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PIAC Holds Public Briefing on Petroleum Revenue Projects in Shama

Mr Thomas Kojo Stephens, Vice Chairman of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called for proper guidelines in the...
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PIAC, EOCO Agree to Probe Petroleum Revenue

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), on Monday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) to...
Oil drilling platform Shengli No.4 is in the midst of shipment at the outer anchorage of a port in Yantai, east China’s Shandong province, Feb. 8, 2018. The Shengli No. 4 and the New Shengli No.1 will be sent to Nigeria for oil exploration services. (Photo by Chu Yang from CFP)

Accountability committee worried over corruption in the use of Ghana’s oil revenue

The multi-stakeholder accountability committee of Ghana’s oil sector is worried about the level of corruption in the use of Ghana’s oil revenue, Steve Manteaw...
PIAC Inspection

Oil Projects: PIAC wants shoddy works contractors punished

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) wants contractors who have delivered shoddy works for oil financed projects in the country to be punished....
petroleum revenue

Ghana government says to use targeted spending of petroleum revenue

Government of Ghana will prioritized its spending of petroleum revenue going forward to ensure maximized benefit to citizens, a senior policy advisor told Xinhua...
Nigerian passport

Ghana’s Passport applications must follow reformed procedures

Passport is the universally recognized document needed by all wishing to travel to and from nations especially through sea and airports. Since Ghana attained...
Dr Steve Manteaw addressing the press

Most of Ghana’s oil funded projects falling apart

The 2017 projects inspections report of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), has revealed that over 50 per cent oil funded schools projects...
Dr Steve Manteaw addressing the press

PIAC says 50% of Ghana’s petroleum funded project are ghost

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), has revealed in its 2017 Projects inspection report, that 50 per cent of projects claimed to have...
ExxonMobil

Government urged to disclose details of Exxonmobil petroleum agreement

The government has been urged to make full disclosure of the details of the petroleum agreement between Ghana and United States (US) oil giants,...
Steve Manteaw

Ghana government urged to be transparent in tracking oil-funded projects

The Ghanaian government has been urged to be transparent in tracking projects funded with petroleum revenues. Steve Manteaw, member of the country's Public Interest and...

Politicians must limit interference in GNPC affairs – Manteaw

A member of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has stressed the need for the country to insulate the Ghana National Petroleum Company...
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Ghanaians seek more accountability on petroleum revenue spending

Civil Society activists speaking to Xinhua/CNC TV here late Thursday urged government of Ghana and its partners to ensure accountability in the usage of...
Petroleum hedging

Hedging Ghana’s crude oil – Experts View

Energy experts here Tuesday urged the Ghanaian government to conduct due diligence before deciding to hedge the country's crude oil, to forestall a situation...
Jubilee Field

Oil production declines by 40 percent in Ghana’s Jubilee Field

Crude oil production from Ghana's Jubilee Field declined by 40 percent, said the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) in a report released here...
Ghana Jomoro District

Chiefs and People of Jomoro unhappy with distribution oil fund

The District according to them is the hub of Ghana's oil find but cannot boost of a single project from the oil and gas...
Oil

Ghana’s Oil Money Is Not Enough for Development – Prof.Buah

He said the country receives only five percent of the royalty interest from the oil revenues and out of that, 70 per cent goes...
Affail Monney

Ghanaian Journalists Failed In Monitoring Oil Projects – GJA

He said here at the Bagabaga College of Education in Tamale during a week tour of oil projects in the three regions of northern...
Oil contributes more than 70% to Nigeria's government revenues

PIAC ‘Mad’ Over Ghana’s Non-Existent Oil Funded Projects

This follows a tour by PIAC members and a team of journalists from the Institute of Financial and Economic Journalists (IFEJ) to the three...
The Oil industry

PIAC dismayed over Gov’ts mismanagement of oil money projects

He was also shocked to realize that after the funds have been released for the projects, nobody ensures that proper monitoring and supervision...
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Zebilla SHS students sleep in toilet cubicles

In their quest to pursue secondary education, some students of Zebilla Senior High Technical School (SHTS) in the Bawku West District of the Upper...
PIAC

Government refunds GH¢3.6 million bus branding money

The ranking member for the comitee on transport and MP for Takoradi, Kwabena Okyere Darko is questioning the reasons why the 3.6 million bus...
Oil

2015 receipt from oil generation declined by 60%

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) 2015 report on the management and use of revenue from petroleum activities in the country has indicated...
petroleum

Petroleum Revenue Management PIAC 2015 report launched

Speaking at the launch of the PIAC Annual Report on Management of Petroleum Revenues for 2015, Professor Paul Kingsley Buah-Bassuah, the Chairman of the...

Government Told To Revise Expenditure Pattern

According to him this has become necessary due to the steady decline in prices of crude oil on the international market, which currently stands...

PIAC Told To Advise Government On Oil Price Volatility

Participants at a-day’s roundtable discussion on falling oil prices and its impact on Ghana Government’s revenue and the national budget have tasked the Public...
oil

Government must be held accountable for oil revenue

By Mohammed Suleman Five new members were last week sworn-in as members of Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) with an arduous responsibility of monitoring...
George Blankson, Commissioner General of the Ghana Revenue Authority

PIAC urges action against Oranto/Stone Energy over tax evasion

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called for action against the Oranto/Stone Energy for failing to pay the outstanding surface rental invoice...
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Parliament must protect the interest of Ghanaians on oil contracts

By Francis Tandoh Ghana discovered oil in commercial quantities in July 2007 but commenced production in November 2010. The expectation of many Ghanaians was that the...

Stakeholder engagement key to Ghana?s oil management – Gatsi

A financial expert Saturday said here a vibrant stakeholder engagement was key in the management of the oil and gas resource in the country. Dr....