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MORE TRANSPARENCY IN OIL SECTOR: GNPC TO PUBLISH PUBLIC DISCLOSURE FRAMEWORK
22nd June 2018

Government has announced that the national oil company, Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC), will in the coming months publish its Public Disclosure Framework to increase access to information. According to the Deputy Minister of Energy...

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CONSISTENT THIN SPREAD OF OIL REVENUES WORRYING - PIAC CHAIRMAN
20th June 2018

The Chairman of the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC), Dr Steve Manteaw, has advised against the piecemeal allocation of oil revenue for projects. Rationally, he said, there should be an assessment of the total amount required to...

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‘DEVELOP GUIDELINES FOR OIL REVENUE SPENDING’
20th June 2018

A member of the Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC), Mr Noble Wadjah, has reiterated the need for the government to clearly define the areas it intends to spend petroleum revenues. He said petroleum revenues had been used to tackle...

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GIVE OIL HOST COMMUNITIES SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS — DR ACKAH
20th June 2018

There is the need for the government to engage stakeholders to develop sustainable livelihood strategies for indigenes of oil host communities in the country, the Technical Advisor on Energy and Petroleum Policy to the Minister for Planning, Dr...

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TECHIMAN RESIDENTS WANT DIVERTED ROAD FUNDS INVESTIGATED
20th June 2018

Residents of Techiman in the Brong Ahafo region are accusing officials of the Mahama administration of diverting funds for road project there and are demanding an immediate probe into the matter. According to them, the action has left them with...

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FIX OIL ROYALTIES IN LAW TO AVERT DISCRETIONAL ABUSE – PIAC
20th June 2018

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has proposed a fixed royalty rate for petroleum revenue to avert ‘the obvious risk’ of exercising discretional abuse by the sector minister. According to PIAC, the difference...

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