Oando committed to developing Ghana’s gas Infrastructure

Oando, said it remained firmly committed to partnering Ghana in developing its energy infrastructure. A statement issued by the company in Accra it described as false claims that Oando had not been selected to develop Ghana’s gas infrastructure. ‘We state unequivocally that this assertion is false as Oando-SAIPEM consortium was duly selected by GNPC as a strategic partner to jointly develop the gas infrastructure project.

‘This selection was communicated to us via a letter dated 1st September, 2009 and signed by Mr Thomas Manu, Director of Operations on behalf of the Managing Director of GNPC,’ the statement said. Mr Bolaji Osunsanya, Chief Executive Officer, Oando Gas & Power, said: ‘With in-house capacity developed over the years; partnerships with world class technical and financial organisations; and our strict respect for the sanctity of contracts; we are in a good position to undertake the Jubilee Field Gas Infrastructure development. ‘Our ability to undertake projects of this magnitude has never been in doubt. Together with our partners, we are currently on the Nigerian Gas Master Plan final shortlist of bidders for the development of the Central Proces sing Facilities and Strategic Gas Transmission Pipelines.’