Together with our partners at Global Witness, NRGI is recommending seven steps that stakeholders in Myanmar could take to implement the EITI beneficial ownership requirements in a way that increases the potential for concrete improvements in natural resource governance.
In many oil-producing countries, the government receives a physical share of production, and that oil is then typically sold by the national oil company (NOC). These trading transactions are currently subject to limited regulation and even fewer reporting requirements.
Disclosing contracts is one of the most important steps that Tunisia can take to promote transparency of its extractive sector. In Tunisia interest in contract disclosure has manifested itself in the advocacy positions of civil society organizations, debates in parliament and the country’s Open Government Partnership commitments. Contract transparency promotes...
This briefing argues that, currently subject to limited regulation and even fewer reporting requirements, companies engaged in physical commodity trading of oil, gas and minerals should be required to publicly report on their transactions with government entities.
Which types of information—and in which format—will be of use to communities closest to extractive sites? This paper is written for national and subnational policy makers and civil society organizations trying to improve transparency and governance of the extractive sector at the local level.
The government should disclose information about the whole chain of decisions, with a complete, complementary set of information. For instance, revenue data might be accompanied by information on the applicable tax rates and taxable income.