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Working Paper
Capturing economic and social value from hydrocarbon gas flaring and venting: solutions and actions

This second paper on hydrocarbon gas flaring and venting builds on our first, which evaluated the economic and social cost (SCAR) of wasted natural gas...

Energy transition Gas Health
Working Paper
Capturing economic and social value from hydrocarbon gas flaring and venting: evaluation of the issues

Atmospheric emissions urgently need to reduce for natural gas to fulfill its potential role in the energy transition to achieve the Paris Agreement on climate change...

Energy transition Gas Health
Working Paper
The energy transition in Asia: The role of liquefied natural gas and implications for East African producers

This study provides an overview of the use of natural gas and liquefied natural gas in Asia, both historic, current, and with an outlook for the future...

Energy Energy utilities Fuel
Working Paper
The energy transition in Asia: Country priorities, fuel types, and energy decisions

This paper provides an overview of the energy transition in Asia. It sets out the underlying drivers and how these set energy transition priorities in China, India, and South East Asia...

Renewable resources Energy Energy utilities
Book Chapter
Donor-supported approaches to improving extractives governance: Lessons from Nigeria

From the book: Extractive Industries

Oil Gas Natural resources
Book Chapter
Oil and gas companies and the management of social and environmental impacts and issues: The evolution of the industry's approach

From the book: Extractive Industries

Social performance Social investment Corporate social responsibility
Book Chapter
The curse of the one-size-fits-all fix: Re-evaluating what we know about extractives and economic development

From the book: Extractive Industries

Development Oil Gas
Book Chapter
Dependence on extractive industries in lower-income countries: The statistical tendencies

From the book: Extractive Industries

Development Oil Gas
Working Paper
Tanzania—from mining to oil and gas: Structural change or just big numbers?

This paper extends UNU-WIDER Working Paper 2016/79, which examined the economic situation in Tanzania during the resurgence of gold and diamond production after 1999, with the situation that emerged as the country began to exploit its very large reso...

Tanzania Gas Liquefied natural gas
Working Paper
Dependence on extractive industries in lower-income countries: The statistical tendencies

This paper synthesizes statistical information evidencing the proposition that extractive industries are of great significance in many low- and middle-income developing economies...

Development Oil Gas
Working Paper
Donor-supported approaches to improving extractives governance: Lessons from Nigeria and Ghana

Donor interest in the extractives sector is based upon the premise that it represents an opportunity to improve a country’s development prospects...

Oil Gas Natural resources
Working Paper
Oil and gas companies and the management of social and environmental impacts and issues: The evolution of the industry’s approach

This paper provides an overview of social and environmental management practices in the oil and gas industry...

Social performance Social investment Corporate social responsibility
Working Paper
The curse of the one-size-fits-all fix: Re-evaluating what we know about extractives and economic development

In the context of falls in extractive commodities prices since 2011, this paper examines the history of thinking about the interplay between extractives and economic development...

Development Oil Gas
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