Ghana: GNPC CEO, Petroleum Commission Boss Discuss Upstream Development

Egbert Faibille Jnr. (Left) CEO of Petroleum Commission and Joe Dadzie (Right ) new CEO of GNPC

The newly appointed Chief Executive Officer of GNPC, Ghana’s national oil company, Mr Joseph Abuabu Dadzie, has met with the Chief Executive Officer of the upstream regulator Petroleum Commission (PC), Egbert Faibille Jnr., to discuss several key issues aimed at fostering greater synergy in addressing challenges in Ghana’s upstream petroleum sector.

Joe Dadzie who was accompanied by some management staff of GNPC met PC CEO on Monday, May 20, 2024.

During the meeting, Mr Dadzie outlined his vision for GNPC, aiming to consolidate its position as a leader in the industry.

He acknowledged the critical role that PC plays in regulating Ghana’s upstream oil and gas sector, indicating his readiness to work closely with the commission to achieve mutual success and contribute to the growth of Ghana’s energy sector.

Highlighting the significance of maintaining positive relationships, Mr Dadzie emphasised the need for open communication and transparency to ensure a seamless partnership between the national oil company and PC.

He reiterated his commitment to openness, inviting suggestions and feedback from all stakeholders and partners.

Re-echoing the position of his guest, Mr Egbert Faibille Jnr, CEO of PC, reflected on past collaborations between GNPC and his outfit and emphasised the value of knowledge sharing within the confines of mutual understanding and respect.

“Our relationship as professionals is an intricate one that requires that we continuously improve on ensuring that we safeguard Ghana’s interest in the end,” he said in a Facebook page of GNPC.

The two-state entities used the opportunity to address several outstanding concerns related to regulatory compliance, operational challenges and industry best practices.

Mr Joseph Dadzie assured them that all outstanding issues would be thoroughly attended to as GNPC strives towards building stronger and more productive work relationships with the Commission.