Category Archives: Extractive Industries

Emerging Economies: Transparency and Accountability in the Extractive Industries Working Paper Series

Revenue Watch Institute & Transparency & Accountability Initiative. 28 November 2012 Emerging economies, their governments and their companies, are playing an increased role in oil, gas and mining production –…

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Can Transparency Transform Mineral Wealth into Well-being?

Revenue Watch Institute. 29 November 2012 Revenue Watch Institute deputy director Antoine Heuty spoke about mineral wealth in the Maghreb at a seminar in Barcelona on 30 November 2012, sponsored by…

Revenue Watch Institute’s Work in Guinea

Revenue Watch has advised the Government of Guinea since early 2011 on various elements of its mining sector reform. RWI was one of several advisors to the Ministry of Mines…

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Guinea, Making Contracts Public for Greater Transparency, Accountability – Revenue Watch Institute

15 February 2013 NEW YORK/CONAKRY, Guinea—The government of Guinea’s online publication today of its contracts with mining companies brings significant transparency to the most important part of the country’s economy and advances…

African Leadership Network: Mining Sneaking To The Front

By ALN | Published: AUGUST 21, 2012 Unlike the rest of the continent of Africa, Ethiopia was never colonized by a European power. The consequence for mining is that Ethiopia is also one of…

Global Witness: Shell and ENI’s billion dollar payment for Nigerian oil project could fall foul of anti-corruption laws

12th November 2012 New information suggests that the US$1.1 billion paid by Shell and the Italian energy company ENI for a Nigerian oil block could fall foul of anti-corruption legislation…

Global Witness: South Sudan’s new laws offer a blueprint for a transparent oil sector

The report, ‘Blueprint for Prosperity: How South Sudan’s new laws hold the key to a transparent and accountable oil sector,’ outlines the major opportunities and challenges the government faces in…

Global Witness: Transparency Matters: Disclosure of payments to governments by Chinese extractive companies

Transparency Matters: Disclosure of payments to governments by Chinese extractive companies presents a rigorous assessment of the tax payments made by Shanghai-listed extractive companies to governments in resource-rich countries in 2010 and…

PWYP: Mobilising natural resource revenues for development

Governance of natural resources has climbed the development agenda for a decade. This trend will continue into 2013 and beyond for three main reasons. Read article: http://www.publishwhatyoupay.org/newsroom/blog/mobilising-natural-resource-revenues-development