The West African Gas Pipeline Company Limited, WAPCo, operator of the West African Gas Pipeline (WAGP) has disclosed that it finalized commissioning and performance testing of the Takoradi phase of the Takoradi-Tema gas Interconnection Project (TTIP).
According to the company Managing Director, Greg Germani, during a performance test, natural gas was successfully transported from the Western Region of Ghana to Tema, in the eastern part of the country.
Daily Trust reported that WAPCo is now transporting natural gas from the west to the east at the request of customers. According to Germani, “this is historic and WAPCo and its shareholders are happy to contribute in a positive way to economic development in the sub-region in general and within the specific WAGP states by transporting natural gas from sources where there is abundance to other areas which have little or none,”
Germani, In a statement signed by WAPCo General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Kwasi Agyeman Prempeh, the project is a collaboration between WAPCo, the Ghanaian Energy Ministry, the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, the Ghana National Gas Company and Eni Ghana.