The Australian oil and gas company Santos has become an EITI Supporting Company. It is the 41st company to express its support of the EITI on the international level.
The gold mining company Oxus Gold is the 39th extractive company to become an international-level EITI Supporting Company.
On 26 January the Government of Japan hosted the conference “Emerging Trends toward Responsible Natural Resource Development”.
The Iraq Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (IEITI) hosted a seminar for all its oil operators and buyers in Dubai on 6-7 June. Around 20 companies from Asia, Europe, America, and Africa, participated in the seminar which, for many of them, was a first introduction to the EITI process.