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Book ChapterEnhancing local content in Uganda
From the book: Mining for ChangeLocal content Oil and gas Tax administration data
Book ChapterLocal content law and practice: The case of Ghana
From the book: Mining for ChangeLocal content Law Oil and gas
ProjectExtractives for Development (E4D) - risks and opportunities
Theme: Current programmeE4D Extractives Oil and gas
Working PaperLocal content law and practice: The case of the oil and gas industry in Ghana
Local content and local participation policy and legislation have come to stay in Ghana’s oil and gas industry...Local content Law Oil and gas
From the book: Extractive IndustriesMining Extractive industries Climate change
Book ChapterDoubling down: National oil companies as instruments of risk and reward
From the book: Extractive Industriesstate-owned enterprises National oil companies Oil and gas
Book ChapterExtractives for development: Introduction and ten main messages
From the book: Extractive IndustriesOil and gas Resource revenues Mining
BookExtractive Industries: The Management of Resources as a Driver of Sustainable Development
This is an open access title available under the terms of a CC BY-NC-SA 3.0 IGO licence. It is free to read at Oxford Scholarship Online and offered as a free PDF download from OUP and selected open access locations...Resource revenues Climate change Mining
Working PaperEnhancing local content in Uganda’s oil and gas industry
This paper analyses policy options to promote local content in Uganda as it transitions into an oil-producing country...Local content Oil and gas Tax administration data
Working PaperDoubling down: National oil companies as instruments of risk and reward
National oil companies tend to elicit unequivocal views. To political leaders within petroleum-producing countries, they often represent a sine qua non of a strategy capable of delivering long-term benefits to citizens...state-owned enterprises National oil companies Oil and gas