sharing in governance of extractive industries
The Foundation is Shaking Beneath Big Oil’s House of Cards
No competitive disadvantage from payment disclosure, says leading natural resource economist…Continue
What most profoundly distinguishes American Petroleum Institute (API) from civil society organizations in resource-rich countries working to make a more transparent and accountable extractives sector?
(Hint: the answer we’re looking for is not “the ability to pay for an army of high-priced lawyers” – although that works too.)
Put bluntly, one sees the tragic human consequences of mismanaged natural resource wealth up-close, every day,…Continue
I was surprised to wake up on May 11 and find that the Wall Street Journal had invited the American Petroleum Institute to guest-author one of its editorials. Or so it seemed.
In an editorial titled “The SEC’s Pro-Putin Rule,” the Journal suggested that Section 1504, the landmark oil, gas and mining transparency provision of the…Continue
A global letter calls on the US Securities and Exchange Commission to uphold Dodd-Frank transparency provisions.
Today over 500 civil society organizations from 40 countries submitted a letter to Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Mary Jo White, calling on the SEC to promptly re-issue a strong implementing rule for the landmark oil, gas,…Continue