Crude Oil Discovered In Western Region
Apremdo residents in the Western Region have discovered a suspected substance to be crude oil underneath the soil.
The black sticky material is suspected to be crude oil.
On Sunday, the traditional ruler in the area, Nana Egya Kwamena XI took up the matter following the finding.
The community is yet to investigate and confirm what exactly the substance could be.
In an interview Nana Egya Kwamena XI said that since the community is not able to confirm the substance while experts have been call to investigate the material.
“This is a substance coming out from the ground found inside Apremdo. We’re taking a sample to Tema Oil Refinery (TOR) for laboratory test on Monday,” he said.
The chief and his elders are hoping the substance would turn out to be a meaningful carbon resource especially crude oil or mineral resources capable of assisting in changing the area in terms of development.
“We are anxiously waiting to see the outcome of the test we want to conduct with Tema Oil Refinery,” he noted.