According to the data, the Federal Government collected $7,499,581,883 in 2015 from extractive operations
in 557 counties in 37 states and offshore operations in the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic and Pacific
oceans, and off the coast of Alaska.
while there are many ways to use data to investigate extractive industry payment disclosures (like
), often the biggest hurdle is to simply extract the data from its location on the web into a usable
format. This short guide will cover the use of one tool that can simplify that process for web-based
Extract-A-Fact will provide training modules detailing useful and creative ways to find, analyze, and
visualize extractives data, as well as blog posts from PWYP-US and our partners as we dig deeper into oil,
gas, and mining sector data to answer questions critical to communities impacted by natural resources.