Ghana Gas Completes Tie In of Pipeline System Ahead of Schedule

The Ghana Gas Company Limited has sucessfully completed its tie in works to the Volta River Authority at the Takoradi Regulatory and Metering System at Aboadze in the Western Region.

Speaking to journalists after a working visit of the project site at the Aboadze VRA site, the Head of Communications at Ghana Gas, Ernest Owusu Bempah revealed that ninety percent of the projected work is complete.

"We are ahead of time and have been able to complete the major works that is a tie in to VRA doing about 110 million cubic feet of gas to generate about 600 mega watt of energy," he added.

He said this development will ensure a reverse flow of gas and boost the Nigerian Gas flow of 90 million cubic feet of gas which is 500 negawatt in the event of any shortfall to forestall any further power outages popularly known in local Ghanaian parlance as 'dumsor'.

He said there will be commissioning and testing of the work undertaken for a period of time as some civil works are undertaken.