News: Extract-A-Fact – A Guide to Navigating Canada’s New Oil, Gas, and Mining Disclosures
June 8, 2017.
Hundreds of oil, gas and mining companies have now reported their payments to governments, as required by the Canadian Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act (ESTMA). Citizens now have access to a massive pool of previously hidden payment data that can help fuel their efforts to hold governments and companies accountable for how their natural resources are managed. The hundreds of ESTMA reports include disclosures from Chinese state-owned firm CNOOC on Canadian and global operations, ExxonMobil on operations within Canada, and Chevron on operations in Canada and Nigeria.