Missing Oil Saga: TOR Interim Management Committee Must Be Dissolved Immediately – Jinapor


Previous Deputy Minister for Power in the past John Dramani Mahama organization, John Jinapor is requiring the disintegration of the Interim Management Committee of the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) with quick impact.


As per the Member of Parliament for Yapei Kusawgu, the Interim Management Committee for the Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has neglected to satisfy its order for which it was set up as it couldn’t forestall the vanishing of 105,927 liters of Gas Oil and loss of Naphtha.


Speaking on Okay FM’s ‘Ade Akye Abia’ Morning Show, John Abdulai Jinapor exposed the attestation by some administration correspondence apparatus that it was the break the board advisory group that found the missing oil and different things, thus, merits a tribute.

He hinted that the burglary occurred under the watch of the interval the board advisory group whose order ought to have been to secure and forestall any such event, making the panel insignificant to be kept up with.

“So where is the recognition for this supposed interval the board advisory group? They should forestall it; that is their center work thus they ought not come and say that the oil has been taken thus they will examine it. Then, at that point, what is the utilization of the between time the board advisory group? The board was set up to fill in as a guard or security man and since you came, things are as yet getting taken and you need to examine it,” he showed.


“This board must be disintegrated promptly for the explanation that they rested at work. They didn’t set up the right designs to forestall the deficiency of that oil. That is the thing that they ought to have done. They ought to have set up systems that will ensure that the missing oil will stop at TOR. You don’t stay there for what to get absent before you explore. They should forestall that and that is the truth,” he scolded.

Pinnacle forbids staff over item misfortunes

The Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) has been hit by monetary and item misfortunes in overabundance of GH¢20 million, which has prompted the prohibition of certain laborers of the treatment facility.

The episodes prompting the bans happened somewhere in the range of 2012 and 2015, with others happening in April and September this year.

The episodes verge on the vanishing and unfair stacking of items, prompting TOR causing obligations, the disappointment of staff to pay TOR indebted individuals their due, regardless of the accessibility of assets, and the taking of choices with monetary ramifications without response to the Interim Management Committee (IMC) of the treatment facility.


The assertion recorded the issues to incorporate the vanishing of 105,927 liters of gas oil that had a place with a mass oil appropriation organization on September 4, this year and the unjust stacking of 252,000 liters of avionics turbine lamp fuel (ATK), rather than normal lamp oil, into mass street vehicle (BRV) trucks at the stacking gantry between September 21 and 25, 2021.

It said the rest were the vanishing of 18 drums of electrical links worth GH¢10.4 million from the specialized storage facility of TOR, found in April 2021; the vanishing of condensed oil gas (LPG) having a place with a customer somewhere in the range of 2012 and 2015, because of which TOR became obliged to the customer as much as $4.8 million, as affirmed by an Ernst and Young review, and the deficiency of Naphtha (a kind of combustible oil) to a mass appropriation organization.


Led by Mr Nobert Cormla-Djamposu Anku, with Messrs William Ntim Boadu and Okyere Baffuor Sarpong as individuals, the IMC was set up in June this year, after the Energy Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, had calmed the meaningful administration individuals from their positions.

It was entrusted to, in addition to other things, guarantee a smooth exchange from the outgone chiefs, attempt specialized and human asset reviews, just as get and evaluate reasonable organizations for TOR, assuming any.

Minority Caucus To Launch Parliamentary Probe

The Minority Caucus in Parliament says they will dispatch a test into the unexplained vanishing of 105,927 liters of Gas Oil, an illegitimate stacking of 252,000 liters of Aviation Turbine Kerosene, the vanishing of 18 drums of electrical links, the vanishing of LPG and loss of Naphtha.

The assessed cost of the taken things as per them is in abundance of GHS42 million, that is, barring the worth of the Naphtha.

“This awful improvement comes closely following a few debasement embarrassments that have portrayed the Akufo-Addo/Bawumia/NPP Government especially, in the energy area which is quick turning into an area noted for stripped burglary and egregious dismissal for due measures,” the assertion said.

In an assertion endorsed by John Abdulai Jinapor, Member of Parliament for Yapei Kusawgu and Ranking Member for Mines and Energy, he clarified that the Tema Oil Refinery has its standard working techniques requiring the day by day preparation to the board on stock bookkeeping and stock, which affirms to the executives the all out amount and quality in their tanks and the characters of gatherings who own such stocks.

“It is hence unsound to know about such immense misfortunes with no unmistakable clarification,” the assertion added.

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