Resource Center

Dodd-Frank

Final U.S. rules under Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank act, setting mandatory reporting requirements for company oil and mining payments to governments.

Dodd-Frank

SEC public fact sheet with early highlights on rules for Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank act, requiring companies to disclose oil and mining payments to governments.

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.

Uganda

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

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.

Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone is rich in minerals which could contribute significantly to the development of the country. This report clearly illustrates that this is not sufficiently the case due to limited tax and royalty contributions from mining companies.

Resource Center

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

Dodd-Frank

A comparison of U.S. and EU disclosure rules for company payments to governments.

Resource Center

These legislative proposals, adopted in October 2011, would require EU-based companies to disclose their payments to governments for oil, gas, minerals and logging on a country-by-country and per project basis.

Sierra Leone
EITI

Azerbaijan's 2010 EITI report, carried out by independent accounting firm Moore Stephens, for the year ended 31 December 2010.

Dodd-Frank

RWI of oil, gas and mining company listings on 35 global stock exchanges.

This paper from Bishop Stephen Munga of Tanzania highlights the inherent policy challenges of equitable taxation in a context of growth and development.

Nigeria

This 2011 law guarantees Nigerian citizens access to public information kept by the government, public institutions and private bodies carrying out public functions or spending public funds.

Equatorial Guinea

This report from EG Justice highlights the importance of full civil society participation in Equatorial Guinea's EITI process.

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.

Natural Resource Charter

Level 1 and Level 2 text of the Natural Resource Charter, which offers resource-rich societies a vision and a blueprint for the future of their natural resource sector.


Full text of Sec. 1504 of the U.S. Wall Street reform law, requiring all companies registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to publicly report oil, gas and mineral payments.

Resources for advocates regarding the IASB's proposed new reporting standards for extractive companies.