Category: Natural Resources

The Call for the Exhaustion of Local Remedies for the Resolution of Disputes Arising from the Extraction and Utilization of  Ghana’s Natural Resources.

The Call for the Exhaustion of Local Remedies for the Resolution of Disputes Arising from the Extraction and Utilization of Ghana’s Natural Resources.

Seth Ansong- January 27, 2020

Introduction When negotiating international contracts involving the extraction of natural resources, the parties (the Investor and the State) carefully consider their choice of governing law ... Read More

Finders Not Keepers: The Ownership of Minerals in Ghana

Finders Not Keepers: The Ownership of Minerals in Ghana

Selasi Kuwornu- January 24, 2019

Consider a scenario where you discover a gold nugget while digging your land for planting. Section 111 of the Minerals and Mining Act, 2006 (Act ... Read More

English Court Rejects Tullow’s Force Majeure Defence to Contract Termination

English Court Rejects Tullow’s Force Majeure Defence to Contract Termination

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- July 9, 2018

The Business and Property Courts of England and Wales in the case of Seadrill Ghana Limited v Tullow Ghana Limitedhas rejected a force majeure defence ... Read More

Understanding Ghana’s Mining Support Services Regime

Understanding Ghana’s Mining Support Services Regime

Eunice Yayra Loh- December 3, 2017

The mining industry comprises a number of players including mine support service providers. Mine support service providers provide support services to mineral right holders, including ... Read More

Ghana v. Côte d’Ivoire: What You Need to Know About the ITLOS’ Decision

Ghana v. Côte d’Ivoire: What You Need to Know About the ITLOS’ Decision

Jon K Amable- October 1, 2017

Last weekend’s judgment in the “Dispute concerning delimitation of the maritime boundary between Ghana and Côte d’Ivoire in the Atlantic Ocean” by the International Tribunal ... Read More

Update: Ghana-La Côte D’Ivoire Maritime Boundary Dispute

Update: Ghana-La Côte D’Ivoire Maritime Boundary Dispute

Samuel Alesu-Dordzi- September 21, 2017

On 23rd September 2017, the Special Chamber of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS) will deliver its judgment in the Dispute ... Read More

State Ownership of Minerals in Ghana

State Ownership of Minerals in Ghana

Eunice Yayra Loh- June 26, 2017

Source:www.azureviral.com Minerals are substances that occur naturally in the Earth’s crust. Minerals therefore form part of the land from which they are exploited. Legally, land ... Read More