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FG intensifies transparency drive in NNPC, probes crude swap deal

7 July 2015
Against the backdrop of the present administration’s effort to optimize available resources for developmental projects in the country, the Federal Government has beamed its searchlight on the crude oil swap deal of the NNPC, with a view to ensuring ...

Ethiopia to join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

7 July 2015
Ethiopia has reportedly been working to fulfill the necessary requirements which would enable it to become a full member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).
6 July 2015
The International Secretariat in Oslo is seeking to fill three positions.
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FG’s NNPC probe drive: Matters arising

6 July 2015
The inaugural meeting of the National Economic Council in Abuja last Monday is very revealing in two fundamental respects. First, both the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NPCC) and Office of the Accountant General of the Federation, acting ...

Moves to Strengthen Equatorial Guinea Oil Sector

6 July 2015
The Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced new government appointments and mergers of key internal departments that will streamline its operations and contribute to an overall improvement of governance in Equatorial ...

SEC officials cut to size

6 July 2015
Swaziland Electricity Company officials were left with an egg on the face when Lubombo chiefs stopped them dead in their tracks as they attempted to force down a mining and electricity generation programme without consulting them.

Oil Spill - BP to Pay U.S.$18.7 Billion in 18 Years

6 July 2015
The Gulf Coast states and the United States Government have reached a tentative settlement with British oil company, BP, to pay about $18.7 billion over 18 years, to compensate for damages from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, state officials ...
6 July 2015
EITI seeking contributions.
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Nation Finalizing Preparations to Become Full Member of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

3 July 2015
Ethiopia has reportedly been working to fulfill the necessary requirements which would enable it to become a full member of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI).

EEITI Annual Activity Report Launched

3 July 2015
The 1st Ethiopian Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EEITI) annual activity report was launched here yesterday.

Directory of mining companies operating in Tajikistan set up

3 July 2015
A directory of mining companies operating in Tajikistan has been set up.
Source: http://news.tj/
2 July 2015
The EITI third regional conference in the Americas marks a new era for EITI in the region.
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2 July 2015
How transparency can enable a culture of dialogue and trust.
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2 July 2015
Governments, companies and civil society in the Americas are using the EITI Standard to address difficult questions.
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Mongolia and Myanmar upgrade relations with visit by President

1 July 2015
President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar U Thein Sein conducted a state visit to Mongolia from June 28 to 30, upon the invitation of President of Mongolia Ts.Elbegdorj. The counterparts parties agreed to cooperate on sharing experiences on ...

New appointments and mergers at Ministry of Mines Industry and Energy and GEPetrol will strengthen Equatorial Guinea oil sector

1 July 2015
The Ministry of Mines Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced new government appointments and mergers of key internal departments that will streamline its operations and contribute to an overall improvement of governance in Equatorial ...
29 June 2015 to 30 June 2015
The 6th Annual Responsible Extractives Summit a CSR forum for the mining, oil and gas industry. The conference brings...
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REVEALED: How Nigeria loses ₦50 Trillion annually from untapped natural resources

30 June 2015
Investigations have shown that federal, states and local governments are losing about ₦50 trillion annually from untapped resources that abound in the nation’s soil.

Dissolution Of NNPC Board Long Overdue, Timely –CISLAC

30 June 2015
THE Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Monday June 29, 2015 welcomed the Federal Government’s decision to dissolve the Board of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), insisting that it was not only long overdue and timely...

Neglect of Solid Minerals - Why Nigeria Remains Poor

30 June 2015
Economists, geologists and surveyors have long agreed that under the Nigerian soil are wealth and riches untold. But majority of Nigerians are wallowing in poverty. The Nigerian Extractive Industries and Transparency Initiative, NEITI report suggests ...

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