Resource Center

Dodd-Frank

Final U.S. rules under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank act, setting mandatory reporting requirements for company oil and mining payments to governments.

Uganda

The Petroleum (Refining, Gas Processing and Conversion, Transportation and Storage) Bill, 2012, will govern downstream activities.

Uganda

Part VII of the Public Finance Bill, 2012, spells out procedures for petroleum revenue management.

Uganda

The Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill, 2012, will govern upstream petroleum activities, including procedures for licensing, environmental safeguards, transparency rules and the government’s institutional set-up.

Sierra Leone

This NACE guide offers basic advice on policy decision-making for parliamentarians charged with management of Sierra Leone's mineral resources.

Ghana

This guide provides basic information for parliamentarians exercising oversight of the emerging oil and gas sector in Ghana to ensure that good governance prevails in the sector.

Open Government Partnership

A PowerPoint document giving an overview of the multilateral Open Government Partnership and highlighting governments' opportunities related to oil, gas and mining.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is rich in minerals which could contribute significantly to the development of the country. This report clearly illustrates that this is not sufficiently the case due to limited tax and royalty contributions from mining companies.

Resource Center

Until a legal framework is in place, signing up for exploration licences in Iraq and Kurdistan remains a huge political risk.

Ghana

A colelction of contracts, deeds of assignment and the unitization agreement from Ghana's Jubilee Field, as published by Kosmos Energy and Tullow Oil.

Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC's published mining contracts approved/signed after 2008 government renegotiations.

Resource Center

These legislative proposals, adopted in October 2011, would require EU-based companies to disclose their payments to governments for oil, gas, minerals and logging on a country-by-country and per project basis.

Nigeria

This background paper from the Center for Global Development's "Oil to Cash Initiative" considers the implications of allocating a share of Nigeria’s oil wealth directly to citizens of the Niger Delta.

Resource Center

In this working paper from the Center for Global Development, Johnny West says Iraq’s oil industry has an opportunity to introduce an oil dividend based on expanding production.

Guinea

Guinea's Mining Code approved on 9 September, 2011.

Sierra Leone
Dodd-Frank

RWI of oil, gas and mining company listings on 35 global stock exchanges.

EITI

Azerbaijan's 2010 EITI report, carried out by independent accounting firm Moore Stephens, for the year ended 31 December 2010.

This paper from Bishop Stephen Munga of Tanzania highlights the inherent policy challenges of equitable taxation in a context of growth and development.

Vietnam

A new study on Vietnam's natural resource sectors explores the country's oil, gas and mining industries and the possibilities for joining EITI.

Peru

This document regulates the application of the right to prior consultation for indigenous peoples within Peru's extractive industries.

Nigeria

This 2011 law guarantees Nigerian citizens access to public information kept by the government, public institutions and private bodies carrying out public functions or spending public funds.

Equatorial Guinea

This report from EG Justice highlights the importance of full civil society participation in Equatorial Guinea's EITI process.

A presentation by RWI on based on analysis of EITI reports from 23 different countries.

A presentation by RWI on based on analysis of EITI reports from 23 different countries.