Expert staff from the Natural Resource Governance Institute will be speaking at a variety of sessions and events during the 2019 EITI Global Conference in Paris this month. Plan your time at the conference using this guide.
A BBC investigation has concluded that a recent oil deal in Senegal showed signs of the potential for controversy and possible corruption. As a result, a businessman dogged by ethics questions will walk away with hundreds of millions. What can we learn from this unfortunate turn of events?
In many oil-producing countries, the national oil company (NOC) sells vast quantities of the state’s oil and gas. The sale of a state’s non-renewable natural resource endowment is often a revenue stream that can have a significant impact on a country’s national budget and development. The authors of this briefing use data from NRGI’s new National Oil Company database to examine the governance and corruption risks posed by NOCs' oil sales activities.