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Ghana to pump first oil on December 17, 2010?

A deputy Minister of Information has said Ghana will become an oil producing country on December 17, 2010 when the first commercial production of oil begins at the Jubilee oil field. The Reuters news service citing a deputy Minister of…

Ghanaians urged to make oil discovery a blessing

Alhaji Issahaque Salia, Upper West Regional Minister, has appealed to Ghanaians to be collectively committed to make the oil discovery a blessing for all. He urged Ghanaians to put their minds to a task as a people, and eschew petty…

Ghana expects GH¢584m from oil in 2011

Ghana expects oil revenue of GH¢584 million to accrue to the national budget in 2011, the Minister of Finance, Dr. Kwabena Duffuor has said in the 2011 Budget statement presented to Parliament Thursday November 18, 2010. The amount he…

Petroleum bills generate argument in parliament

The Majority and Minority in parliament, on Friday, debated over which of the two petroleum bills; the Petroleum Management Bill and the Petroleum Exploration and Production Bill, should be passed first. Mr Cletus Apul Avoka, Leader of…