With the ninth-largest proven oil reserves in the world, Libya has all the resources it needs to become the richest country per capita in North Africa. But if current trends continue, the nation of 6.5 million may well go bankrupt by 2018.
The third summer school on extractive industries governance organized by the Francophone Africa Hub took place from August 12-23, 2013, at the Catholic University of Central Africa in Yaoundé, Cameroon. Thirty four participants attended the course.
In July 2010, Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Act was signed into United States law. A landmark step for transparency, the law requires oil and mining companies registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to publicly report how much they pay governments for natural resources...
Dr. Keith Myers, the co-founder of Richmond Energy Partners, led a Revenue Watch Institute workshop on oil and gas governance for members of Ghana's parliament last October. The training was part of RWI's ongoing parliamentary project, created in partnership with the Parliamentary Centre.