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A Shell employee at work at the Agbada II flow station in the Delta Region of Nigeria on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2005. Staff was evacuated from two oil installations operated by Royal Dutch Shell in southern Nigeria and troop levels were boosted in the often unstable area by the military after a fatal riverboat attack on a dozen village elders, according to local officials on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2007. Oil traded at $100 a barrel for the first time on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2007 on violence in Nigeria and supply disruptions in Mexico. Image by Paul Taggart

Institute to sensitise public to address risks in oil and gas industry
Ghanaian public to be schooled on oil & gas risks

Accra, May 1, GNA – The Institute of Risk Management Professionals Ghana (IRMPG) would on Wednesday, June 6, hold its first National Conference on oil and gas to give a platform to industry stakeholders to educate the public on their operations, towards addressing the risk factors involved in the industry.

It would also empower organisations and corporate bodies to recognise and implement appropriate risk management solutions to achieve maximum productivity.

A statement issued by the Governing Council, Management and Staff of the IRMPG, and signed by its Chief Executive, Mr Kofi Yankah, said, the Conference would take place at the Alisa Hotel in Accra, from 0900 hours. Mr. Justice Yaw Ofori, the Commissioner of Insurance, would chair the Conference, under the theme: “Under the theme “OIL, GAS, AND THE ENERGY INDUSTRIES-THE RISK FACTORS”.

Specialists in the Energy Industries and International Risk Consultants would serve as resource persons.

The IRPMG’s Governing Council Members, Executives and Risk managers of various Energy and Allied Industries and Consultants in the Insurance and Brokerage Industries would attend the Conference.

The IRMPG urged corporate bodies, organisations and individuals to attend the conference.

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