Natural Resource Charter

Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) | Document | 2014

The Natural Resource Charter is a set of principles for governments and societies on how to best harness the opportunities created by extractive resources for development. It is not a recipe or blueprint for the policies and institutions countries must build, but instead provides the ingredients suc...


Energy Charter

International Energy Charter | URL | 2016

In a world of increasing interdependence between net exporters and importers of energy, it is widely recognised that multilateral rules can provide a more balanced and efficient framework for international cooperation than is offered by bilateral agreements alone or by non-legislative instruments. T...


Raw Talks: Paul Stevens, End of an Oil Era?

Raw Talks | youtube | 2017

This succinct account of some of the factors underlying petroleum economics may be of value to sector decision makers and stakeholders


Turning Zimbabwe's Natural Capital into Wealth

Centre for Natural Resource Governance (CNRG) | Document | 2013

This is a discussion paper that aims to offer constructive advice and alternatives on how Zimbabwe can strengthen the governance of its extractive sector for the benefit of its people in the short to medium term. The paper also calls on local, regional and international stakeholders to collaborate e...


Institutional and Regulatory Assessment of the Extractive Industries in Myanmar: Executive Summary

The World Bank | Document | 2015

This report provides a baseline institutional and regulatory assessment of the oil and gas, mining (including jade and gemstones) and the hydropower sectors in Myanmar. This report is the first in-depth study of the context within which EITI will be implemented in Myanmar, and can inform broader eff...


International Centre for Energy Arbitration

ICEA | URL | 2016

The International Centre for Energy Arbitration is a joint venture between the Centre for Energy Petroleum Mineral Law and Policy at the University of Dundee and the Scottish Arbitration Centre, whose mission is to research attitudes and trends in dispute resolution in the energy sector, to facilita...


Accountability through Active Citizenship: Improving Petroleum Governance in Ghana, Mozambique and Tanzania - Mid-Term Report Brief

Oxfam America | Document | 2016

This mid-term assessment report on the Accountability through Active Citizenship: Improving Petroleum Governance in Ghana, Mozambique & Tanzania program finds positive results overall, with pronounced developments in strengthening the capacity and role of the media in Ghana and Mozambique. In Tanzan...


Kenya: An African oil upstart in transition

The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies | Document | 2014

This paper analyses the opportunities and risks facing Kenya’s oil industry and its role as a regional oil transport hub. In late March 2012, Kenya entered the East African oil scene with a surprising splash. After decades of unsuccessful on-and-off exploration by international oil companies, Tull...


Mozambique’s LNG revolution: A political risk outlook for the Rovuma LNG ventures

The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies | Document | 2014

This report contains a political risk outlook for Mozambique's Rovuma LNG ventures. Mozambique has a set of basic political and legislative components – including a basic legal framework for hydrocarbons ventures – that may facilitate the development of LNG production, if not by 2018, then probabl...


Ethiopia - Oil and gas sector development : support for review and update of policy and regulatory framework - final report

World Bank | Document | 2016

The objectives of this report are to provide a comprehensive review of the current policy of the Government of Ethiopia (GoE) towards the oil and natural gas sector and to evaluate the regulatory framework in terms of good international practice. The oil and gas sector in Ethiopia, currently at a ve...


Institutional and Regulatory Assessment of the Extractive Industries in Myanmar (Vol. 2): Main Report

The World Bank | URL | 2015

This report provides a baseline institutional and regulatory assessment of the oil and gas, mining (including jade and gemstones) and the hydropower sectors in Myanmar. This report is the first in-depth study of the context within which EITI will be implemented in Myanmar, and can inform broader eff...


The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, the World Trade Organization, and Regional Trade Agreements

Melaku Geboye Desta | Document | 2003

Given OPEC’s pivotal role as the forum for the negotiation and regulation of petroleum supplies—and ultimately of prices—and the role of the WTO as the foremost forum of negotiations and regulation of trade in virtually all tradable items at large, there is ample room for a series of complex issues ...


Hypothetical Scottish Shares of North Sea Hydrocarbon Revenues

Professor Alexander G. Kemp and Linda Stephen | Document | 2013

The Scottish economy has benefited enormously from the exploitation of oil and gas from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Thus the exploration, development and operating expenditures required for production and processing are to a considerable extent located in Scotland. They have made a major contri...


Protecting the Cornerstone: Assessing the Governance of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Multi-Stakeholder Groups

MSI Integrity | Document | 2015

This report features the results from a comprehensive assessment by MSI Integrity of national-level multi-stakeholder groups (MSG) governance practices in the EITI. Beyond reviewing governance documentation, MSI Integrity also examined the actual governance practices of 15 countries through a combin...


Afghan Ministry of Mines and Petroleum

Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan | URL | 2017

This is the official website of the Ministry of Mines and Petroleum of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. The Ministry of Mines and Petroleum is headquartered in Kabul with regional offices in other parts of the country. Afghanistan has over 1400 mineral fields, containing barite, chromite, coal, ...


Ministry of Energy and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan (Website)

Republic of Tajikistan | URL | 2017

This is the website of the Ministry of Energy and Industry of the Republic of Tajikistan, which is the central Ministry for all petroleum, coal and other forms of energy generation, distrubution and retail in Tajikistan.


Petroleum Institutions Topic

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This document is the PDF version of the "Petroleum Institutions" Topic page on the Extractives Hub, which can also be found here - https://beta.extractiveshub.org/topic/view/ID/31.


State Participation in Oil, Gas and Mining

Natural Resource Governance Institute | Document | 2015

This briefing gives an overview of the different structures of state participation and an introduction to the governance/management of state-owned enterprises (SOEs). Furthermore, it offer questions and strategies for effective parliamentary oversight of SOEs. State participation in oil, gas and min...


Ghana National Petroleum Authority Act 2005

Republic of Ghana | Document | 2005

This Act provides for the establishment and the function of the National Petroleum Authority, a new Ghanaian statutory body. It was set up to regulate, oversee and monitor the Ghanaian petroleum industry, and in the policy context of a drive for greater efficiency, growth and stakeholder satisfactio...


Considerations for Indonesia’s New Government: Structuring Petroleum-Sector Institutions

Natural Resource Governance Institute and Universitas Gadjah Mada | Document | 2014

This brief builds on Gadjah Mada University’s expertise on oil-sector institutions in Indonesia and NRGI’s global research on oil-sector administrative structure and national oil company management, to share: pros and cons of various institutional models under consideration by Indonesian officials, ...