Latin America’s State-Run Oil Giants Are Struggling
The Economist used NRGI's National Oil Company Database to analyze the performance of state-run oil companies in Latin America, finding that they face significant and diverse challenges.
With contributions from NRGI, the International Monetary Fund overhauled one of its main tools for promoting voluntary transparency among its members to include a new pillar covering natural resource revenue transparency. This is the latest in a series of "NRGI Impact" stories, which highlight some of the organization's contributions to resource governance.
Oil Companies That Are 'Too Big to Fail'
"Given the importance of national oil companies, increasing accountability today is a must for governments hoping to avoid bailouts tomorrow," Patrick Heller writes in a Financial Times commentary drawing on the National Oil Company Database.
Will Extractive Companies Move Away from Corruption-Prone Intermediaries?
As companies revisit use of high-risk third parties, they should consider eliminating certain types of agents, NRGI advisor Alexandra Gillies writes.
NRGI in the news and on the web
Uganda's Gold Boom Leaves Small-scale Miners Behind
Al Jazeera English
La Guinée au défi de la bonne gouvernance minière
Tanzania Now Set to Disclose Mining Contracts
The Citizen (Tanzania)
Insights on Incentives: Tax Competition in Mining
Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development
Modelling for Sustainable Development: New Decisions for a New Age
International Institute for Sustainable Development
Who Owns What? Putting a Face to the Name
Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative blog
Equatorial Guinea: Leading Human Rights Organization Forced to Shut Down, Despite Government Pledge to Improve Civil Society Participation and Join Global Oil and Gas Accountability Initiative
Publish What You Pay
Extensive Review of 130 Oil Contracts Exposes Inferiority of Guyana & ExxonMobil’s PSA
Kaieteur News (Guyana)