Petroleum Resource Management in Africa: Lessons from Ten Years of Oil and Gas Production in Ghana (2022)


SKU: 9783030830533
Editor: Acheampong, Theophilus Kojo Stephens, Thomas
Publication Date: 05/04/2023
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Binding: Paperback
Media: Book
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This book explores Ghana’s newfound oil wealth and how the revenues it generates can be used to produce inclusive economic growth and development. Comparisons are made with neighboring countries, including Nigeria, Angola, and Equatorial Guinea, to highlight how petroleum resources can create jobs, increase research and development skills, and generate government revenue to invest in local services and infrastructure. The impact of global developments, such as the 2014-16 oil slump and innovation within the industry, are also covered.

Petroleum Resource Management in Africa to provide policy suggestions and an operational framework for other petroleum producing countries. It will be of interest to academics and policymakers interested in resource and development economics.