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FOR OIL TO DELIVER PROSPERITY, WE MUST COMMIT TO GOOD GOVERNANCE – PIAC
18th August 2020

To ensure that the country’s hydrocarbon resources are used to deliver prosperity, there must be good governance as well as implementation of petroleum laws to the letter, the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has...

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TEETHING ISSUES IN PETROLEUM REVENUE MANAGEMENT NEED URGENT ATTENTION - PIAC
18th August 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has launched an issue paper cataloguing a number of issues needing urgent attention in the petroleum revenue management space. The paper, which has been launched ahead of marking a decade of...

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PIAC REPORT EXPOSES FINANCE MINISTRY'S FAILURE TO ACCOUNT FOR UNUTILISED ABFA
10th August 2020

The Ministry of Finance has for the third consecutive year failed to account for unutilised Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA) of oil revenues, the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has disclosed. In its 2019 annual report on...

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PETROLEUM HOLDING FUND FOR 2020 Q1 DROPS BY $124M AS AGAINST 2019 Q1
2nd August 2020

A new report by the Bank of Ghana shows that the country received a total of 310.14 million dollars into Ghana’s Petroleum Holding Fund (PHF) for the first half of 2020. Compared to same period in 2019, the figure dropped by $124. 34...

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PIAC URGES TIMELY DISBURSEMENT OF OIL REVENUES FOR PROJECTS
17th July 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has urged government to disburse oil revenues earmarked for projects, rather than accumulating it over time. According to the Committee, which has oversight responsibility over the prudent...

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PIAC PROPOSES AMENDMENT TO THE PETROLEUM REVENUE MANAGEMENT ACT
16th July 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has recommended an amendment to the Petroleum Revenue Management Act (PRMA) to remove the ministerial discretion in the allocation of excess revenue over the Ghana Stabilisation Fund (GSF)...

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