Business News of Monday, 26 November 2018
Source: Solomon Anderson
The leading oil marketing company in Ghana, GOIL which continues to make great strides in the oil marketing industry has been named the second best company in Ghana at the 17th Ghana Club 100 awards listings.
MTN was adjudged number one company in Ghana.
Companies making it into the Ghana Club 100 are to serve as role models for the private sector and provide a forum for corporate Ghana to interact with the government at the highest level.
GOIL, through its Board headed by Kwamena Bartels and management led by Patrick Akorli has seen tremendous improvements in its operations over the years.
Currently, GOIL is the benchmark for petroleum pricing in Ghana. At every price window, the entire industry waits to see the prices that GOIL will fix before they also set theirs.
GOIL continues to provide quality service to customers by ensuring that customers get value for money when they visit GOIL filling stations.
GOIL has acquired a Mobile Laboratory Van fully equipped with Eraspec Fuel Analyzer used to analyse fuel delivered to all GOIL retail outlets to ensure they comply with the highest fuel specifications.
In order to reduce human interventions and ensure effective monitoring of sales activities at retail outlets, GOIL has equipped all retail outlets with Retail Price Automation Systems and Automatic Tank gauging Systems.
GOIL is currently, ISO 9001 2015 which has to do with quality management system and currently going through the process to upgrade to ISO 14001 2015 which has to do with environmental management system.
In addition GOIL has over 350 service stations across the country.
GOIL was adjudged the petroleum company of the year in 2017 which is the third consecutive time by Chattered Institute of Marketing, Ghana.
Therefore, GOIL’s recognition as the 2nd best company out of 100 companies at the 17th Ghana Club 100 awards goes a long way to confirm their superiority in the oil and gas industry.
Delivering the keynote address on behalf of the President, Deputy Finance minister, Kwaku Kwarteng, touted the achievements of the government for the past two years as a pillar for economic growth.
He said the paperless ports whereby one needs no further physical examination before clearing goods, as well as the reduction of agencies operating at the ports, are part of initiatives to create a friendly business environment.
GOIL is also contributing immensely to the Port and Maritime Industry by establishing Marine Gas Tanks to fuel vessels thereby attracting a lot of vessels to the Ghanaian waters for bunkering.