Contract Disclosure Practice and Policy A regularly updated global tracker of the countries' policy and practice of extractive contract disclosure maintained by the Natural Resource Governance Institute.
Negotiation Support Portal A Portal to support host countries in their planning, preparation for, negotiation, monitoring, and implementation of complex investment projects. The Portal features a Roadmap of all stages of the investment process, and provides a comprehensive collection of tools and resources, professional development training's, and technical support providers available to assist governments in the investment process.
Primer: Contract Transparency (2018) A brief reader by the Natural Resource Governance Institute on contract disclosure which addresses why contract transparency is important, why all contracts aren’t already public, and how to rebut the most common arguments against contract transparency.
Contract Disclosure Survey (2018) An Oxfam reivew of the contract disclosure policies of oil, gas and mining companies.
Mining Contracts: How to Read and Understand Them (2013) A general guide to mining contracts that was created to highlight strong contract clauses and explore how weaker clauses can be improved. It goes beyond legal considerations to explore the policy questions and company interests underlying contract provisions—issues that are crucial for understanding and negotiating contracts, and for monitoring their enforcement. The guide was written by 14 mining experts, with contributions from Open Oil, the Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment, and the Natural Resource Governance Institute, among others.
The guide is a companion to the 2012 guide on Oil Contracts: How to read and understand them.
Guide to Extractive Industry Documents – Mining (2013) A law-firm guide that provides an overview of how mining agreements are structured: their common provisions, key terms in their negotiation, and the areas to cover in the negotiation process. This guide is indicative and is not necessarily reflective of best practice.
Guide to Extractive Industry Documents - Oil & Gas (2013) A law-firm guide that provides an overview of how oil and gas agreements are structured: their common provisions, key terms in their negotiation, and the areas to cover in the negotiation process. This guide is indicative and is not necessarily reflective of best practice.