Accra, Dec. 6, GNA -
Total Petroleum Ghana Limited (Total), a locally listed and a leading Oil
Marketing Company in Ghana, has been adjudged Brand of the Year at the Ghana
Energy Awards held in Accra.
The Ghana Energy
Awards recognizes the efforts, innovation and excellence stalwarts within the
energy sector and to celebrate the tremendous work of the players competing
under various categories of the awards.
The Finance and
Accounts Manager, Henry Kamara attributed this reward to the tireless efforts
of its Employees, Dealers, Transporters and Distributors.
Mr Kamara said
Total’s operations in petroleum products seek to provide innovative solutions
which satisfy the needs of clients while safeguarding the environment.
“Total in keeping
with its ambition to be a responsible energy major set the pace in the
downstream petroleum industry by unveiling two Solar-Powered service stations
this year. This is also in harmony with the continuous upgrade of its service
stations and service delivery to the public.”
“Total has over 250
service stations and generates almost 200 direct jobs and over 4000 indirect
jobs. A marketing initiative introduced this year, the Total Troxi Club, is a
special Total Card package for Trotros and Taxis to help them reduce their
expenditure on fuel and lubricants while rewarding them on a monthly and
He said the company,
for over sixty years, supports economic development through significant
investment programmes. The company launched the second edition of the
Startupper of the Year by Total Challenge this year to support young Ghanaian
entrepreneurs with financial support, extensive visibility and coaching.
For three years, it
has run the Total Young Graduate programme, a career advancement programme that
offers professional exposure and global work experience to newly graduated
Ghanaians. So far, this project has benefited 12 Ghanaians. The latest
initiative is its partnership with Voltic on a recycling project dubbed ‘I
With this project,
Total provides space for the recycling containers at its service stations to
enable the public to properly dispose off their plastics. In addition, they
fuel the tricycles that manage the pick-up of the plastics.
Established in 1951,
Total Petroleum Ghana Limited is a locally listed oil marketing company with
over 4700 Ghanaian shareholders. The company has a retail network of 251
service stations across the ten regions of the country with activities spanning
the Aviation, Bitumen and Mining businesses.
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