Tag: extractive industries

An Open Data Concession Map of the World – Part I, Sub-Saharan Africa

For the past year, OpenOil has collected oil concession data from all continents as a contribution to what we believe holds the potential to revolutionise natural resource management across the globe: an open data framework around the extractive industries. Today,

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Launched: Open Data Concession Map of the World

Part I, Sub-Saharan Africa: 33 countries, 1750 blocks, 120+ contracts – now in one map

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Extractives remediation & public health — open data advocacy in Nigeria

Following a recent lead poisoning epidemic in the Zamfara State of Northern Nigeria — the result of the local artisanal gold mining operations — local non-profit organisation Follow The Money took immediate action against their corrupt local government who they

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Putting open data all together – the Tanzania pilot

For the past year, OpenOil has researched various aspects of open data on extractive industries. First we looked at corporate mapping – creating a network map of BP’s 1,200 subsidiaries across 84 countries with our colleagues at OpenCorporates. Then, with

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The relationship between extractives and financing development

11 August 2015 Eddie Rich The EITI as a tool for bringing the benefits of natural resources to citizens. Many important points were made at last month’s Financing for Development Conference in Addis, Ethiopia. Moving from declarations to actions will

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An ‘EITI geek’ on open data

31 July 2015 Christoffer Claussen The quest, challenges and exciting possibilities of unlocking data. Image: Shutterstock. Over the course of the last six months, my work has revolved around EITI data. I am what you could call an ‘EITI geek’.

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