Petroleum Institutions


1. Institutional Design in Low-Capacity Oil Hotspots produced by the Revenue Watch Insitute in April 2012

This paper focuses on low capacity countries that are increasingly being courted by investors seeking access to petroleum resources. The analysis focuses on the decision about what type of governance model a state should construct to promote effective management of the oil sector and the advancement of key national interests, in particular on the division of responsibilities among the public bodies charged with managing the sector.

2. Petroleum Resource Management: The role of institutional frameworks and fiscal regimes in value creation: A Comparative Analysis for Norway and Nigeria written by Shweta Jadhav (Norwegian School of Commerce and HEC)

The paper studies the factors that create, affect and negate value creation for Norway and Nigeria in a qualitative sense to restrict the scope of the paper. The paper presents a comparative study of gauging the factors for each country in its respective context of creating value in the petroleum industry.

3. Chapter 6 of the EI Sourcebook: Sector Organizations and Insitutions produced by the EI Sourcebook (partnership of the World Bank and the Centre for Energy, Petroleum, and Mineral Law and Policy (CEPMLP) at the University of Dundee)

This chapter of the EI Sourcebook introduces the main types of organizations involved in the resource extraction process as well as their respective roles.