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February 26, 2013

By Andre Francisco

Advocates Fight Oil Companies on Transparency



Oil Rig Major oil companies should stop fighting transparency laws that force extractive industries to disclose payments to governments, said Dominic Eagleton of Global Witness in an op-ed in The Huffington Post.

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Topics: Energy and Natural Resources

February 22, 2013

By Mia Steinle

Extractives Revenue Openness Initiative Holds First Meeting



Energy and Natural Resources Representatives from civil society, industry, and government came together last week to plan how to make the government’s collection of royalty payments from natural resources companies more transparent.

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Topics: Energy and Natural Resources

December 5, 2012

By Neil Gordon

BP Suspension: What’s Behind Door Number Two?



Contract Oversight Despite having several other companies from which it can purchase fuel, whichever company the Pentagon chooses to replace BP with will likely pose as great a responsibility risk.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

November 28, 2012

By Neil Gordon

EPA Sends a Message With BP Suspension



Contract Oversight The EPA’s suspension of BP sends a message to all federal contractors, large and small, that they will be held accountable for their misconduct.

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Topics: Contract Oversight

November 9, 2012

By Mia Steinle

Oil and Gas Industry Loses Latest Round in Battle with SEC



Nuclear Energy In an attempt to combat corruption in resource-rich developing countries, two years ago Congress ordered U.S. corporations to disclose payments they make to foreign governments for the extraction of oil, gas and minerals. This week, the Securities and Exch

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Topics: Energy and Natural Resources

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