By Selassie Tandoh
The British High Commission has confirmed that 14 Scottish oil & gas companies will be visiting Ghana on the 21st and 22nd January 2016 to seek for new partners and learn more about the local energy market.
The Scottish Development International (SDI) has been working in Accra since 2014, focusing mainly on oil and gas businesses and educating the local people in the country’s oil and gas resources.
The head of SDI in Africa, Gary Soper who will be leading the operations in Accra said:
“I am delighted to be bringing such a large trade delegation from Scotland, all of whom are interested in helping to develop and build the Ghanaian oil and gas industry for the benefit of its citizens. And whilst some Scotland-based companies are already operating in Ghana, there is scope for more to be active here through developing partnerships and transferring some of the technologies and skills that have been built up over the 50 years of operating in the North Sea”
SDI is currently operating in 29 countries worldwide. They provide different services to support oil & gas companies and institutions to develop their foreign business. Additionally, SDI contributes to overseas businesses growth by offering innovation, knowledge, high levels skills and technology.