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As producing countries grapple with lower prices for oil and many other commodities, NRGI experts are exploring the challenges—and, in some cases, opportunities—of the new price landscape. Follow our analysis of the issue through op-eds, blog posts, and reports here.

EITI Featured Video

Azerbaijan is the first-ever country to be downgraded from “compliant” in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The country now has an opportunity to improve civic space and enable its EITI process to function as a truly multi-stakeholder initiative.

Training Featured Video

NRGI and GIZ invite senior-level civil society activists, journalists, youth activists, traditional authorities, government officials, members of parliament, and parliamentary clerks to apply for an Accra-based two-week residential course in comprehensively covers the extractive industries value chain.

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Natural Resource Governance Institute hails Statoil disclosures, calls for action in US.

State-Owned Enterprises Featured Video

Governments have entrusted state-owned enterprises with major responsibilities for developing and managing natural resource extraction projects. Some of these companies have been effective vehicles for the development and execution of state policy. Others have fostered inefficiency, revenue shortfalls and corruption...

State-Owned Enterprises Featured Video

The sale of crude oil by governments and their national oil companies is one of the least scrutinized aspects of oil sector governance. This report is the first detailed examination of those sales, and focuses on the top ten oil exporting countries in sub-Saharan Africa.

Resource Governance Index Featured Video

The 2013 Resource Governance Index (RGI) measures the quality of governance in the oil, gas and mining sector of 58 countries among the world's top producers of oil, gas and minerals.

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The Natural Resource Governance Institute hosted a panel event at which experts discussed the importance of data and how improved oil, gas and mining governance can drive development gains.

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For consumers and corporations in energy importing economies, low prices are a boon. But the current drop in commodity prices is already impacting the wellbeing of citizens in developing, resource-rich countries, and governments around the world are struggling to manage expectations unmet by their oil and mineral sectors. Read more about the consequences...

State-Owned Enterprises Featured Video

Some NOCs have contributed heavily to successful efforts to harness benefits from the oil sector and drive broader national development. In other cases, however, NOCs have become inefficient managers....

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NRGI and its partners offer courses to civil society advocates, government officials, journalists and parliamentarians working toward improving the management of oil, gas and minerals. Course offerings and participant videos are now available.

Publish What You Pay Featured Video

Experts at the Natural Resource Governance Institute welcomed Canada’s new law requiring oil, gas and mining companies to disclose their payments to governments...

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For this month, IMF transparency guidelines, civil society and anti-corruption, and Myanmar MPs. NRGI's March roundup highlights these developments and more.

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management of oil, gas and mineral resources for the public good. Read more about us.