Corruption and information

04/02/2012
The recent article "Focusing on corruption" argues that the fight against corruption "is too important to be allowed to serve as cover for other political agendas (OGJ, Mar. 5, 2012, p. 26)." The article names Publish What You Pay and several of its US member groups as "obstructionist" organizations that "consistently resist oil and gas development." According to the article, "Two approaches to transparency collide…In one, payments should be disclosed in order to hold governments accountable for use of the money. The other approach makes companies the targets of accountability." OGJ seems unwilling to accept that these two approaches are f...
read-story

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.

 

Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected