Ellembelle Mp, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah Honoured.

The Ghanaian deputy Minister of Energy in charge of Petroleum, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah, has been honoured with the State of Texas recognition award at the fifth edition of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) held in Houston, Texas USA.

Mr Emmanuel Kofi Buah (left), Ghana’s deputy Energy Minister, being presented with his award by the organisers

The meritorious award is for his commitment to ensure the creation of a sustainable energy policy in the sub-Saharan region.

According to organisers of this year’s event, the award was given based on Mr Buah’s contribution towards the development and stimulation of economic growth in the oil and gas sector over the past few years as a Minister responsible for the sector.

Honourable Emmanuel Kofi Armah Buah, The Deputy Minister of Energy in charge of Petroleum and Mp for Ellembelle

Honourable Emmanuel Kofi Armah Buah, The Deputy Minister of Energy in charge of Petroleum and Mp for Ellembelle.

They added that the Ghanaian minister deserved the award due to his youthful exuberance which has necessitated the rapid growth of his country’s oil sector.

They intimated that he ensured that the best laid down policies were duly formulated and implemented.

His Excellency Gabriel Obiang Lima, the Minister responsible for Mining, Industry and Energy from the Equatorial Guinea, also won the Rising Star award and was decorated with the Dynamic Regional Leadership award.

Other award winners were Dr Keith Milheim, Director of Meps-First Oil, who won an award for his technological inventions in the development of riser as disruptive deep water drilling technologies; Tullow Oil, represented by Tim O’Hanlon, and the Vice President for African business, was given an award for discovering oil and gas in most of the region’s new frontiers.

The trio of Dr Nirajan Banik, Scientific Advisor of Western Geco Schlumberger; Mark Miyaoka, CEO of Terradata Geoscience, and; Dr Jim Spear, won the awards for Research and development in the oil and gas industry.

Ecobank also received an award for its prime involvement in regional oil and gas financing and for her buoyant market expansion as a differentiated pan-African bank.

At the end of the event, participants, exhibitors, sponsors, media partners and a great array of the members of the fourth realm of estate are looking forward to another fruitful mix in the 6th annual sub-Saharan Africa Oil and Gas Conference which has been scheduled to come off in Houston from Thursday, April 25 – Friday, April 26, 2013.



6 thoughts on “Ellembelle Mp, Mr Emmanuel Armah-Kofi Buah Honoured.

  1. Honourable, please worry yourself not about what others are doing to you. People who don’t appreciate the good things you are doing, are trying thier best to help the devil for your dawnfall.Mr Buah you will overcome them due to the presence of the Almighty God so keep faith

  2. i know your capacity of handling this portfolio as the Minister of Energy. i also know that you are a brave man with lot of enthusiasm. it is said that a traveler’s eyes constantly peer at the sky to ascertain the weather condition. i know that you will make us proud, the ghanaians, the western region and ellembele in general and your family in particular bcos i know that you are going to put Ghana before all and ascertain the good wealth of it. Hon. your family in his entirety is solidly behind you. i wish to congratulate you on your appointment and may Almighty God guide you in all your endeavours. i would like to personally congratulate you if God permits. stay blessed Dear Hon.

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