A strategist at Indonesia’s Special Taskforce for Upstream Oil and Gas Business Activities (SKK Migas) discusses how crude oil production in the country—a pioneer in production sharing contracts and in the commercialization of liquefied natural gas—has been on a downward trend since reaching peak production in 1994.
Indonesian mining contracts and licenses — the documents detailing the government’s agreements with companies for the exploitation of minerals — remain out of public view despite legislation and court orders that support their publication.
The Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI) has been moving toward “mainstreaming,” with implementing countries transitioning away from standalone EITI reports in favor of meeting EITI requirements via routine and publicly accessible government and company reporting.
One of the drivers of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative's inception over fifteen years ago was the need to address corruption. Here, NRGI president and CEO Daniel Kaufmann offers evidence-based ideas for how EITI can better meet that goal.
A l’occasion de la fête nationale de la Guinée le 02 Octobre 2019 qui marque le 61e anniversaire de l’indépendance du pays, le Président de la République, Pr Alpha Condé, a réaffirmé dans son adresse à la nation son engagement pour la transparence dans la gestion des revenus miniers destinés aux collectivités locales.
An NRGI staff member recently spoke with Austrade about developments in the Myanmar's mining sector. Their conversation focused on Myanmar’s challenges in attracting foreign investment to generate government revenue while ensuring the sector’s environmental and social impacts are properly managed.