Resource Center

Uganda

Part VII of the Public Finance Bill, 2012, spells out procedures for petroleum revenue management.

Uganda

The Petroleum (Exploration, Development and Production) Bill, 2012, will govern upstream petroleum activities, including procedures for licensing, environmental safeguards, transparency rules and the government’s institutional set-up.

Uganda

The Petroleum (Refining, Gas Processing and Conversion, Transportation and Storage) Bill, 2012, will govern downstream activities.

Sierra Leone

This NACE guide offers basic advice on policy decision-making for parliamentarians charged with management of Sierra Leone's mineral resources.

Ghana

This guide provides basic information for parliamentarians exercising oversight of the emerging oil and gas sector in Ghana to ensure that good governance prevails in the sector.

Guinea

To guide a historic planned review of its mining contracts, the government of Guinea set out Terms of Reference desigend to foster good governance, fair treatment of mining companies and increased investor confidence.

Resource Center

Until a legal framework is in place, signing up for exploration licences in Iraq and Kurdistan remains a huge political risk.

Ghana

A colelction of contracts, deeds of assignment and the unitization agreement from Ghana's Jubilee Field, as published by Kosmos Energy and Tullow Oil.

Democratic Republic of Congo

DRC's published mining contracts approved/signed after 2008 government renegotiations.

Sierra Leone
Parliaments

This Policy Forum guide to parliamentary advocacy is based on the experience of Tanzanian civil society, but also offers a wealth of general, practical tools for influencing legislation in extractive sectors.

Contracts
Timor-Leste

There is a growing international call to make the terms of extractive industry contracts available to the public, and to establish new norms for what information is disclosed in deals between government and industry.