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Crude Oil production declined in 2016
15th June 2017

By Lydia Asamoah/Deborah Apetorgbor Accra, June 15, GNA - Crude Oil production recorded a decline of 13 per cent in 2016 despite the fact that Ghana’s second major oil production field, the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) Field came on stream....

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Oil-funded road project drags for 83 months
14th June 2017

The emergency upgrading works on the Ho-Adidome and Adaklu-Abuadi road in the Volta Region, which began in June 2010 and scheduled to be completed within nine months have delayed. The 18.8 kilometer (km) road is only about 78 per cent complete...

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Public Interest and Accountability Committee unsatisfied with projects in Ho
2nd June 2017

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has expressed dissatisfaction with selected projects funded under the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) in Ho. Mrs Marilyn Aniwa, PIAC Project Coordinator, at a public forum after an...

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Use oil revenue on ‘legacy projects’- PIAC urges government
2nd June 2017

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has re-echoed its recommendation to government to use proceeds from the sale of the country’s petroleum revenues to fund ‘legacy projects’. Such projects, PIAC believes,...

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Use Heritage Fund as collateral to grow industry – Asantehene
2nd June 2017

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has suggested that Ghana’s Heritage Fund be used as collateral to help support Ghanaian industries. The Fund is a creation under the Petroleum Revenue Management Act (Act 815), 2011, to set aside a portion...

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PIAC questions quality of work funded with oil revenue
2nd June 2017

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has expressed disappointment over the poor execution of some projects funded with petroleum revenue in the Ashanti Region.Vice Chairman, Kwame Jantuah, has questioned, in particular, the...

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