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NRGI experts will be in attendance in Lima, Peru, 7-11 October 2015, for the meetings as well as civil society side events. Join them in person or via webast, at the four different events.

The UK and Norway oil and gas sectors provide an ideal comparison through which to compare the outcomes from different approaches to oil sector governance. The two countries have equivalent geology and a similar resource base – the North Sea Basin is effectively split down the middle between them.

The World Bank has released a new edition of the Worldwide Governance Indicators, which combine the views of a large number of enterprise, citizen and expert survey respondents in industrial and developing countries.

Eighty percent of resource-rich countries fall short in channeling extractives wealth into citizen benefit, according to the 2013 Resource Governance Index (RGI), which measures countries’ governance, including regulation, transparency and accountability across the resource sector.

NRGI has made a submission to the US SEC in relation to the rulemaking for Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.