EU Reporting by mining (and other extractive) companies on government payments – Early UK implementation

Two EU Directives were passed in 2013 which require annual reports on payments to governments by companies in the extractive industries (mining, oil and gas and logging). The UK government has now published a consultation paper on the early adoption … Continue reading

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Queensland lifts ban on shale oil mining

Yesterday the Newman Government announced a new oil shale policy that it will allow the development of a commercial shale industry in Queensland but leaves in place the existing 20 year moratorium suspending development of the McFarlane oil shale deposit … Continue reading

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