The Ghana Chamber of Oil & Gas (GCOG) is incorporated under the laws of Ghana as a company limited by guarantee.
It is a voluntary, non-profit, private sector association whose member companies are engaged in various sectors of
the oil and gas industry in Ghana. Its quest is the provision of an enabling business environment for Ghana's fledging
oil and gas industry.
Mission: To represent its member's interests, facilitate resolution of industry issues and contribute to the industry's growth
whilst addressing government requirements and community needs.
Vision : To be the industry's united forum of engagement with government, host communities, stakeholders
and the Ghanaian public.
Objectives: Help develop the industry in an environmentally responsible, transparent and safe manner for the
mutual benefit of members and the people of Ghana.
The Objectives of GCOG are:
• To promote the exchange of ideas and non-competitively sensitive information between members,
stakeholders and government to enhance their operations and improve safety and environmental practices
in Ghana's oil and gas industry.
• To provide a forum for advocacy in relation to government policies, laws and regulations that impact Ghana's oil and gas
• To set up and operate a knowledge management center to support member companies to access information that
would be expedient to members in conducting business.
• To educate the Ghanaian public and host communities about matters which affect them as a result of industry activities.
• To ensure and co-ordinate the transfer of skills to Ghanaians and technology to Ghanaian companies.
• To promote indigenous businesses by increasing the awareness of potential opportunities in the supply and value
chain linkages of the oil and gas industry to Ghanaians.
CORE VALUES AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES
GCOG, its members, Secretariat, committees and sub-committees shall be guided by the following core principles:
• Compliance: With the letter and spirit of all laws, practices and regulations prevailing in the
oil and gas industry and the laws of Ghana.
• Business integrity: Dealing in a fair, ethical, honest and transparent manner.
• Health, Safety and Environment: A commitment to conducting activities in a responsible and ethical manner
with an emphasis on protecting health, ensuring safety and environmental stewardship in accordance with
international best practices.
• Social Responsibility: To ensure fulfillment of its social responsibility goals by striving for harmonious,
mutually beneficial relationships with stakeholders and host communities.
• Open door policy: Respond to issues raised by government, host communities and other stakeholders,
transparently, timely and honestly while confronting challenges.
• Politics: Neither GCOG nor its members shall directly or indirectly support, contribute to any political party or
candidate or engage in any political activity in Ghana.