Liberia’s Draft Petroleum Policy Paper: Five vital improvements

Global Witness
Global Witness
Publication Date:
1 October 2012
Liberia, Governance, Petroleum, International Organizations and Africa

The latest draft of Liberia's Petroleum Policy Paper (received 6 July 2012) marks a significant step forward for the development of a new framework to manage the country's oil. However, while the policy contains a number of encouraging provisions, several sections require clarification or changes to ensure that future oil revenues are managed properly.


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