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Empirical Aspects of the Extractive Industry Governance in Iraq

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. The Empirical Aspects of the Extractive Industry Governance in Iraq Extractive Industry Governance is one of the most critical components of the broad, good, democratic and inclusive governance, especially for the developing […]

Framework Governing Extractive Industries in Iraq

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Legal and Institutional Framework Governing the Extractive Industry Sector in Iraq This is Part One of a research work commissioned by the Natural Resource Governance Institute-NRGI (USA) as part of the preparation for NRGI’s strategic plan for interlinked and complementary interventions in Iraq during the upcoming three years. The Executive Summary […]

Expert Blog: Iraqi Extractive Industry

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Iraq Extractive Industry: Legal, Fiscal and Revenue Allocation and Management Issues This is an Executive Summary of a research work commissioned by the Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI), USA, as part of the preparation for NRGI’s strategic plan for interlinked and complementary interventions in Iraq during the upcoming three years. This […]

IEITI 4th Annual Report - Pros and Cons

IEITI 4th Annual Report 2012- Pros and Cons By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. For the fourth year in a row Iraq Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (IEITI) has been successful by releasing, in December 2014, its annual report entitled this year: Iraqi Oil Revenues 2012, Local Consumption and Field Development. A thorough review and analysis indicate that […]

Transparency in Iraq’s Extractive Industry at a Crossroads

Transparency Governance in Iraq’s Extractive Industry at a Crossroads by Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, Iraq/ Development Consultancy and Research, Phone: (+47) 5659 5699 Email: [email protected] Iraq has done rather well by joining and acquiring compliance status with Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI). Significant aspects of transparency are observed; vital entities created and annual reports delivered. Yet, […]

Knowledge Hub for Natural Resources Governance

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. MENA Natural Resources Governance Knowledge Hub – A Conceptual Framework In a constructive collaboration effort between Revenue Watch Institute (RWI) and the Lebanese Center for Policy Research (LCPS), a two day closed […]

IEITI Response to Recent Article

Following the publication by our Expert Blogger, Ahmed Mousa Jiyad, of his assessment of the recent report from the Iraqi Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (IEITI), the Secretary General of the organisation has issued some comments in response. Mr Jiyad has requested that we publish this response in full on Iraq Business News; please click here […]

Iraq EITI Report - Initial Assessment

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Any opinions expressed are those of the author, and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. For the third year in a row the National Secretariat of the Iraqi Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (IEITI) has succeeded in releasing its annual report on time. This year Report exhibits significant […]

New Report from Extractive Ind. Transparency Initiative

By John Lee. The Iraqi-Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (IEITI) report for year 2011 has been published by an independent and international reconciler firm Ernst & Young. The report considers for the first time the quantities of crude oil used for local consumption and the paid revenues by the Extractive Oil Companies (National & International). It […]

Dialogue on Contentious Oil Issues in Iraq

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. Mr Jiyad is an independent development consultant, scholar and Associate with Centre for Global Energy Studies (CGES), London. He was formerly a senior economist with the Iraq National Oil Company and Iraq’s Ministry of Oil, Chief Expert for the Council of Ministers, Director at the Ministry of Trade, and International Specialist […]

IEITI Future Reports: Expectations and Challenges

By Ahmed Mousa Jiyad. On behalf of the Iraqi Government and IEITI, Mr. Alaa Mohie El-Deen, General Secretary of Iraqi Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (IEITI), invited me to attend the EITI Compliance & Second IEITI Report Conference held at Al-Rasheed Hotel on 3 April, and asked me to make a presentation, which took place at […]