[ 2012-04-26 ]
Tullow Ghana supports manpower development for oil industry
Tullow Ghana Limited has reiterated its commitment
to support local manpower development for Ghana’s
for the budding oil and gas industry.
The company and other partners have donated
geo-science books to the KNUST College of
Engineering, to aid graduate training in
petrochemical and allied engineering.
According to Nana Appia Kyei, Subsurface Manager
at Tullow, the teaching and learning of geology
and geophysics are fundamental disciplines in
crude oil exploration.
He believes the country needs a mass of
professionals in disciplines like sub-sea,
petroleum and reservoir engineering to facilitate
Nana Kyei says resourcing the KNUST College of
Engineering is part of Tullow’s commitment to
“sharing the prosperity that flows from doing
business in Ghana with our host community”.
“We need to have well-educated Geologists and
Geophysics who will help Ghana to find more of oil
besides what Tullow and partners have already
discovered. We also need petroleum and reservoir
engineers who will help us to produce the oil”, he
Provost of the College of Engineering, Prof.
Samual Kofi Ampadu, noted that the donated books
will enhance the College’s focus to be a centre of
excellence in engineering education in Africa and
lead in national industrial development.
Source - Luv FM
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