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Nigeria’s EITI provides evidence of an oil and gas industry in flux. According to the Nigerian Ministry of Petroleum Resources, 78 of Nigeria's 159 oil fields are located in the Niger Delta region (as seen from space in the image above).

As complex as it is large

Nigeria’s oil and gas sector is undergoing significant changes, battered by both global and domestic shifts. As a pioneer in the EITI globally, Nigeria’s EITI has long highlighted some of the significant leakages in the sector,

In spite of the ongoing political, financial and security crisis, Iraq continues to publish data that could be used to inform the political debate.

The Board meets in Oslo, Norway

Blog of day 1: Leading the way in beneficial ownership and commodity trading.Blog of day 2: Key decisions on assessing EITI progress in implementing countries.

The international Board of the EITI, the global standard for natural resource governance, is meeting in Oslo, Norway on 1 and 2 June. 

First time report contains information on who SOCAR's trading partners are.

Australia has announced that it will join the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI), the international standard for increased transparency and accountability in the oil, gas and mining sectors.

In a joint statement, the Minister for Foreign Affairs Julie Bishop and the Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg said:

Burkina Faso may be losing out on millions of dollars from gold.

What role does the EITI play in revealing hidden owners?

The EITI is a standard for countries with oil, gas and minerals. The 51 EITI countries require all companies extracting oil, gas and minerals to publish what they pay in taxes and royalties and the government commits itself to publish what it receives, including other key information about the sector. The findings from early implementation concluded that such reporting was a good start, but that it was not enough.

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