sharing in governance of extractive industries
Total today announced it has published what looks like a relatively comprehensive list of its affiliate structures around the world. Some 902 affiliates incorporated in 99 jurisdictions and operating in 117 jurisdictions around the world.
It is interesting reading, if you are an open data geek. Some company structures definitely…Continue
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During Mining Indaba 2013, Mark Cutifani, now CEO of UK-based mining giant AngloAmerican, declared, "We miss the local communities. In the information age when people can see how others are living, but have to sit next to a big hole in the ground and suffer the consequences of what you and I enjoy on a daily basis, you know you’ve got the model wrong.” As thousands of mining professionals…Continue
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The African Center for Energy Policy (ACEP) has cast doubt on the readiness of the country towards receiving the two power barges being brought in to help solve some of the power crisis facing the country. As a result, ACEP is uncertain if by the end of this year the power crisis is likely to be over.
At a Press Conference at their offices at Madina in Accra yesterday, Dr. Mohammed Amin Adam, Executive Director enumerated a number of structural issues that should now been…Continue
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The Extractive Media Watch (EMW) has been officially registered as a not-for-profit organization under the laws of Liberia.The organization was conceived in 2013 after a group of Liberian journalists attended a week-long intensive training on the covering the oil and gas sector.
The week-long training was provided by the International Institute for Information and Communication Technologies Journalism also known as…
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Driving along the north highway towards Carthage, the…Continue
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IGF NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2015
Dear Friends and Members of the IGF:…Continue
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The ASM Africa-Network (ASMAN) is calling on Government to as a matter of priority established a Ministry of Small Scale Mining; to address the numerous challenges facing the small scale mining sector. This follows the directive from Parliament to Minerals Commission to draw up, furnish it with a comprehensive and sustainable road map on how the 'galamsey' issue should be addressed. ASMAN adds “even though a call in the right direction, it will be like a wild goose…Continue
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Edited by Dr. Michal Domagala (John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin) and Piotr Pszczel (Kawalko&Godlewski law firm) this special looks at the Polish energy sector which is currently undergoing substantial change. The change is driven by several factors, but the most influential seems to be the requirements imposed by European Union Laws. The above-mentioned requirements consist of three groups i.e: those related to mitigation of adverse effects of energy…Continue
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In order to help Ghanaian MPs and the general public understand the potential impact of volatile petroleum prices on the implementation of the 2015 budget, we at NRGI have built an oil revenue forecasting model. The tool uses only publicly available data and information. It is provided in Microsoft Excel (.xlsx), and released under an open licence so that it can be used by anyone. It can also…Continue
The fishing sector will now be included in the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (EITI). The official…Continue
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This article first appeared on www.oilinuganda.org
Two very important events opened simultaneously recently in Cape Town, South Africa: One is Africa’s biggest and most attended meeting on mining, the Invest in Africa Mining Indaba, which is taking place at the International Convention Center. Over seven thousand mining industry executives, government officials and business people from all over the globe…Continue
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The Sierra Fund Bi-Annual Conference: Gold That Regenerates Ecology and Community
The Sierra Fund, a small environmental NGO, has been at the forefront protecting and preserving the Sierra Nevadas. Part of their mission has been focusing on addressing the legacy of the California gold rush.
Twenty-six million pounds of mercury were brought to the Sierra during the CA Gold rush to…Continue
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Estelle Levin Limited (ELL) has launched a blog series called ‘Living in the Shadows Ebola’, that ELL associate Babar Turay will be writing on the effects of ebola on Sierra Leone, and in particular its diamond mining district of Kono. This blog is the first in the series. The original blog post can be found…Continue
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Not enough has been heard from local voices in the mining sector over the last 10 years. In the next year, this needs to change.
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Meeting the regional energy demands has been a tough feat for many African countries. Since energy is crucial for achieving growth and development, most of the region’s economic issues are dependent on energy. From poverty reduction, food security, increased access to sanitation and safe drinking water, to health promotion and disease prevention, energy is essential. Many rural areas in Africa do not have adequate…Continue
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