An Open Data Concession Map of the World – Part I, Sub-Saharan Africa

on October 14, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

For the past year, OpenOil has collected oil concession data from all continents as a contribution to what we believe holds the potential to revolutionise natural resource management across the globe: an open data framework around the extractive industries. Today, we are pleased to announce its next evolution – the first open oil concession map more »

What happens when you can search 30 million words of oil contracts?

on October 8, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

OpenOil today releases the fourth version of the contracts repository. As my colleague Anton Rühling writes, there are another 83 contracts, from 29 countries, and some interesting material around the Brazilian state oil company Petrobras, currently at the middle of major corruption scandals. But along with the new contracts comes a feature we hope will more »

Core Petrobras Field tops new entrants to the repository, now 800 contracts strong

on October 8, 2015 · Leave a Comment 

It’s almost been a year since we have first launched the OpenOil contracts repository and we are happy to today announce our fourth update: 83 new full-text agreements, including new host government contracts from countries such as Colombia, Egypt, Libya, Mongolia, Portugal and most notably Brazil, taking the total past the 800 mark. As we more »

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