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Ghana’s Petroleum Revenue Hits All-Time-Low In 2016
6th October 2017

Ghana received a little over $247.18 million in 2016 from oil revenue – the lowest amount since Ghana began commercial production of oil in 2011. In 2011, when commercial production commenced, the country received $444.12 million in 2012...

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ITLOS ruling must prompt 'judicious' use of oil money - Kwame Jantuah
27th September 2017

The Vice-Chair of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) wants government agencies to see the recent ruling on the maritime boundary dispute as a new chapter in how the country’s oil cash should be used. Kwame Jantuah is...

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Farmers at Dawa benefit from rehabiliatted dam
27th September 2017

The dam serves about 20 farmers scattered on about 55 acres of land at Dawa, a predominantly farming community. Petroleum revenue allocated to the project rehabilitated by the Ghana Irrigation Development Authority (GIDA), under the Ministry of...

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Ghana/Cote d'Ivoire Maritime dispute: Summary of Judgement by ITLOS
23rd September 2017

The long wait is over and the International Tribunal on the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) has accepted Ghana’s arguments in the maritime dispute with Ivory Coast. Ghana argued that the equidistance principle is used in delimiting the maritime...

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Tullow to resume TEN operations following ITLOS ruling
23rd September 2017

Oil giant Tullow is to resume operations at the TEN oil fields by December, 2017, after putting it on hold for two years due to the maritime border dispute between Ghana and Ivory Coast. Ghana dragged Ivory Coast to the Special Chamber of the...

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Ghana has not violated Côte d'Ivoire's sovereign rights with oil exploration - ITLOS
23rd September 2017

The Special Chamber of ITLOS says Ghana has not violated Côte d'Ivoire's sovereign rights with its hydrocarbon (oil exploration) activities. It says Côte d'Ivoire has failed to prove lack of good faith on the part of Ghana...

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