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Volume 14, Issue 7
Published: January 7, 2019
Growing to meet Ghana's midstream needs

A surging demand for fuel in Ghana and other landlocked countries necessitates the need for more storage infrastructure. Quantum Terminals explains how it is taking advantage of these favourable market conditions…

Ghana’s oil and gas industry has flourished at a steady pace in recent years, facilitating the need for more storage infrastructure to satisfy the country’s surging demand for fuel.
And the industry is set to retain its position as a key driver of economic growth in the country as it reaps the benefits of more offshore projects coming onstream. Against these flourishing conditions, Quantum Terminals Group, a subsidiary of the Quantum Group, has plans to increase its storage and logistics offering with another LPG storage and evacuation facility as well as a propane storage facility.
The company, a leading petroleum infrastructure and logistics solutions provider in Ghana, currently owns a number of terminals including Quantum Terminals Plc, an LPG storage and evacuation facility, at Anokyi close to the Ghana National Gas processing facility as well as Quantum Oil Terminals, an oil storage and evacuation facility, in
Tema.
Quantum Oil Terminals is a 55,000 metric tonne storage facility with 30,000 metric tonnes for gasoil and 25,000 metric tonnes for gasoline. Located in the harbor city of Tema it has easy access to vessels and the Tema oil refinery.
It stores products for onward distribution to the landlocked countries. It has a truck park that can hold up to 75 trucks at a time and has the capacity to load 15 million litres of products daily from its 16 truck loading bays. It is the only facility that has an automated additivation system.

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