The authors of this paper examine Tunisia’s upstream petroleum fiscal regime, considering the government’s policy priority of reversing a decade-long decline in reserves and production. They make recommendations for creating a vibrant petroleum industry to support the local economy, reducing the country’s increasing dependence on imports, attracting investment and boosting exploration activity.
The Tanzanian government and a consortium of companies are negotiating the regulatory terms for a game-changing LNG project. In this brief, the authors update a previous analysis of some of the key decisions that will be made in the negotiation and their potential impact on whether the project proceeds and the levels of revenues that it could generate for the government.
There is a reasonable chance that foreign investment in the LNG project will not happen under current conditions. If the project does proceed, the government revenues it generates are unlikely to be transformative.
The authors of this report undertook a review of existing practices in measuring environmental and social impacts of extraction. Additionally, they have collated information on various tools, frameworks and standards into a database, the Tool Explorer, that allows users to search for tools based on their interest or needs.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has overhauled one of its main tools for promoting voluntary transparency among its members to include a new pillar covering natural resource revenue transparency.
La République démocratique du Congo a promulgué le code minier révisé le 9 mars 2018 et son règlement minier le 8 juin 2018. Ce nouveau cadre législatif contient plusieurs avancées et innovations qui, adéquatement appliquées, peuvent significativement améliorer la gouvernance du secteur minier et apporter d’importantes retombées économiques et sociales aux citoyens.