Health, Safety, Security & Environment

Additional Information

The Commission shall contribute to creating the greatest possible values for Ghanaians through prudent and sustainable management of the oil and gas resources.


We shall hold the operators, contractors, subcontractors and indeed, any person engaged in petroleum to the highest standards for safety, security, emergency preparedness and the environment. The Commission shall further ensure that, the exploitation and development of oil and gas resources does not threaten the wellbeing of employees, communities, the natural environment and the general public.


The scope of the HSSE covers upstream petroleum operations and activities both offshore and onshore. It includes:


  • Occupational health and safety
  • Material Assets Integrity
  • Natural Environment
  • Process systems
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response
  • Security clearance
  • Permit for specific activities etc.




Community Relations

We protect the social, environmental and economic livelihoods of communities that are affected by the petroleum activities of oil and gas companies.

Petroleum Commission


Plot No. 4A, George Bush Highway, Accra, Ghana

P.O. Box CT 228 Cantonments, Accra, Ghana

Telephone: +233 [0] 302 953392 | +233 [0] 302 953393


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