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Journal Article | Dec 2017
This paper discusses whether and to what extent resource-rich developing countries should introduce local content policies, i.e. requirements to include ...
Local content, petroleum, oil, natural gas, Tanzania
CMI Working Paper | Nov 2016
Angola and Venezuela are among the most oil dependent countries in the world. When oil prices fell in 2014, these states lost half of their income base. ...
oil, economy, Chávez, dos Santos, Angola, Venezuela
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Recent significant natural gas discoveries have pushed Tanzania into the international spotlight as a new petroleum producer. How can the country ensure ...
oil, petroleum, gas, economy, Tanzania
Lack of consultation. Stakeholders perspectives on local content requirements in the petroleum sector in Tanzania
CMI Brief | Oct 2016
Tanzania has recently discovered huge offshore natural gas fields. This has led the Government to develop Local Content Policies (LCPs) to increase local ...
oil, gas, resources, local content, petroleum, Tanzania
Trading in corruption: Evidence and mitigation measures for corruption in the trading of oil and minerals
U4 Issue | Jun 2017
Between 2011 and 2013, sales of government oil from the ten biggest producers in sub-Saharan Africa accounted for 56% of these countries’ total ...
natural resource management, oil, minerals, resource curse, commodity trading, corruption, national oil companies, state-owned enterprises, extractive revenue misappropriation
U4 Issue | Dec 2007
Corruption is a huge problem in many developing countries that are rich in oil and other natural resources. It is central in explaining why resource rich ...
Corruption, natural resource management
CMI Report | Dec 2012
The NPA has since 2007 implemented an Oil for the Common Good programme (OCG) with funding from Norad’s Oil for Development programme. The main ...
Oil, Development, Civil Society, Norwegian People's Aid, Norway, Angola, South Sudan, Cambodia
Book Chapter | Jan 2012
Since Hugo Chavez came to power in Venezuela in 1998, large parts of the country's vast oil resources have been diverted towards social spending amongst ...
Master's Thesis | Aug 2012
Gender & ecological dimensions of oil exploration in the L. Albert Region Monica Agena Master thesi
Edited Book | Jan 2012
The impact of the oil and gas industry – paradoxically seen both as a blessing and a curse on socio-economic development – is a question at ...
Event | 14 Dec 2009
Farouk Al-Kasim, "the Iraqi who saved Norway from oil", instrumental as he was in establishing the Norwegian Petroleum Administration and Directorate. Since 1991 he has advised developing countries on the organisation and regulation of their petroleum sector.
Afghan hydrocarbons: A source for development or for conflict? A risk assessment of Norwegian involvement in development of the Afghan oil and gas industry
CMI Report | Aug 2010
Norad has been engaged in capacity building and provision of technical support to the Afghan Ministry of Mines since 2007. A part of this engagement relates ...
Natural resources, Petroleum industry, Conflicts, Risk Assessment, Afghanistan, Afghanistan
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2000
This case study analyses the market for oil-related producer services for the Gullfaks oil field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. We find that ...
Book | Jan 2017
This book presents an ethnographic study of how grassroots activism in Venezuela during the Chávez presidency can be understood in relation to ...
Project | Jun 2011 - Dec 2014
This project combines research on taxation (upstream) and spending (downstream) at the local level in Angola. It will shed light on the overall ...
U4 Issue | Jun 2010
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest that weak governance and corruption are key factors behind continued poverty in resource-rich ...
natural resource management, oil, corruption, Ghana, São Tomé and Principé
Angola Brief | Jun 2011
An effective tax system is required to implement and finance current government policies of diversifying the Angolan economy and providing quality public ...
Event | 14 Oct 2009
The discovery of oil in the North Sea in 1969 made Norway one of the richest countries in the world. Today, Norway secures this wealth for the future through extensive foreign operation and investment. Is Norway an arrogant neocolonial actor?
Event | 29 Mar 2012
Politics, inequality and poverty in resource-rich countries. Michael Alvarez invites the authors John McNeish and Logan Owen to probe into the impact of oil and gas industry.
Journal Article | Jan 2001
This article discusses the current framework for development research in Norway, which today is entirely dependent on the development assistance budget. ...
Development research, research policy, globalisation