The 4th EITI Global Conference ended on a high note with a large number of new endorsements and commitments. During the final session of the EITI conference all stakeholders were invited to address the assembly. A number of EITI candidate countries re-affirmed their commitment to implementing the EITI. H.E. Samir Sharifov, Minister of Finance Azerbaijan,the first EITI Compliant country, stated that "we are ready to share our experiences and expertise with other countries."
Albania, Burkina Faso, Mozambique and Zambia have now become EITI Candidate countries. This was announced by the EITI Board at its meeting in Washington DC. With these four new countries, 30 countries are now implementing the EITI, further bolstering EITI as the standard for transparent management of revenues from the oil, gas and mining sectors.
Albania has published its first EITI report on government revenues and company payments made in 2009 from the country’s oil, gas, and mining sector. Total government revenues reported amount to US$ 33 million in 2009. In addition to the National Oil Company, Albpetrol, all the other eight companies operating in Albania’s expanding oil and gas sector reported. Of these companies only two were in the production phase,
The country's 2010 EITI Report just published.
There are now 21 countries that are EITI Compliant.
EITI in Albania is seeking consulting services from an Independent Administrator / Reconciler.
New course charted as the country publishes new EITI Report.
Extractive sector reform gains more traction as oil and gas industry grows.
The Albanian Ministry of Energy and Industry is seeking consulting services for an EITI scoping study for the Hydroenergy sector. Please see the request for expressions of interest for more information.
Please note that the deadline is 12 January 2015.
The Albanian EITI Secretariat has published a call for tender to assist the country with developing a revenue management plan. Please see the following link: http://www.albeiti.org/request-for-expression-of-interest-consulting-services-firms-selection/
Please note that the deadline is 6 October 2014.