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Answered By: Tim McAllister
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2016     Views: 83

Here is a quick guide to learning more about the extractive industries.

Practice Guides


US Agencies

Energy Information Administration
Provides data and research on the environment and energy sources including the Annual Energy Outlook and the International Energy Outlook

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Includes news, legal resources, reports, and analysis on energy related industries

Securities Exchange Commission (SEC)
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 (IEA)
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.

Industry Reports


UN Energy Statistics Yearbook
Provides time series data from 1950-2005 and is updated annually during October-November.

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Answered by Tim McAllister
Last Updated: Feb 24, 2016     Views: 83