Mr. Reginald Daniel Laryea, Chairman of the GOIL Board of Directors, has announced that the GOIL Company PLC registered a net profit after tax of GHS123.89 million in 2022, up by 26 per cent compared to the previous year.
The Chairman disclosed that earnings per share rose to GHS0.316 in 2022 compared to the year 2021, which was GHSO.252. “We are happy to declare a dividend of GHS0.056 to our cherished shareholders, up by 19 per cent compared to the year 2021,” he said.
Mr Laryea, who presented GOIL’s annual statement of account for the year 2022 at the virtual 54th Annual General Meeting of GOIL, stated that the company increased its number of filling stations by 4 percent.
The company’s fuel sales grew by 21.4 per cent during the year 2022 compared to the previous year. Consequently, its overall market share grew from 15.32 per cent in 2021 to 20.11 per cent in 2022.
“While the company’s station counts increased, our fuel management procedures were also enhanced to give management a greater view into the operations of the stations to make informed decisions.”Mr. Reginald Daniel Laryea
Mr Laryea also disclosed that GOIL considered the bunkering sector a crucial part of the shipping industry, which involves supplying fuel to ships.
“GOIL has been in the business for over 30 years and operates both offshore and onshore, delivering bunkers by barge, pipeline, and truck.”Mr. Reginald Daniel Laryea
Mr Laryea stated that based on experience and prudent management, GOIL continued to dominate the bunkering market in Ghana increasing its market share from 60 per cent in 2021 to 73 per cent in 2022.
Mr Laryea noted that the company has also made significant investments in the supply of quality products and services to the mines, as a result, GOIL increased its market share in the mining industry, expanding its sales volume from 49.2 million litres in 2021 to 59.2 million litres in 2022.
GOIL Up-scaling Efforts to Enhance Compliance
Mr Kwame Osei-Prempeh, GOIL Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director noted that GOIL has up-scaled its efforts to enhance compliance, health, safety, security, environmental (HSSE), and ISO activities.
“All required operational permits with regulatory organizations such as the Environment Protection Agency, National Petroleum Authority, Ghana National Fire Service, and Ghana Standards Authority among others were updated as and when due in terms of compliance. GOIL conducted follow-up visits to correct operational gaps found during routine station and facility inspections to assure compliance.”Mr Kwame Osei-Prempeh
Mr Kwame Osei-Prempeh indicated that the company also organised regular capacity training for its partners to increase their capability to adhere to compliance regarding HSSE rules. “GOIL places a high priority on the health and safety of our Employees, Clients, Partners, and other Stakeholders,” Mr Osei-Prempeh stated.
The GOIL Group CEO also commended the steadfast support of shareholders, stressing that they played an instrumental role in the company’s collective success.
“I am thankful for the trust and confidence reposed in myself, the Board, management, and staff. I also sincerely extend appreciation to the Management team, dedicated Staff, and all other employees for fostering a positive work environment and following the Company’s values throughout the year.”Mr Kwame Osei-Prempeh