The extractive industries are a hot topic for research.
Often, scholars are interested in learning about the environmental and human rights impact of the large oil and mining concerns. And, sometimes, scholars are just interested in the business of these multinational corporations.
Here is a quick guide to learning more about the extractive industries.
- OIL Regulation by Country (HUID & PIN)
- GAS Regulation by Country (HUID & PIN)
- OECD iLibrary – Energy (HUID & PIN)
- Summers Oil & Gas (West)
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Includes news, legal resources, reports, and analysis on energy related industries
Securities Exchange Commission
SEC to require resource extraction company-issuers to disclose any payment made to a foreign government for commercial development of oil, natural gas, or minerals.
International Energy Agency
Publishes research and data on energy security, economic development, and environmental protection. Free access to some publications and executive summary of reports by country or topic
American Petroleum Institute
One of the comprehensive information sources on petroleum industry including introduction to the industry, data, reports, and analysis.
Provides reports and data such as prices, production and oil reserves.
- IBIS – Oil & Gas (HUID & PIN)
- BCC Research – Energy & Resources (HUID & PIN)
- Business Source – Oil & Gas by Country (HUID & PIN)
UN Eergy Statistics Yearbook
Provides time series data from 1950-2005 and is updated annually during October-November.