The EITI, NOCs and the sale of the government’s oil

Published Date: 
March, 2015
Publisher: 
EITI

A brief on how the EITI can be a tool for improving transparency in the oil trading business.

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This paper provides an overview of EITI reporting by state-owned, National Oil Companies (NOC) and oil traders. It sets out the importance of transparency and accountability in the “first trade” i.e. the sale of oil by NOC to oil trading companies. In many resource-rich countries, the largest revenue streams accruing to government are a share of production, received “in-kind” rather than in cash. 

The EITI & Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining

Published Date: 
October, 2007
Publisher: 
EITI

This report summarises observations made in the North Kivu province of the DRC, with respect to a possible implementation of the EITI in employment-intensive artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM).

Nicholas Garrett, Global Agency, 2007

EITI Impact in Africa

Published Date: 
December, 2010
Publisher: 
EITI

This report presents examples from stakeholders on the ground in Africa, which illustrate how the EITI process has generated positive changes in the extractive sectors.

These changes have been relating to trust building, governance, economic management, civil society engagement and improved business environment. The EITI has been growing strongly over the last two years and there are now 32 countries implementing the EITI around the world. Of these 32 countries, 20 are in Sub Saharan Africa,

Case Study: Nigeria EITI - Making transparency count, uncovering billions

Published Date: 
May, 2012
Publisher: 
EITI

Nigeria is among the top 10 oil producers in the world and the leading producer in Africa. Meanwhile, valuable lodes of aluminum, gold, tin, iron ore, coal, niobium, lead, and zinc mean Nigeria is benefitting handsomely from the global commodities boom. But, accountability has been weak for decades and public services are weaker still. Over half of all Nigerians – 70 million people – live in poverty.

EITI Publications list

Published Date: 
September, 2009
Publisher: 
EITI

The EITI International Secretariat has during the last two years developed a wide range of publications and materials in several different languages about the EITI. This sheet provides an overview of the material that is currently available to all stakeholders.

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