While ResourceData.org is primarily a portal for finding data on the extractive industry, NRGI will also host introductory analyses and visualizations here to spark interest in the datasets available on the site.
Explore trillions of dollars in resource revenue from over 50 countries with this massive dataset from the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative.
Combining data from three South American countries, this visual analysis explores the relationship, or lack thereof, between the value of natural resources produced in a country and how much revenue a government collects from that production.
Using data sourced by local partners, government spending and oil revenues are compared over Azerbaijan’s seven year oil boom. In six years, the state oil fund recorded a 2,500 percent increase in revenues followed by an 85 percent drop from that peak just five years later.