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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.

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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's Mining Code approved on 9 September, 2011.

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This paper reports that oil-exporting states are eager to mitigate the negative economic and political spillover effects heavy reliance on oil revenues can bring about, and provides a dataset to assist oil states in managing their wealth wisely.


An Act to establish the principles of Norwegian state ownership of all subsea petroleum within national borders.

A framework describing the key steps in the develpment of natural resources, from planning and extraction, to processing and sale, and through to the ultimate uses of the revenues.