The Association of Oil Marketing Companies is an industry association and a private initiative by the oil marketing operators in Ghana. We are an advocacy institution established to help direct downstream policy, legislation and regulation and pursue research towards the development of the downstream sector.
The Association represents the collective interests of the companies involved in the oil marketing and petroleum products in Ghana, coordinating with the major Stakeholders in the Industry which include: Ministry of Energy, Ministry of Finance & Economic Planning, Bank of Ghana, National Petroleum Authority (NPA), The Energy Commission, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Tema Oil Refinery (TOR), Revenue Agencies Governing Board (RAGB), Ghana Standard Board, Ghana Fire Service, Customs Exercise and Preventive Service (CEPS), Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Co. Ltd (BOST)
The OMCs operated as a loose organization for many years before the Association of Oil Marketing Companies (AOMCs) was registered with the adoption of a Constitution by all its Members in October 2003 . The Association is headed by a Chief Executive Officer referred to as the Industry Coordinator. It also has a Governing Board made up of representatives of both the major and minor OMCs.
The objective for which it was formed are:
• To promote the interest of its members and bodies engaged as Marketers of the Petroleum Products in the Republic of Ghana.
• To provide for the Petroleum Industry the means of advising, informing, influencing and executing policy with regard to economic, fiscal, legal, industrial, technical and other matters relating to the Industry.
The Association of OMCs now have Sixty (60) Licensed Oil Marketing Companies as it Members.