsidizes stream in, and with help from industry, we will prepare more.

“Right now, we are discussing $1 million for the preparation, an expected expense of $7,500 per student, just as expenses of other preparing coordinations, like convenience, payment for learners and charges by the TTU for the utilization of its office,” he added.

Mr Faibille said an extra 50 alumni would be prepared one year from now, saying that “after the following year around 200 Ghanaian experts will be industry-prepared”.


The Manager of the AOGC program at the PC, Mr Mustapha Hameed, said the leader program for the oil business would address the basic abilities shortage in the country.

He said as a component of the advantages of the preparation, “we will make an information base to empower the commission to associate the recipients to work jobs in the oil and gas industry when they become accessible”.

As of now, five youthful Ghanaians have gone through preparing in seaward (undersea) treated steel welding at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology in Canada.

As far as concerns him, the Center Manager of the Jubilee Technical Training Center (JTTC), Prof. John Bentil, said the TTU was prepared to respond to the call of giving an ideal feel to upscaling the information and abilities of the up and coming age of experts to drive the nation’s developing oil and gas industry.

Graduates from tertiary schooling, both genders (number) in Ghana was accounted for at 109874 Persons in 2018, as per the World Bank assortment of improvement pointers, incorporated from formally perceived sources. Ghana – Graduates from tertiary schooling, both genders – real qualities, verifiable information, figures and projections were sourced from the World Bank on September of 2021.

Level of graduates from tertiary instruction who are female (%) in Ghana was accounted for at 41.04 % in 2018, as per the World Bank assortment of advancement markers, incorporated from formally perceived sources. Ghana – Percentage of graduates from tertiary training who are female – genuine qualities, authentic information, gauges and projections were sourced from the World Bank on September of 2021.

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