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'Journalists Must Expose Corruption in Oil Sector'

Started May 26, 2014 0 Replies

An Accra-based oil and gas Consultant, Prof. Kwaku Appiah-Adu, has charged journalists in Ghana to carry in-depth investigative stories on the oil and gas sector.According to him, if journalists are…Continue

Strengthening Media Oversight of the Extractive Sectors in Ghana- Investigative Reporting Grants

Started Apr 5, 2014 0 Replies

AWARD CRITERIA AND APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING GRANTSAIM:These grants aim to ensure that high quality investigative stories about the extractive sectors of oil, gas, and mining…Continue

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Journalists Training Opportunity for Reporting on Oil, Gas and Minerals  2014

Started Mar 9, 2014 0 Replies

CALL FOR APPLICATIONSRevenue Watch Institute-Natural Resource Charter offers a media capacity development program for reporters in Ghana, Tanzania and Uganda. Applications are invited from…Continue

 

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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - 2016 MEDIA COURSE ON OIL, GAS AND MINING GOVERNANCE

The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is calling for expressions of interest from journalists in Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda interested in attending this year’s training program on governance of oil, gas, and mining. The training consists of a series of two core courses each lasting two weeks. The first course is a regional foundation workshop and will take place in Tanzania on October 17–28, 2016 with participants from Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda.The second course is a national…See More
Sep 20, 2016
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CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - 2016 MEDIA COURSE ON OIL, GAS AND MINING GOVERNANCE

The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is calling for expressions of interest from journalists in Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda interested in attending this year’s training program on governance of oil, gas, and mining. The training consists of a series of two core courses each lasting two weeks. The first course is a regional foundation workshop and will take place in Tanzania on October 17–28, 2016 with participants from Ghana, Tanzania, and Uganda.The second course is a national…See More
Sep 19, 2016
Stephen Yeboah favorited Kwami Ahiabenu's blog post GHEITI Canvasses Increased Impact From Oil Industry
Sep 16, 2016
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GHEITI Canvasses Increased Impact From Oil Industry

Dr Steve Manteaw, the Co-Chairperson of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI),  says there is the need to integrate the oil and gas services into the local economy so that it benefits all Ghanaians. “ The media must find out from the political parties how they would manage the volatility of the oil prices on the international market as well as other essential commodities in this electioneering period”, he said.Dr Manteaw said this at the launch of “Ghana Elections…See More
Sep 16, 2016
KWABENA ATA MENSAH commented on Kwami Ahiabenu's blog post 'The Anatomy of the Resource Curse: Predatory Investment in Africa's Extractive Industries'
"Incisive and thorough.   "
May 11, 2016
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Ghana oil and gas : Exploration and Production Bill May Be Passed This Year-MP

Mr. Mutawakilu Adam, the Vice Chairman of Mines and Energy Committee in Parliament and the MP for Damongo gave the hint in Koforidua recently when he updated Editors and reporters on the state of Ghana’s Exploration and Production (E and P) Bill at a Symposium on Oil and Gas. The News and Editorial Symposium on Oil and Gas was organised by Penplusbytes andNatural Resource…See More
May 5, 2016
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GHANA : REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST -(Oil & Gas Sector Governance Consulting Opportunity )

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST -(Oil & Gas Sector Governance Consulting)' BackgroundThe Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth programme (GOGIG) is a five (5) year UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded initiative being implemented by Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPM). The objective of the programme is to support Ghana in maximizing the potential of the oil and gas sector to promote inclusive growth. The programme also forms part of the UK Department for…See More
Jan 6, 2016
Stephen Yeboah favorited Kwami Ahiabenu's blog post African Journalists Deepen Extractives Knowledge In Redesigned Learning Course
Nov 19, 2015
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African Journalists Deepen Extractives Knowledge In Redesigned Learning Course

By George Lugalambi and Toyin Akinniyi  ~With over a decade of journalism experience, Xinhua News Agency senior correspondent Justice Adoboe is far more experienced than the typical NRGI media trainee. In covering the complex extractives space, however, Adoboe said he has room to grow. NRGI trainers, meanwhile, discovered the course itself had to grow and change. “The saying goes that you can’t teach an old dog new tricks,” Adoboe said. “But here … we old dogs are learning new tricks to report…See More
Nov 17, 2015
seibik bugri favorited Kwami Ahiabenu's blog post Expert warns of improper oil, gas planning
Nov 2, 2015
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NEW FORUM FOR GHANA’S OIL AND GAS UPSTREAM SECTOR

New association for Ghana’s oil and gas upstream sector, the Ghana Exploration and Production Forum (The Forum) http://www.gh-epf.org, has been formed to promote the long term sustainability of the oil and gas industry in Ghana. Registered as a non-profit association, it brings together private sector upstream oil and gas companies operating in Ghana. The Forum which consists of members such as Tullow Oil, Kosmos Energy, Hess and Vitol among others, seeks to…See More
Aug 31, 2015
Kwami Ahiabenu posted a blog post

NEW FORUM FOR GHANA’S OIL AND GAS UPSTREAM SECTOR

New association for Ghana’s oil and gas upstream sector, the Ghana Exploration and Production Forum (The Forum) http://www.gh-epf.org, has been formed to promote the long term sustainability of the oil and gas industry in Ghana. Registered as a non-profit association, it brings together private sector upstream oil and gas companies operating in Ghana. The Forum which consists of members such as Tullow Oil, Kosmos Energy, Hess and Vitol among others, seeks to…See More
Aug 18, 2015
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Our oil money online' platform launched

Africa Centre for Energy Policy, in collaboration with other governmental institutions has launched a platform to enhance the citizen’s ability to keep track of how the country’s oil and gas resources are managed.Christened: “…See More
Aug 7, 2015
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Request for expression of Interest : Consultancy Service for production of Mining, Oil & Gas Sector GHEITI Report for 2014

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST (CONSULTING SERVICES-FIRMS SELECTION) MINISTRY OF FINANCE GHANA EXTRACTIVE INDUSTRIES TRANSPARENCY INITIATIVE (GHEIT) (Grant No; TF0A0290)Consultancy Service for production of Mining, Oil & Gas Sector GHEITI Report for 2014.The Government of Ghana has received financing from the World Bank under the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI) and intends to apply part of the proceeds for consulting services. The consulting services (“the…See More
Jul 24, 2015
KAMWANGA TSHAMALA ALDO favorited Kwami Ahiabenu's blog post The Anatomy of the Resource Curse: Predatory Investment in Africa's Extractive Industries
May 17, 2015
Juliane Weymann favorited Kwami Ahiabenu's blog post The Anatomy of the Resource Curse: Predatory Investment in Africa's Extractive Industries
May 13, 2015

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Organisation (if non, specify N/A)
penplusbytes
Type of Organisation
International Organisation
Website
http://reportingoilandgas.org
Job Title
director
About My Work
new media and oil & gas
Areas of interest
oil and natural gas, governance and anti-corruption, contract and licensing, monitoring revenue collection
Intererested in job/consulting opportunities
yes

Kwami Ahiabenu's Blog

CALL FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST - 2016 MEDIA COURSE ON OIL, GAS AND MINING GOVERNANCE

Posted on September 19, 2016 at 20:00 0 Comments

The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) is calling for expressions of interest from journalists in GhanaTanzania, and Uganda interested in attending this year’s training program on governance of oil, gas, and mining. The training consists of a series of two core courses each lasting two weeks.

 The first course is a regional foundation workshop and will take place in Tanzania on October 17–28,…

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GHEITI Canvasses Increased Impact From Oil Industry

Posted on September 16, 2016 at 18:00 0 Comments

Dr Steve Manteaw, the Co-Chairperson of the Ghana Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (GHEITI),  says there is the need to integrate the oil and gas services into the local economy so that it benefits all Ghanaians.

 “ The media must find out from the political parties how they would manage the volatility of the oil prices on the international market as well as other essential commodities in this electioneering period”, he said.

Dr…

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Ghana oil and gas : Exploration and Production Bill May Be Passed This Year-MP

Posted on May 5, 2016 at 19:01 0 Comments

Mr. Mutawakilu Adam, the Vice Chairman of Mines and Energy Committee in Parliament and the MP for Damongo gave the hint in Koforidua recently when he updated Editors and reporters on the state of Ghana’s Exploration and Production (E and P) Bill at a Symposium on Oil and Gas.



The News and Editorial Symposium on Oil and Gas was organised by Penplusbytes and…

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GHANA : REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST -(Oil & Gas Sector Governance Consulting Opportunity )

Posted on January 6, 2016 at 9:54 0 Comments

REQUEST FOR EXPRESSION OF INTEREST -(Oil & Gas Sector Governance Consulting)

' Background

The Ghana Oil and Gas for Inclusive Growth programme (GOGIG) is a five (5) year UK Department for International Development (DFID) funded initiative being implemented by Oxford Policy Management Limited (OPM). The objective of the programme is to support Ghana in maximizing the potential of the oil and gas sector to promote inclusive growth. The programme also forms part of the…

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