• Organization TypeInstitute
  • Staff51-100
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded2006

Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI)

The Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) helps people to realize the benefits of their countries’ endowments of oil, gas and minerals. They do this through technical advice, advocacy, applied research, policy analysis, and capacity development. They work with innovative agents of change within government ministries, civil society, the media, legislatures, the private sector, and international institutions to promote accountable and effective governance in the extractive industries. Strategic plan Building on experience and embracing change, the Natural Resource Governance Institute has embarked upon a bold and ambitious new strategy. In 2013, the Revenue Watch Institute and the Natural Resource Charter combined their expertise to form NRGI to better contribute to a major challenge of our time: improving the governance of natural resources to promote sustainable and inclusive development. Countries must improve accountability and the management of their oil, gas and mining resources in order for all people in a resource-rich country to benefit from the subsoil wealth. Their goal is to help countries manage their natural resources for the public good by leveraging their expertise working with civil society, parliaments, governments, the private sector, media and other partners. Country prioritization A key element of NRGI’s 2015-2019 strategy was a decision to focus the organization’s efforts in a smaller number of “priority” countries. This decision was taken on the basis of an evaluation of NRGI’s work and a hypothesis that utilizing a range of tools, working with the stakeholders across the decision chain would have the greatest impact at the country level. This then presented the challenge of selecting what those priority countries should be. TOPICS Beneficial ownership Civic space Commodity prices Contract transparency and monitoring Corruption Economic diversification Global initiatives Legislation and regulation Licensing and negotiation Mandatory payment disclosure Measurement of governance Non-fiscal costs and benefits Open data Revenue management Revenue sharing Sovereign wealth funds State-owned enterprises Subnational governance Tax policy and revenue collection
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Job openings over the past year

33Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Program Associate - Capacity Development
    United Kingdom
  • Myanmar Associate

Staff at Natural Resource Governance Institute (NRGI) have experience in


  • climate change
  • economic policy
  • development
  • market research
  • monitoring / evaluation


  • world bank group
  • macarthur foundation
  • bloomberg philantrophies
  • test


  • ghana
  • iraq
  • haiti
  • sierra leone
  • jordan


  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • New York
  • 80 Broad Street, Suite 1801
  • Indonesia
  • Jakarta
  • 30th Floor, Sampoerna Strategic Square, South Tower Jl Jend. Sudirman Kav. 45-46
  • United States
  • Washington, DC
  • Open Gov Hub 1110 Vermont Ave NW #500
  • Av. del Ejército 250, Oficina 305, Miraflores
  • Ghana
  • Accra
  • House No. E68/9 Ablade Road, Kanda
  • United Kingdom
  • London
  • 2nd Floor 1 Knightrider Ct.