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EITI seeks to create that missing transparency and accountability in revenue flows from the extractive industry....

The initiative encourages, government, extractive companies, International agencies and NGO’s to work together to develop a framework to promote transparency of payments in the extractive industries.

EITI pursues a policy of openness which promotes the concept of tolerance and good governance through the disbursement of royalties to benificiary communities and public disclosures...

Government's strategy for the sector is based on the recognition that the development of solid minerals in a sustainable manner can not be achieved without a deep involvement of the affected communities.

The EITI strategy calls for the definition of effective ways and means to empower and engage mining communities in the development process and to promote responsible behavior....

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Government Gives Expression To Oil Revenue Law PDF Print E-mail

Government has once again demonstrated its resolve to beat the resource curse in the exploitation of the country's hydrocarbons, by giving expression to a key transparency provision in the Petroleum Revenue Management Law it enacted six months ago: the inauguration of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee last Thursday in Accra. The Committee, established under Section 51 of the Petroleum Revenue Management Act, 2011, Act 815 is regarded as a novelty in the management of natural resource rents globally.

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Ensure Effective Engagement Between Mining Companies And Communities - CSOs Urge Government PDF Print E-mail

Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) working in the Natural Resource and Environment sector are calling for effective consultation with mining communities before the issuance of license to mining companies. Such engagement, according to them, will ensure fair compensation to the indigenous people as well as reduce the number of social conflicts that usually occur in the mining communities.

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Investment Inflows in Mining Sector Totaled $ 770 Million- Chamber of Mines PDF Print E-mail

The Ghana Chamber of Mines (GCM) says the total investment inflow into the mining sector in 2010 amounted to $770 million, as against the $762 million recorded in 2009.  The investments, according to the GCM, were made in production, exploration and support services.

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Jubilee Output Drives Up Tullow’s Revenue PDF Print E-mail

INCREASED production at its Jubilee Field in Ghana combined with higher commodity prices have driven up Tullow Oil's interim pre-tax profit to $540 million in the six months to June 30, 2011. The impressive result is a 321 per cent jump from the year-earlier period, beating a consensus forecast of $509 million from a company-supplied poll of analysts.

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Anadarko Discovers Oil In West Cape Three Points PDF Print E-mail

ANADARKO Petroleum has announced an oil discovery in the West Cape Three Points block offshore Ghana as it encountered crude in underground rock similar to that in the country's largest oil field. The Akasa-I well "encountered 108 at feet (33 meters) of primarily high quality, oil-bearing pay from four main Turonian-aged sand packages, similar o those found in the Jubilee and Mahogany East areas," Houston-based Anadarko said. Anadarko has a 30.875 percent working  interest in the West Cape Three Points lock with partners Kosmos Energy (30.875perr cent).

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AGI to set up oil and gas centre to strengthen capacity of SMEs PDF Print E-mail

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is to set up an oil and gas centre in Takoradi to assist in strengthening the capacity of small and medium-scale enterprises to take advantage of the new business opportunities. Mr Samuel Appenteng, Vice President of AGI, who announced this at a workshop on oil and gas value chain building in Ghana’s oil and gas industry on Tuesday, said the AGI was committed to ensuring that the benefits from the industry did not only accrue to large local service providers but also for small and medium-scale enterprises.

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Newmont Generates 10% of Ghana’s Export PDF Print E-mail

Newmont GhanaGold Limited- (NGGL) has stated that it currently generates nearly 10% of Ghana’s total export revenue. In addition, the company says it has provided 99 local companies with six million dollars worth of contracts. So far the company has pro­vided, employment to about, 48,000 people directly and indi­rectly in the country including more than 400 indirect mine em­ployment in 2010. These were contained in a research carried out on the socio-economic impact of the company's operations in the Ahafo area of the Brong Ahafo Region by the INSEAD Business School of France.

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Newmont Ghana Reaffirms its Commitment to Respecting the Culture of its Host Communities PDF Print E-mail

Newmont Golden Ridge 9Newmont Ghana b says it will continue to respect and work with traditional authorities to follow established cultural norms and practices for dealing with the issues of cemeteries located within Yayaaso community.  The company, which has come under attack recently for allegedly disrespecting the norms and values of the Birem traditional area said in a statement issued last week that it has not exhumed any human remains, relocated any mausoleum or culturally significant sites within its concession area, assuring its host communities that, it will continue to transparently and collaboratively engage with them with honesty, trust and respect.

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Vice President commends Goldfields international PDF Print E-mail

H. E. John Mahama - Vice President of the Republic of GhanaVice President John Dramani Mahama on Thursday commended Goldfields International for their capacity building programmes for all indigenous companies engaged in the gold industry. “We are also grateful for your immense contribution towards the success story of Ghana Black Stars in global football.”

Vice President Mahama gave this commendation when three Board members of Goldfield International called on him at the Castle, Osu.  The members, who are currently holding their international board meeting in Accra, took time to interact with government officials and to fine-tune some of their business engagements with Ghanaian companies.

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New Meter Flow Installed On The FPSO Kwame Nkrumah PDF Print E-mail

The Ultrasonic Meter (flow meter) on the FPSO Kwame Nkrumah has been successfully installed by a team of engineers of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) and Tullow Ghana, one of the operators of the Jubilee Field.

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Oil production will not alter Ghana’s foreign policies-President PDF Print E-mail

Ghana became an oil producing country seven months ago, and concerns have been raised as to how the production of the black gold would influence Ghana's foreign interest and its relations with its development partners. However, President John Evans Atta Mills has assured the world that, Ghana's status as an oil producing country would not lead to a shift in its foreign policy but would continue to be guided by the provisions of the 1992 Constitution.

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