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Dr. Riverson Oppong appointed as CEO of Association of Oil Marketing Companies

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By: Mabel Adorkor Annang

A former Manager of Commercial Operations, in charge of Economics, Risks and Planning, at Ghana National Gas Company, Dr. Riverson Oppong, has been appointed as the new Chief Executive of the Association of Oil Marketing Companies and LPG Marketing Companies.

He succeeds Kweku Agyeman-Duah, who retired after more than 8 years of service.

Dr. Oppong brings over 15 years of global experience in the oil and gas industry, with a background in diverse projects across various countries.

Dr. Oppong has worked on several oil and gas fields and projects, including North Busachi Fields in Kazakhstan, Independence Field in Cote d’Ivoire, Djata Fields in Ghana, and West Quarna Gas Field in Iraq. He also consulted for the Croatian Government on the Croatian LNG Project as a Project Economist.

Upon returning to Ghana, he has been playing an active role on Ghana’s Energy Sector Recovery Program; a program that gave birth to the Cash Waterfall Mechanism, Natural Gas Clearinghouse, and P4R. He worked tirelessly to ensure that the objectives of these programs are holistically achieved.

Dr. Oppong equally sat on Ghana’s National Energy Transition Technical Committee, where he contributed to writing policy documents to address Ghana’s energy transition roadmap. He also played a dynamic role in the review of Ghana’s Gas Master Plan (GMP) and Natural Gas Pricing Policy (NGPP).

Dr. Oppong holds adjunct lecturer positions at Ghana Technology University College, University of Cape Coast, and Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration, and KNUST.

He is also actively engaged in industry organizations, serving as the Africa Regional Director of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and a committee member of the International Gas Union.

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