Revenue Watch Institute

Type: Organization
Name: Revenue Watch Institute
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

PIAC’S SEVERE FINANCIAL CHALLENGES REMAINS

August 2014 marks exactly one year that I wrote a story on the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) and the huge difficulties of carrying out its mandate under the heading “Public Interest And Accountability Committee Report Still Born?”, ... [Published Spy Ghana - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

Re-Oil Contracts Are Not Null And Void---ACEP

On 28th July 2014, The Ghana Institute of Governance and Security organized a day truthful training workshop on the Emerging Upstream Oil and Gas Industry in Ghana and The Petroleum Exploration and production Bill which has received Cabinet approval, ... [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 19 2014]
Entities: Concession, Ghana, Contracts
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

In Lebanon, RWI Launches Sixth Regional Knowledge Hub

The Revenue Watch Institute (RWI) has partnered with the Lebanese Center for Policy Studies (LCPS) to lay the groundwork for a regional “knowledge hub” that will be based in Beirut. Serving stakeholders in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), the ... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Refinery Saga Setting a Bad Precedent

Kampala — Even before Uganda starts selling its oil, conflicts surrounding the compensation of people who have been displaced by the oil refinery project hovers over the extractive industry in a bad way, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) have expres ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 04 2014 - 1 reports

Sailing away from responsibility

If the launching of Lebanon’s first offshore licensing round back in early 2013 was the dawn of the industry in the country, then only now is civil society groggily awaking to its oversight role in the emerging oil and gas sector.This industry is operated ... [Published Executive Magazine - Aug 04 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Ghana loses $30 billion over bad oil deal

The Ghana Institute of Governance and Security (GIGS) has revealed that Ghana stands to lose over $30 billion from expected revenues in the exploration and exploitation of its oil resources for the next 20 years if parliament goes ahead to approve the ... [Published GhanaWeb - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Private sector keen on gas local content

THE private sector has stressed on the need for increase in local content, not only in human personnel development but also in production of goods for consumption by the oil and gas industry which is expected to grow.Participants at a benchmarking exercise ... [Published Daily News TSN - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Jokowi confirmed as Indonesian election winner, Prabowo rejects result: experts respond

Joko Widodo won Indonesia’s presidential election, the Indonesian Election Commission (KPU) final tally shows. But his opponent, Prabowo Subianto, refused to admit defeat. Prabowo told a press conference…AuthorsLecturer in Political Science at Paramadina ... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Sovereign Wealth Fund needs transparency, good governance

GOOD news is that Tanzania is on course to form a Sovereign Wealth Fund to manage her oil and gas resources.Bad news is that merely having the fund in place does not mean a cure-all solution to all the challenges or problems that may arise in the course ... [Published Daily News TSN - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jun 09 2014 - Updated Jun 09 2014 - 2 reports

Transparency in Natural Resources: Why is the U.S. Playing Catch Up?

Back in August 2012, when the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued detailed rules under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, I was among those who commented that it was a huge step toward transparency in the oil, gas and mining industries, ... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jun 09 2014]
First reported Jun 04 2014 - Updated Jun 05 2014 - 1 reports

Calls to boost Malaysia state oil royalties

Calls to raise royalties from 5% to 20%04/06/2014 Government will give proposal utmost considerationAdam DuckettMALAYSIA’S government is under pressure to give higher oil royalties to producing states, following calls from Sarawak’s opposition state ... [Published TCE Today - Jun 04 2014]
First reported May 28 2014 - Updated May 28 2014 - 1 reports

Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S. Can Regain Its Leadership

Event Information June 9, 20144:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event In 2010, the United States made history by becoming the first country to require all ... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - May 28 2014]

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"Land that used to cost between Ush3m and Ush5m five years ago now goes for about Ushs20m. On the boundaries of Hoima town you can get a good deal of land at about Ushs3m. We have a country where land business is not regulated" Banya narrated
"Africa's natural resource wealth rights belongs to the continent's citizens, but the citizens are being robbed of its benefits by revenue diversion, corruption, jobless growth and rising inequity" Kofi Annan, Africa Progress Panel, 26th September 2013

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PIAC’S SEVERE FINANCIAL CHALLENGES REMAINS [Published Spy Ghana - 18 hours ago]
Re-Oil Contracts Are Not Null And Void---ACEP [Published Modern Ghana - Aug 19 2014]
In Lebanon, RWI Launches Sixth Regional Knowled... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 12 2014]
Request for Proposals: Multi-Media Production f... [Published Revenue Watch Institute - Aug 08 2014]
Refinery Saga Setting a Bad Precedent [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 05 2014]
Sailing away from responsibility [Published Executive Magazine - Aug 04 2014]
Ghana loses $30 billion over bad oil deal [Published GhanaWeb - Aug 01 2014]
Petroleum Exploration And Production Bill 2013 ... [Published Modern Ghana - Jul 30 2014]
Private sector keen on gas local content [Published Daily News TSN - Jul 26 2014]
Jokowi confirmed as Indonesian election winner,... [Published Conversation AU - Jul 22 2014]
Sovereign Wealth Fund needs transparency, good ... [Published Daily News TSN - Jul 20 2014]
ND Ethics Law Potentially Broken on Petraeus Fr... [Published naked capitalism - Jun 13 2014]
EITI hopeful for transparent Malaysia [Published TCE Today - Jun 11 2014]
Transparency in Natural Resources: Why is the U... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jun 09 2014]
Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 09 2014]
Calls to boost Malaysia state oil royalties [Published TCE Today - Jun 04 2014]
Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - May 28 2014]
PAS calls for Petronas audit after Malaysia’s t... [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - May 29 2013]
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ND Ethics Law Potentially Broken on Petraeus Fr... [Published naked capitalism - Jun 13 2014]
Yves here. Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog has done important original reporting and uncovered what could be impermissible dealings between North Dakota officials and David Petraeus, in his role as emissary for one of private equity’s best-known players, KKR. ...
Transparency in Natural Resources: Why is the U... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jun 09 2014]
Back in August 2012, when the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued detailed rules under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act, I was among those who commented that it was a huge step toward transparency in the oil, gas and mining industries, ...
Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S... [Published Brookings Latest From Brookings - Jun 09 2014]
Event Information June 9, 20144:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event In 2010, the United States made history by becoming the first country to require all ...
Transparency and Natural Resources: How the U.S... [Published Brookings Upcoming Events - May 28 2014]
Event Information June 9, 20144:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT Falk AuditoriumBrookings Institution1775 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W.Washington, DC 20036 Register for the Event In 2010, the United States made history by becoming the first country to require all ...
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