Tag: OpenOil

The open data map of oil concessions extends to 16 countries in the Middle East

OpenOil is happy to announce the second stage of the world’s first open data map of oil concessions – the Middle East and North Africa. The addition includes 15 jurisdictions across the region, from Oman and Iraqi Kurdistan in the

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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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Open data can unravel the complex dealings of multinationals

  Brett Scott in The Guardian: “…Just like we have complementary currencies to address shortcomings in national monetary systems, we now need to encourage an alternative accounting sector to address shortcomings in global accounting systems. So what might this look like? We

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Open data can unravel the complex dealings of multinationals

Groups like OpenOil and Sourcemap could be the beginnings of an alternative accounting system that helps investors make sense of global businesses If you are a socially conscious investor trying to build a holistic picture of BP’s operations, where do

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