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Governance of the Petroleum Sector in an Emerging Developing Economy.

By: Appiah-Adu, Kwaku.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Farnham : Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2013Description: 1 online resource (341 p.).ISBN: 9781409463085.Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Governance of the Petroleum Sector in an Emerging Developing EconomyDDC classification: 658.4 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Contributors; 1 Introduction; Part I Turning Oil and Gas Wealth into Sustainable and Equitable Development; 2 Managing the Extractive Resource; 3 Revenue Management in the Oil and Gas Sector; 4 Ghana's Petroleum Revenue Management Law: A Social Contract for Good Economic Governance and Possi; 5 Risks in Gas-Power Project Financing; Part II Entrenching Transparency and Stakeholder Engagement; 6 Towards Good Governance in Ghana's Petroleum Sector
7 Civil Society and the Evolution of Accountability in the Petroleum Sector8 Can Ghana Avoid the Resource Curse?; Part III Effective Management of the Oil and Gas Sector; 9 Ghana's Present Legal Framework for Upstream Petroleum Production; 10 Petroleum Economics - Ghana's Petroleum Tax Regime and its Strategic Implications; 11 Maximizing National Development From the Oil and Gas Sector Through Local Value-Add: Extracting From an Extractive Industry; 12 Natural Gas as a Source for Downstream Industrial Development; Part IV Safeguarding Security and the Environment
13 Oil and Gas Issues: The Environment, Health and Safety, and Community Engagement14 Oil and Gas Security Issues; Part V Country-specific Models and Lessons for Ghana and Other African Oil-producing Nations; 15 The Trinidad and Tobago Model: Learnings for Ghana and Africa; 16 The Main Attributes of the Norwegian Approach; 17 The Norwegian Experience: Potential Lessons for Ghana and Other African Countries; 18 Conclusion; Index
Summary: Oil exploration in the developing world has been and continues to be a high profile and high risk activity, often featured in the media and widely debated. Using the perspective of Ghana and comparisons with countries such as Trinidad and Tobago, and Norway, the contributors, global experts in their respective fields, explore five critical areas and propose strategies for: turning oil and gas wealth into sustainable and equitable development; entrenching transparency and stakeholder engagement; effective management of the oil and gas sector; and for safeguarding security and the environment. C
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Cover; Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgments; About the Contributors; 1 Introduction; Part I Turning Oil and Gas Wealth into Sustainable and Equitable Development; 2 Managing the Extractive Resource; 3 Revenue Management in the Oil and Gas Sector; 4 Ghana's Petroleum Revenue Management Law: A Social Contract for Good Economic Governance and Possi; 5 Risks in Gas-Power Project Financing; Part II Entrenching Transparency and Stakeholder Engagement; 6 Towards Good Governance in Ghana's Petroleum Sector

7 Civil Society and the Evolution of Accountability in the Petroleum Sector8 Can Ghana Avoid the Resource Curse?; Part III Effective Management of the Oil and Gas Sector; 9 Ghana's Present Legal Framework for Upstream Petroleum Production; 10 Petroleum Economics - Ghana's Petroleum Tax Regime and its Strategic Implications; 11 Maximizing National Development From the Oil and Gas Sector Through Local Value-Add: Extracting From an Extractive Industry; 12 Natural Gas as a Source for Downstream Industrial Development; Part IV Safeguarding Security and the Environment

13 Oil and Gas Issues: The Environment, Health and Safety, and Community Engagement14 Oil and Gas Security Issues; Part V Country-specific Models and Lessons for Ghana and Other African Oil-producing Nations; 15 The Trinidad and Tobago Model: Learnings for Ghana and Africa; 16 The Main Attributes of the Norwegian Approach; 17 The Norwegian Experience: Potential Lessons for Ghana and Other African Countries; 18 Conclusion; Index

Oil exploration in the developing world has been and continues to be a high profile and high risk activity, often featured in the media and widely debated. Using the perspective of Ghana and comparisons with countries such as Trinidad and Tobago, and Norway, the contributors, global experts in their respective fields, explore five critical areas and propose strategies for: turning oil and gas wealth into sustainable and equitable development; entrenching transparency and stakeholder engagement; effective management of the oil and gas sector; and for safeguarding security and the environment. C

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