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Two years after the passage of U.S. financial reforms, regulators will finally issue new rules for transparency of oil, gas and mining payments.

Milestones and debates in the development of new oil and mining disclosure rules, from the U.S. House of Representatives to the widening global movement.

With final transparency rules due for oil company SEC reports, opponents to reform are stepping up dubious claims about the dangers of the new U.S. law.

The report provides a comprehensive overview of the mining and hydrocarbons industries in the Latin American region.

As the second anniversary of the Dodd-Frank reform act arrives, the SEC has finally set a vote date for oil and mining disclosure requirements.

Transparency International's new report reveals where oil, gas and mining companies excel—and fall short—in their transparency efforts.

Participants in the global transparency initiative are exploring new criteria for country reports on oil, minerals and other natural resources.

Updates from RWI's regional office on local foreign investment, Petrobras and expanded mining operations in Colombia.

RWI is pleased to announced the release of its standardized training modules on the essential components of the EITI process.

Nearly 60 U.S. lawmakers joined in a letter calling on the SEC to issue the final oil and mining reporting rules passed in the Dodd-Frank Act.

A worldwide expert on governance issues, Kaufmann will become RWI president in September. He will succeed Karin Lissakers, who has led the organization since 2006.

The chair of Ghana’s citizen oversight committee joined experts from RWI and Oxfam to discuss the prospects for accountable oil revenue management.

On 1 June in Washington, D.C., distinguished guests joined RWI and Oxfam for a discussion on Ghana's new oil oversight committee.

As the public and the media react to an in-depth report on oil revenues, the government has responded with new disclosures.

The Strategic Partnership Agreement signed by the U.S. and Afghanistan highlights responsible resource revenue management.

Participants from 11 countries learned about managing oil windfalls and shielding economies from price volatility.

Over 100 civil society members met at the end of the OGP meeting to discuss strengthening the partnership both in-country and internationally.

At the OGP meeting in Brasilia, governments announced National Action Plans, including many concrete resource governance reforms.

Executives of oil trading firms expressed little enthusiasm for greater transparency in the sector.

The paper speculates that RWI's findings "could have significant implications for the publicity-shy commodities trading industry."

Leaders at the OGP meeting, including RWI's President Karin Lissakers, describe the meaning of open government.

Revenue Watch led an OGP summit panel on practical ways to incorporate oil and mining transparency into country commitments.

As more than 1,000 members of government, civil society and the private sector gather in Brasilia, the OGP's first civil society co-chair is appointed.

RWI's research on the double-edged effects of mining revenue is featured in an article in the latest issue of Quehacer.

RWI's Latin America office has published a new Spanish-language report on trends in oil, gas and mining issues in Latin America.