According to the bank document, the proposed project objective is to assist the government to implement extractives sector reforms and operationalize mining and gas sector development opportunities.
Key outcomes include:
Further modernizing the legal and institutional framework for private sector-led gas development and for delivery of a stable supply of treated gas for power generation and for domestic, industrial, and commercial uses.
Legal, regulatory and fiscal acts, prepared, approved and implemented by the appropriate sector ministries and regulatory agencies.
Staff of petroleum sector management institutions (AGE and APA) trained to operationalize and oversee (regulate, manage and monitor legal/regulatory/contractual compliance) in the sector.
Improved transparency, public understanding and oversight of the GoA’s hydrocarbons resources management.
Formal environmental and safety inspections based on good international practice for the rehabilitation of existing natural gas processing and transmission infrastructure
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