How wealthy is Mozambique after the discovery of coal and gas? Measuring wealth in Mozambique using the wealth accounting framework

World Bank | Document | 2014

The objective of this policy note is to inform policy discussions around the management of natural resources in Mozambique and reforms needed to translate natural capital into other forms of capital. Experience shows that the quality of governance and institutional capability are a key for countries...


Oil, Gas, and Mining : A Sourcebook for Understanding the Extractive Industries

World Bank | Document | 2017

Oil, Gas, and Mining: A Sourcebook for Understanding the Extractive Industries provides developing countries with a technical understanding and practical options around oil, gas, and mining sector development issues. A central premise of the Sourcebook is that good technical knowledge can better in...


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...


Oil in Uganda: Hard bargaining and complex politics in East Africa

The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies | Document | 2015

This report by the Oxford Energy Institute discusses the politics of oil exploitation in Uganda. From 2006 onward, a series of oil discoveries put Uganda on the global energy map. These were the largest onshore oil finds in sub-Saharan Africa in over two decades, and part of an oil and gas surge i...


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


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...


Africa and Natural Resources: Managing Natural Resources for Sustainable Growth

Oxford Centre for the Analysis of Resource Rich Economies | Document | 2007

After an overview of the stylised facts about Africa’s natural resources, this paper discusses the problems and challenges facing the management of natural resources in Africa. It highlights the paradox of plenty, which is that many resource-rich countries in Africa have bad growth performance. They...


Ghana (Local Content and Local Participation) Regulations 2013

Republic of Ghana | Document | 2013

"The Ghana (Local Content and Local Participation) Regulations is a 2013 set of legally binding regulations (law) that stipulates that Ghanaians should be prioritised in terms of employment in the petroleum industry, and should benefit from the country's resources. Eleve official objectives of the ...


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...


East Africa Gas - Potential for Export

The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies | Document | 2013

This report discusses the development of new offshore gas in Mozambique and Tanzania. It concludes that the speed and volume of LNG exports from Mozambique and Tanzania will be a function, not only of the amount of gas, but also of domestic politics and policies, the economics of the proposed export...


Blessing or Curse? The rise of mineral dependence among low- and middle-income countries

Oxford Policy Management (OPM) | Document | 2011

This report, produced by Oxford Policy Management’s Extractive Industries team, analyses the recent evolution of mineral dependence among low- and middle-income countries, including their relative vulnerability to the resource curse. The analysis reveals that there has been a strong increase in min...


Spotlight on publications: extractive industry investment policies

Evidence and lessons from Latin America (ELLA) | Document | 2016

Many Latin American countries are rich with natural resources like oil, gas and minerals, and they have a wealth of experience to share in terms of the investment policies they have pursued to develop their extractive industries.This selection of publications highlights key resources documenting and...


Evidence-based Reflections on Natural Resource Governance and Corruption in Africa

Natural Resource Governance Institute | Document | 2015

This book chapter by NRGI President Daniel Kaufmann investigates natural resource governance and corruption in Africa. Mr. Kaufmann’s contribution consists of a comparative empirical exploration of governance in Africa, with a particular focus on the challenges in managing natural resources such as ...


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...


Uganda Strengthening the Management of the Oil & Gas Sector

Republic of Uganda and the Government of Norway | Document | 2010

Uganda Strengthening the Management of the Oil & Gas Sector, being a Programme report developed through collaboration between the Republic of Uganda and, via a Development Programme, in Co-operation with the Government of Norway. The Norwegian-funded Programme for “Strengthening the State Administra...


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...


China's Loan's for Oil: Asset or Liability

Oxford Institute for Energy Studies | Document | 2016

This paper investigates China’s loans to other countries in exchange for oil. Beijing has sought to hedge against supply disruptions and ensure a steady flow of oil supplies by supporting its national oil companies’ (NOCs) investments in oil and gas fields overseas, as well as by offering loans to p...


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...


Petroleum Policy Topic

Adam Smith International | Document | 2017

This document is the PDF version of the "Petroleum Policy" Topic page on the Extractives Hub, which can also be found here - https://beta.extractiveshub.org/topic/view/ID/34.