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OpenOil UG

OpenOil UG is a Berlin-based consultancy working on transparency, governance and more progressive outcomes of extractive industries. We publish guides to  EI in English, French, Arabic & Spanish, and consult to public and private sector partners on three continents.

Website: http://openoil.net
Location: Berlin
Members: 48
Latest Activity: Jul 23

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OpenOil Wiki Family

Started by Samuel Hatfield May 17, 2012. 0 Replies

Welcome to the OpenOil Wiki Family - the first open source reference for extractive industries.Learn about …Continue

Tags: Iraq, Libya, Niger, Iran, Ghana

OilWiki Guides

Started by Samuel Hatfield May 17, 2012. 0 Replies

Creating OilWiki Guides:Oil and mining are globally more significant – and controversial – than ever. They play a major role in 70 countries where three billion people live. There has never been a…Continue

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Running the numbers: making extractives count for Africa

By Olumide Abimbola and Pietro Toigo of the African Development Bank As African resource-rich countries battle with the macroeconomic impact of the dip in global commodity prices, many look back at the 2004-2013 upswing in the commodity cycle and consider whether African countries, and their citizens, made the best out of them. Asymmetric information between more »

Running the Numbers: ADB and OpenOil launch report on government modeling

Geneva, 19 October 2017 – The African Development Bank (AfDB) and OpenOil, a Berlin-based financial analysis firm, have jointly produced a new report on how African governments use financial models to manage oil & gas and mining projects. The report was launched at the 13th Annual General Meeting of the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, more »

Yaoure tax holiday costs Cote d’Ivoire $120 million

The publication of the financial model of Yaoure gold mine shows what can be done: both in the tricky area of what tax incentives offer, and in terms of building government analytical capacity. OpenOil, with support from the German Corporation for International Cooperation (GIZ), worked with colleagues from Cote d’Ivoire’s Ministry of Mines to build more »

Where are your country’s oil projects on the “Climate Change Supply Curve”?

The latest report from Carbon Tracker Initiative, a non-profit analysis house in London, suggest that up to a third of currently planned oil and gas projects may now never go ahead because of climate change policy. In “2D of Separation”, CTI presents the potential risks to shareholders and investors in the world’s largest fossil fuel more »

Reputable Mining Investors Wanted in Sierra Leone: How to Improve Integrity Due Diligence in Mining License Management

On the first anniversary of the Panama Papers, the National Minerals Agency (NMA) of Sierra Leone wants to know who they are doing business with. The NMA is the government agency responsible for issuing mining licenses. Beny Steinmetz of Simandou fame, is one such mining investor who has prompted the NMA to strengthen integrity due more »

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