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ATUGUBA CAUTIONS PARLIAMENT OVER GHANA-EXXONMOBIL OIL DEAL
14th February 2018

A Professor of Law at the University of Ghana Law Faculty, Raymond  Atuguba, has warned that Ghana could be shortchanged in the ExxonMobil Petroleum Agreement if Parliament goes ahead to ratify it without recourse to due diligence. He argued...

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17 PETROLEUM AGREEMENTS PUBLISHED IN NEW REGISTER
13th February 2018

Government has launched a public register of petroleum contracts, agreements, authorisations and permits in a bid to enhance transparency and accountability in the upstream oil and gas sector. The register, which was curated by senior staff of the...

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TULLOW RECORDS LOSS AFTER TAX OF 189 MILLION DOLLARS
12th February 2018

Tullow Oil has posted a loss after tax of 189 million dollars for 2017. At least this is the second time in a row that the oil company has posted a loss after tax. For 2017, Tullow’s loss after tax amounted to 189 million dollars; this is an...

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PIAC RECONSTITUTES MEMBERSHIP
12th February 2018

Membership of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) – the committee with oversight responsibility of the management of the country’s petroleum resources – has been reconstituted following the expiration of the...

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ACEP COMMENDS GOV’T FOR LAUNCH OF PETROLEUM REGISTER
7th February 2018

Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has commended Ghana’s Ministry of Energy and the Petroleum Commission for their efforts in expanding transparency mechanisms in Ghana’s upstream oil and gas sector through the launch of the...

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HEDGE GHANA’S OIL—IFS TO GOVT
7th February 2018

The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) is urging government to immediately hedge its oil import and export to control the price of fuel at the pumps, and also generate enough revenue. According to the institute, the move will insure the country...

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