News: Extract-A-Fact Newsletter – August 2016

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August 2016

Finding UK mandatory disclosure reports in one simple step

Companies House extractives service

Read on for an easy way to see the full list of mandatory disclosure reports submitted to Companies House Extractives Service in the United Kingdom. Read more…

Guest PostAleph and beneficial ownership: working up from the ground
Financial regulators in many countries already require companies to disclose information on their shareholders and subsidiaries, so that our corporate filings database Aleph can help you to find it – and here is how. Read more…

A first look at the USEITI Federal Revenue Data
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. Read more…

Workshop 2 – Calculating and visualizing USEITI data using QGIS
On June 7, Publish What You Pay – United States held the second training workshop on using extractives data and QGIS , an open source GIS mapping application. Read more…

How to use Google Scraper to unlock extractives data on a website
while there are many ways to use data to investigate extractive industry payment disclosures (like QGIS ), 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 tables: the Scraper web extension for Google Chrome. Read more…

Workshop 1 – data organization and GIS basics
On May 19, PWYP-US hosted the first of two data skills training workshops to explore ways of using the USEITI data with the open source QGIS mapping software. Read more…

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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. Read more…

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