Executive Course on Oil, Gas and Mining Governance

Issue: Training
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Background:

Developed through a unique collaboration between the University of Oxford’s Blavatnik School of Government and the Natural Resource Governance Institute, this intensive six-day course will provide the training and insight required for senior policy makers from around the world to manage and govern their nation’s oil, gas or mineral resources for a better future.

Overview of the course:

Led by globally recognized experts, and using the Natural Resource Charter as a guiding framework, the course is designed to encourage senior level policy makers from different countries to share their own experiences while gaining insights and specialist knowledge about natural resource management. It will explore the many dimensions of oil, gas and mineral, including:

  • Discovery and managing public expectations

  • Tax and contracts

  • National resource companies

  • Resource revenue management and investment

  • Governance and political commitment

On completion of the course, participants will have a clear understanding of the elements of a national natural resource strategy, and the ability to lead the formation of such a strategy within their respective governments.

The next course takes place in Oxford on 7-12 September 2015. The total cost of this course is £8,000. This includes accommodation, meals and UK airport transfer to Oxford, but does not cover overseas transport, visas or other incidentals.

This course is aimed at senior policy makers from the following countries: Tanzania, Ghana, DRC, Guinea, Nigeria, Mexico, Colombia, Iraq, Tunisia, Indonesia, Mongolia, Myanmar. Spaces may also be available for participants from outside these countries. If you are interested in participating, please send a brief biography to: shortcourses@bsg.ox.ac.uk

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