Over the weekend, the plush Kempinski Hotel hosted the 2018 edition of the Forty UNDER 40 Awards. On the night Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban the C.E.O of Rigworld International Limited took home two awards; Energy and oil and gas categories respectively.
Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban, a Tema born and a graduate of the University of Ghana also holds a master’s degree from the Oslo University. The discovery of Ghana’s oil in 2007 shaped his drive as a young man to venture into an industry which is revered due to how fierce and capital intensive a sector oil and gas can be.
In 2011, Kofi Amoa-Abban who currently is C.E.O of Rigworld, a world class institution that specializes in providing edge-cutting tuition in Oil and Gas situated here in Ghana – Takoradi started from a small office in Osu.
From providing recruitment services to the burgeoning oil and gas industry in Ghana, Rigworld now prepares these experts and equip them for the job. Prior to that, he had served as a drill crew member with Atwood Hunter responsible for the TEAK1, TEAK 2, and Banda Wells.
In July 2015 Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban co-founded PressureTech, a wholly owned subsidiary of Rigworld International Services, which offers engineering solutions to Oil and Gas companies in Ghana and beyond.
Dr. Kofi Amoa-Abban over the years from 2016 till date is a proud recipient of both local and international awards such as; Ghana-UK Based Achievement Awards (GUBA), Ghana Shippers Awards 2017, Ghana Oil and Gas Awards (GOGA), EMY Awards, Tema Excellence Awards and the Gender and Development Initiative for Africa (GADIA) Awards 2018 among others.
The Forty under 40 Award is to identify, honour and celebrate a cross-section of the nations most influential and accomplished young business leaders under age forty from a wide range of industries we cover, who are committed to business growth, professional excellence and community service and have risen up the ranks of their companies or industries at a relatively young age.
Congratulations to Dr. Kofi Abban and all the winners on the night, Ghana and the youth of this country is proud of your deeds and accomplishments all in the quest to propel and move Ghana forward.
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