Extract-A-Fact – Why is Niger still losing out to Areva?

In 2014, Niger announced it had successfully renegotiated uranium extraction contracts with French state-owned company Areva to secure a greater share of the wealth deriving from their uranium resources. Three years later, an analysis carried out by Oxfam based on data released by Areva calls into question the benefits for Niger in the contract renegotiation.This analysis was carried out as…

Why is Niger still losing out to Areva?

In 2014, Niger announced it had successfully renegotiated uranium extraction contracts with French state-owned company Areva to secure a greater share of the wealth deriving from their uranium resources. Three years later, an analysis carried out by Oxfam based on data released by Areva calls into question the benefits for Niger in the contract renegotiation. This analysis was carried out…

How Zimbabweans persuaded diamond companies and government to listen

The following excerpt is from an article that was published on the Publish What You Pay International Secretariat site on August 31, 2017. Read the full post. Advocacy backed by data In November, Mukasri Sibanda traveled to Jakarta to join the inaugural ranks of our “Data Extractors” — individual members trained in the technical art of identifying, obtaining and analysing…

Extract-A-Fact Newsletter – August 2017

PWYP-US Extract-A-Fact Newsletter August 2017 A Guide to Navigating Canada’s New Oil, Gas, and Mining Disclosures 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. This post will show you step-by-step how to access those reports. Read more… This…

Extract-A-Fact – Oil Company Data on Payments to Governments is Now Coming Thick and Fast

By Joseph Williams, Natural Resource Governance Institute This post originally appeared on www.resourcegovernance.org on June 13, 2017 Statoil became the first companyto report under a mandatory payment disclosure regime in early 2015, undermining U.S. oil lobby arguments. Shell, which had fought so vigorously against project-level payment disclosure laws, published its first payments to governments report under U.K. law in April…

Extract-A-Fact – A Guide to Navigating Canada’s New Oil, Gas, and Mining Disclosures

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…

Extract-A-Fact Newsletter – April 2017

PWYP-US Extract-A-Fact Newsletter April 2017 Extract-A-Fact is dedicated to empowering stakeholders to put extractives data to use. Over the next year, we would like to host a series of training webinars aimed at providing the skills you need to use oil, gas and mining data. To help us design our upcoming webinars, please fill out this survey. To participate in our previous…