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Tackling Extractive Sector Corruption in Unstable Times: A Conversation Between Leila Kazemi and Alexandra Gillies

This is a recording of a live webinar that took place on October 28, 2020. Oil and mining sector corruption has led to political strife and billions lost in public funds in producer countries. Much…

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Q&A | Daniel Kaufmann | 2020 May 26

The live Q&A session took place on May 26, 2020, and answered questions related to the natural resource governance in the context of the COVID-19 crisis. Dr. Daniel Kaufmann is President…

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Q&A | Mark Moody-Stuart | 2018 Feb. 18

Sir Mark Moody-Stuart, a geologist in the oil, gas, and mining industries, answers questions about crude oil prices and other topics. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A| Lise Johnson | 2016 Oct. 7

Lise Johnson answers questions about issues like noncompliance in the oil industry. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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Q&A | Nicolas Maennling | 2016 Nov. 22

Nicolas Maennling from the Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment answers questions on the resource curse and how to avoid it, how to prevent and preempt the resource curse, and other topics. …

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Q&A | Anthony Paul | 2016 Nov. 18

Anthony Paul, a geologist and geophysicist working in the oil and gas sector, answers questions on supply chain, the diversification effect on local economies and other topics. This video is licensed…

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Q&A | Mark Moody-Stuart | 2016 Sep. 29

Sir Mark Moody Stuart on the subject of oil, gas, and mining governance on various aspects of resource management. This video is licensed under the CC BY-NC-SA license.

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The Origin of Agriculture: Evolution of the Mediterranean Diet

This chapter discusses the origin of agriculture since early human communities in the Med region started depending on hunting 13,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent, where domestication of the…

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Downstream Linkages

In this chapter, Anthony Paul looks at the downstream linkages of oil, gas, and minerals and the benefits of extracting, selling, and converting these resources into useable products. When and how do…

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Environmental Challenges and Trends: Oil and Gas

In this chapter, Daniel Franks outlines some of the key environmental trends associated with the extractive industries and looks at what the policy options are available to address and manage these…

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State-Owned Enterprises: Role and Governance

State-controlled companies often play an outsized role in the management of the oil, gas, and mining industries. For example, they control about 90 percent of all global oil reserves and are…

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From Oil Well to Car: Markets, Players, and Extraction Process in Oil

How do oil and gas develop? This chapter describes the scientific process of resource extraction and its production into oil and gas. It also details the five major advances in technology in the…

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Fundamentals of Energy and Petroleum

Carol Nakhle, CEO of Crystol Energy, discusses the various sources of energy (particularly contrasting renewable and non-renewable energies), how the amount of energy coming from the various sources…

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Corruption Trends in the Extractive Sector

The extractive sector is famously prone to corruption. Resource rich countries on average score far worse than their non-resource rich peers on measures of corruption. Among the aspects of the…

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Short History of Oil, Gas, and Mining

This chapter contextualizes mining's historic role in the world economy, notably that the stages of human history are partially defined by developments in this realm. It briefly overviews the…

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