Kofi Amoa-Abban is a Ghanaian Oil and Gas entrepreneur, and philanthropist. He is best known as the founder and CEO of Rigworld Group, an oil services business with operations across West Africa.
Kofi Amoa-Abban was born in Tema, Ghana, the son of Kofi Amoa-Abban a Director at Textile company TTL, and Letitia Amoa-Abban a retail entrepreneur. Kofi Amoa-Abban was educated at Mfantsipim School in Cape Coast, Ghana. Kofi Amoa-Abban graduated from the University of Ghana with a degree in Psychology and pursued a master's degree at Oslo University.
In 2011, Kofi Amoa-Abban started Rigworld from a small office in Osu, Accra providing recruitment services to the burgeoning oil and gas industry in Ghana. 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 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.
In February 2016, Kofi Amoa-Abban received an honorary doctorate of Business Administration "Honoris Causa" from two universities, the Commonwealth University and the London Graduate School who collaborated. In the same year, Kofi Amoa-Abban received the "Extraordinary Entrepreneur" award from the Tema Excellence Awards Foundation.
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