Late George Mensah Okley

A former Managing Director of the Bulk Oil Storage and Transportation Company Limited (BOST), Mr George Mensah Okley, has died.

Reports indicated that he died after a short ailment even though the cause of his death is not yet known.

President Nana Akufo-Addo appointed the late Okley to replace Mr Alfred Obeng Boateng as MD.

He resigned in August 2019 following reports of alleged unaccounted-for contracts at BOST.

Prior to his appointment, Mr Okley was the Director in charge of Upstream petroleum at the Ministry of Energy.

He held a Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemical Engineering from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST).

He also had a Master’s Degree in Reservoir Evaluation and Management from the Heriot-Watt University, Edinburg, Scotland, with a focus on oil field operation, reservoir engineering, reservoir concepts, reservoir sedimentology, formation evaluation, well testing and production, reservoir simulation, rock mechanics with geophysics and modelling.