In an interview with Pulse Business however, Public Relations Officer of the Ghana Gas Company, Alfred Ogbamey said the situation will not affect energy supply to Ghanaians.
The FPSO Kwame Nkrumah will be shutdown for maintenance work on Sunday March 20, an official statement from the Jubilee Partners led by Tullow Ghana Limited has said.
The “shutdown is to allow for planned maintenance work to be undertaken on key equipment of the FPSO," the statement said.
" This is not the first time, the FPSO is shutting down, and the first time it did, energy supply was not curtailed.
And just like the first time, contigency plans have been to put in place to ensure that there is enough gas to power the plants for the period of the shutdown" he assured."
Pulse Business spoke to him after a crunch meeting between the Ghana Gas Company and the Volta River Authority to discuss the necessary strategies to maintain energy supply in spite of the shutdown