The Chief Executive Officer of RigWorld Services International Limited, Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban has been named the Upstream Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 at the recently held Ghana Oil & Gas Awards(GOGA) event in Accra.
He was recognized for his role in building RigWorld as a highly respected upstream brand with international repute in the country.
RigWorld is an innovative Oil and Gas Solutions company committed to offering quality services and products to its clients.
Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban started Rigworld in 2011 at Osu in Accra, as a recruitment service provider for Ghana’s then burgeoning oil and gas industry. It has over the years grown into a major player in the upstream sector with numerous wings.
The company is now a conglomerate comprising of Rigworld International Services Ltd, Steadfast Rigworld, the state-of-the-art Rigworld Training Center, Transatlantic Services Ltd., Rigworld Petroleum, Galaxy Resorts, Burj Constructions, M2 Telematics, Rigworld Security, Axiss Shipping and Aquasplash Water Park.
The 2020 GOGA is the seventh event organizers of the awards have held, to celebrate players in the oil and gas industry.
The awards ceremony remains the largest industry initiative dedicated to championing excellence in the sector.
GOGA initiative showcases trends in the industry, companies’ activities and achievements in the past year and rewards excellence in local content, stewardship, health and safety, corporate social responsibility and more.
Events Director at Xodus Communications, Richard Abbey Jnr., assured the industry of sustaining the event which represents a cross-section of the oil and gas stakeholders – government, upstream, midstream and downstream industry players, regulators, civil society, financial institutions, insurers and others.