Tema, Ghana, 14th December, 2017 –Blue Ocean Investments Limited (Blue Ocean), the Ghana Oil and Gas Awards 2017 Bulk Distribution Company of the Year and Ghana’s second biggest bulk distributor of fuels, recently donated to the Kpone Health Centre in Tema.
This formed part of the one-year anniversary celebrations of its depot in Tema Ridge, as a gesture to thank the community for a year of peaceful operations there.
The donation comprised of one 10,000-litre Sintex water tank, as well as three rows of 3-in-1 metal waiting room chairs for the health facility. In addition, Blue Ocean sponsored a weeding exercise of the hospital premises which had been bushy for a long time.
Speaking at the short ceremony held at the Kpone Health Centre premises, Henry Osei, the Deputy General Manager of Blue Ocean thanked the community once more for welcoming Blue Ocean to the Kpone area.
“We are grateful to the Kpone Community for welcoming us with open arms when we first started operations here, and living peacefully with us since then. To say thank you alone would not have been enough for us at Blue Ocean. The community has needs, and we are glad to have been able to have met some of them through this,” said Mr. Osei.
This gesture was well received by the paramount chief of the Kpone Traditional Area, Nii Tetteh Otu II, also present at the ceremony. He commended Blue Ocean for the gesture, and encouraged the company to continue in this stead.
“You have done well for the community. We appreciate this gesture, and will encourage you to continue as such to further deepen our good relationship,” said Nii Tetteh Otu II.
Receiving the items on behalf of the facility, Mrs. Charity Awuah-Dake, the Deputy Director of Nursing expressed sincere gratitude to Blue Ocean.
“We are sincerely thankful to Blue Ocean Investments for this donation – the water tank alone will go a long way to help address frequent water shortages that we experience. With that said, we are open to even more contributions to help improve this facility to save even more lives,” said Mrs. Awuah-Dake.
Blue Ocean Investments has made significant investments in oil storage infrastructure in Ghana. In addition to its state-of-the-art storage facility in Takoradi which stores and distributes gasoline and gasoil, the company owns and operates two storage terminals in Tema storing Aviation fuel, Gasoil and Gasoline, as well as a depot at the Kotoka International Airport that stores Aviation fuel.
Blue Ocean Investments Limited is one of the leading bulk distributors of petroleum products in Ghana specialising in Gasoil, Gasoline, Aviation fuel, and LPG. Headquartered in Accra, The company operates in all the zonal locations – Tema, Takoradi, Kumasi and Buipe – and has built a solid reputation as a reliable supplier across all depots.
The company currently is the BDC with the largest totally privately-owned storage facilities in the country, comprising 25,000 m3 of Jet Fuel Storage, 132,000 m3 of Gasoline and Gasoil storage as well as 8,000m3 of LPG storage.
Blue Ocean Investments has a portfolio of over 95 different customers. Combined with a staff strength of 116 employees, it has quickly established itself as dominant player in the downstream oil industry.