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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
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
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 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
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
Project | Jan 2004 - Dec 2005
Norwegian oil companies have been involved in Angola since the mid 1990s. CMI has in co-operation with A-IP initiated a new project that will analyse ...
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 ...
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.
CMI Working Paper | Jan 2001
(Price NOK 50 + postage) Angola represents a new and promising offshore oil market where technology and contracts differ from those of Norway's offshore ...
Oil industry, Supply chain, Firm, Property right, Angola, Africa: Angola
Journal Article | Jan 2013
Prominent contributions to the resource curse literature suggest weak governance and corruption are important factors behind the wide welfare variations ...
Political economy, oil, corruption
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 ...
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 ...
Master's Thesis | Aug 2012
Gender & ecological dimensions of oil exploration in the L. Albert Region Monica Agena Master thesi
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
Event | 3 Nov 2015
Michael Alvarez in conversatio with Kjetil Selvik and Bjørn Olav Utvik.
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 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 ...
News | 9 Jan 2012
Policies for diversification should focus on international regulation that affects elite incentives, rather than on domestic industrial policy in countries where the economy is in the hands of a few, concludes researchers.
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.