On Tuesday 22nd August, during the 72-hour stay by the President of the Republic of Ghana, H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in our country, he visited the Buena Esperanza Neighbourhood in Malabo, the Punta Europa oil complex, and the valley of Moca, in the south of the island of Bioko. The Ghanaian statesman was accompanied by the Minister for Mines and Hydrocarbons, and the Equatorial Guinea Ambassador to the Republic of Ghana, Gabriel Mbega Obiang Lima and JesA�s Mba Bela, respectively.
During the visit by the Ghanaian President and his entourage to the Buena Esperanza Neighbourhood, they went to see the state of the construction of social housing in the area. At the Punta Europa facilities, the delegation were told about the operations, productivity, distribution and sale of products made at the complex.
The second visit took place at the facilities of the Atlantic Methanol Production Company (AMPCO) plant, where the Ghanaian delegation found out about the operations and daily productivity of the plant, reaching around three thousand tons of methanol.
The Marathon Oil Corporation facilities was the next stop on the tour, the most important as it extracts its products from the Alba drilling field, and has the largest platform installed within our territorial waters.
At the Equatorial Guinea Liquefied Natural Gas (EG-LNG) company production facilities, engineers explained to the visitors the reasons why the company is one of the most important in the subregion and in the whole of Africa. Today, it has an advanced system of operational and safety control, exceeding four million working hours without an incident. In addition, it boasts having the only suspension bridge in the world for the loading of oil tankers.
The delegation finished their tour in the municipality of Moca, where they visited the presidential residence and the Hotel Moca, among other tourist spots.
At Punta Europa H. E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo congratulated the Government led by H. E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, pointing out that the Republic of Ghana would study possible agreements regarding petroleum matters, as the work and experience of the Equatoguinean Executive are worthy of praise.
Source: Official Web Page of the Government of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea