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NRGI is inviting vendors to submit an Expression of Interest (EoI) for the development of the extension of ResourceContracts.org (RC) and the creation of the siteOpenLandContracts.org (OLC), which are intended to increase the availability, usability, and analysis of petroleum, mineral and land contracts.

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.

NRGI seeks individual researchers and peer reviewers to support the data gathering process for the 2016 Resource Governance Index. Researchers will be responsible for answering a detailed questionnaire for each country under their responsibility, providing information on the government’s reporting and disclosure practices, and information about the country’s legal framework for the extractive sector. Locally based, independent researchers are especially encouraged to apply.

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

NRGI and Petrad are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the 2015 NRGI-Petrad Petroleum Governance Fellowship. The program seeks to increase civil society leaders’ effectiveness in promoting the better management of petroleum for the public good. In 2015 the fellowship will be open to civil society leaders from the following countries: Ghana, Iraq, Myanmar, Tanzania and Uganda.