Ghana’s Ministry of Energy’s Petroleum Directorate is now being headed by Mr. James Dwamena Yamoah, energynewsafrica.com can confirm.
He replaced Mr. Benjamin Asante who retired from the Ministry in April 2022.
Prior to moving to the Ministry of Energy, Mr. James Yamoah was the General Manager in charge of Health Safety and Environment at the West African nation’s national company, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC).
He served in various capacities at GNPC including serving as the Chief Operating Officer, Team Lead, Senior Exploration Geologist and Operations Geologist.
He has over a decade experience in Petroleum Geology and Project Management.