NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann has published a "commodity note" op-ed in the Financial Times regarding the United States government decision to cease its implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
NRGI set out to collect total oil, gas and mining revenue data for the countries included in the Resource Governance Index to find out how many dollars flow to governments that mismanage the handling of their natural resources.
What’s next for Latin American civil society as the supercycle of high commodity prices recedes in the rear-view mirror? And what are the most interesting trends in the extractives sector in the region?
Carole Nakhle, an NRGI advisory council member, founder and director of London-based advisory, research and training company Crystol Energy, and founder of Access for Women in Energy, shared her impressions of the global hydrocarbons market, as well as some thoughts on key producers in the Middle East and North Africa, in this interview.
In most countries, national governments negotiate extraction contracts with companies and collect the revenues, but it is those closest to the extraction site that see their physical and economic landscape change most dramatically.