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Weekly Review: 29th January- 2nd February, 2018

  • SOURCE: | Gideon Ofosu-Peasah
  • 1. GNPC 2018 work programme before parliament
    https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/GNPC-s-2018-work-programme-laid-before-Parliament-621396

    2. Haphazard-investment-of-oil-cash-truncating-growth-in-Ghana-s-non-oil-economy-Economist www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/Haphazard-investment-of-oil-cash-truncating-growth-in-Ghana-s-non-oil-economy-Economist-621477
    3. FPSO Kwame Nkrumah to shut down

    FPSO Kwame Nkrumah to shut down


    4. IES cautions government over hedging oil import

    IES cautions gov’t over hedging oil import


    5. Analyst laments frequent shutdown of FPSOs

    Analyst laments frequent shutdown of FPSOs


    6. IEA urges transparency in awarding oil contracts

    IEA urges transparency in awarding oil contracts


    7. Ghana Gas to shut down for maintenance works

    Ghana Gas to shut down for maintenance works


    8. Ghana Petroleum Fund yields US$7.03 million
    http://www.ghananewsagency.org/economics/ghana-petroleum-fund-yields-us-7-03-million-128050
    9. FPSO Shutdown Won’t Affect Power Supply – Gov’t Assures

    FPSO shutdown won’t affect Power supply – Gov’t assures


    10. Parliament pushes for more local content in petroleum sector
    https://www.graphic.com.gh/business/business-news/parliament-pushes-for-more-local-content-in-petroleum-sector.html?template=sportsnew&is_preview=on
    11. Software to assess capacity shortfalls in Energy Ministry in the offing https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1542012059250955/1542011222584372/?type=3&theater
    12. Senior Minister bemoans the ‘curse’ of being an oil-producing country https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/Seniors-Minister-bemoans-the-curse-of-being-an-oil-producing-country-622475
    13. Petroleum earnings hit US$362.6m –
    https://thebftonline.com/business/energy/petroleum-earnings-hit-us362-6m/
    14. IEA Demands Passage Of Petroleum Bills –

    IEA Demands Passage Of Petroleum Bills


    15. Poor returns on oil cash investments https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544726538979507/?type=3&theater
    16. Pass RTI bill for transparency, accountability https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544728738979287/?type=3&theater
    17. Ghanaians Want Review of ENI Contract …Very Expensive To Be Sold In Ghana https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544733392312155/?type=3&theater
    18. Establishing fertilizer plant economically unwise https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544733475645480/?type=3&theater
    19. Takoradi to get new $4bn Oil Refinery https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544726385646189/?type=3&theater
    20. Ghana loses GHs18M to Marine Gas oil leakages https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544726475646180/?type=3&theater
    21. Ghana to diversify oil sector with $4bn Refinery https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544726475646180/?type=3&theater
    22. Ghana to get $4bn oil refinery https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544726902312804/?type=3&theater
    23. Ghana ponders hedging crude imports prices https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544727152312779/?type=3&theater
    24. Jubilee FPSO, Atuabo Gas Plant shutdown https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544727315646096/?type=3&theater
    25. Gov’t intervention may forestall fuel price hike- IES https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544727788979382/?type=3&theater
    26. NPA to recall all cylinders under recirculation model https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544729625645865/?type=3&theater
    27. Ghana no longer consumes toxic fuel –NPA boss https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544731915645636/?type=3&theater
    28. New regulations to improve petroleum downstream local participations https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544732838978877/?type=3&theater
    29. Ghana loses GHs1bn through “unscrupulous “petroleum service providers https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544733055645522/?type=3&theater
    30. Fuel prices to be stable in February – IES https://www.facebook.com/reportingoilandgas/photos/pcb.1544733615645466/1544733355645492/?type=3&theater

    Gideon Ofosu-Peasah

    Gideon Ofosu-Peasah

    Policy Analyst at Penplusbytes
    Gideon Ofosu-Peasah is the Policy Analyst and Team Lead for the Extractives Department at Penplusbytes, where he provides insights, advice and leads in producing robust research backed projects for the team. He has over 7 years of experience in the Ghanaian oil and gas industry and has a number of scholarly research papers to his credit which have been published in the prestigious Social Science Research Network(SSRN) electronic journal and on reportingoilandgas.org. He holds an Msc in Economics with specialization in Energy and Natural Resource Economics from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology.
    Gideon Ofosu-Peasah

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