Supreme Petroleum Council Webiste

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Field Value
Sector Oil and Gas
Country United Arab Emirates
Year 2016
RGI Edition Year 2017
Topic Contract transparency and monitoring, Legislation and regulation, Licensing and negotiation, Tax policy and revenue collection
Document Type Web Page
RGI Sub-component Licensing
RGI Questions 1.1a: How does the country legally define the ownership of subsoil extractive resources?,
1.1.9a: Is the government required to publicly disclose all signed licenses/contracts with extractive companies?,
1.1.5b: Following each licensing process, is the licensing authority required to publicly disclose the identity of the winning bidder or applicant?,
1.2.6b: Is the national tax authority required to audit extractive companies?
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Publisher Supreme Petroleum Council
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Maintainer Natural Resource Governance Institute
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