EU fails to agree oil, gas anti-corruption law

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

The law is part of efforts to end poverty in resource-rich nations and follows similar legislation passed in the United States.

Papua New Guinea considering EITI implementation

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Jonas Moberg said he was encouraged by the O’Neill/Dion Government’s commitment in a media conference at the US Embassy yesterday. That was right after his meeting with PNG Prime Minister Peter O’Neill.

UK Prime Minister Cameron and Afghan Minister of Mines Shahrani talks transparency

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Afghan Minister of Mines Shahrani confirms commitment to transparency and accountability.

EITI board raises bar on global standards to report natural resource revenues

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Under the new guidelines, governments that want the EITI’s global seal of approval will be required to reveal project-by-project how much companies pay for the right to prospect for and extract oil, gas and minerals.

NEITI to audit utilisation of 13% derivation funds

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Nigeria EITI has said its new fiscal allocation and statutory disbursement audit exercise covering 2007 to 2011 will examine the issues surrounding the controversial 13 per cent oil derivation allocations to benefitting states.

Claims Nigeria has lost about US $50 billion to illicit gold mining

Thursday, February 28, 2013

In two years, Nigeria has lost about N8 trillion ($50 billion) to illicit gold mining activities, the Nigerian Federal Government has said.

LEITI Launches High School Program Today

Monday, February 25, 2013

The program, branded "e-Club", will enable participating schools and students to access knowledge and relevant information on issues relative to the management of Liberia's natural resources.

George Osborne: why I am committed to global tax reform

Sunday, February 17, 2013

The principles for governing tax have barely changed in 100 years. Now's the time, says the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer.

Ghana to set up oil & gas information center

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

The Ghana government in collaboration with the International Development Association is to establish Oil and gas Information Resource Centre (IRC).

Avoiding the Curse of the Oil-Rich Nations

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Tina Rosenberg from the NYT investigates how resource rich nations can avoid the curse.