Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) will be holding a two day training programme for relevant government and other public agencies on analysing petroleum contracts as a catalyst to combatting corruption in Ghana’s Oil and Gas Sector. The training is being organised as part of a STAR-Ghana sponsored project titled “Evidence-Based Advocacy on Implementation of the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan (NACAP) in the Oil and Gas Sector”.

Under the theme “Combatting Corruption in the Oil and Gas Sector in Ghana”, the objective of the workshop is to support capacity development in anti-corruption agencies and empower them to identify and check abuses in the oil and gas industry. It is also in response to the National Anti-Corruption Action Plan which recommends capacity development in State agencies responsible for checking corruption.
The training will cover fundamentals of the oil and gas industry, processes for awarding Petroleum Contracts and analysis of contractual obligations.

The details of the programme are as follows:
Date : Thursday 26th – Friday 27th June, 2014
Venue : MensVic Hotel, East-legon, Accra
Time : 9.00am prompt each day
The training programme will bring together selected representatives from some anti-corruption agencies in Ghana, including but not limited to the Commission on Human Rights and Administrative Justice (CHRAJ), the Ghana Police Service (GPS), the Financial Intelligence Unit, the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO), the Auditor-General department, the Ghana Integrity Initiative, the Ghana Anti-corruption Coalition, the Judicial Service of Ghana, Centre for Democratic Development and the Media.
For further information please contact the main ACEP office line on +233 (0) 302 900 730 ( or Ms. Kirsty Wissing on +233 (0) 505 785 980 (

Time: 9:00 am

Venue: MensVic Hotel, East-legon, Accra

Date: June 26, 2015 - June 27, 2015