sharing in governance of extractive industries
Public Perceptions Survey on Extractive IndustriesThe survey was conducted in Jan 2014 in 10 countries and shows positive…Continue
On September 6, Chatham House released a set of guidelines developed by a group of researchers and public officials from 18 producing countries. These Guidelines provide policy-makers in new and emerging oil and gas producing countries with advice for setting up their petroleum sector that is adapted to their specific challenges. The Guidelines for Good Governance in Emerging Oil and Gas…Continue
Patrick Heller and I have just published a paper on strategies for managing National Oil Companies in new oil-producing countries and hotspots for oil exploration. It challenges some generally accepted governance advice for low capacity emerging producers.
These governments face daunting challenges: Which body do they make responsible for licensing, regulation and monitoring: the National Oil Company, a ministry or a separate regulatory agency? Traditional analysis has often…