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Data Year


Report Published Indicator Analysis


Petroleum & Mining
Current EITI Status

Report Quality Analysis

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Company Payments


Government Receipts


CommodityEITI Production VolumesUnitsIndep. Source Production VolumesUnitsPrice from EITI ReportPer UnitIndep. Reference PricePer UnitTotal Company PaymentsTotal Gov't ReceiptsNotes
bbls4,684,045bbls 197.22$/bbl 2$88,873,000$88,748,000
   EITI report failed to provide this commodity-specific data.

Report Quality Indicators

1. Regularity

a) score 
b) total reports / implementing years4/3 

2. Timeliness

Lag between fiscal year of data and publication year.3 

3. Materiality

Report clearly defines a materiality threshold.No  

4. Data Reliability

Report contains audited data from:  
a) companiesYes Only the four largest companies (Petronas, SNIM, MCM and Tasiast Mauritanie) were required to provide audited data, and did so.
b) governmentNo  

5. Coverage

Revenue data includes the following revenue streams:  
a) royaltiesYes  
b) taxesYes 
c) surface, rental or license feesYes 
d) bonusesYes  
e) state-owned enterprise (SOE) paymentsYes Payments and receipts by Société Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures (SMH) are included, as are payments made by Société Nationale Industrielle et Minière.
f) Report covers all extractive sector companies.No 36:53 reported, which includes all mining and oil companies in the production phase.
g) Report states the price of any product received or sold by government.No  
h) Report states the quantity of resources produced.No  

6. Discrepancies

Report contains:  
a) information on the cause of revenue discrepancies.No No detailed information.
b) reconciled data following the correction of discrepancies.No  

7. SOE Revenue Flow

SOE Revenue Flow data is clearly explained in the report.Yes Report includes a diagram of revenue flows of Société Mauritanienne des Hydrocarbures (SMH).

8. Disaggregation

Report provides financial data on individual:  
a) companiesNo  
b) revenue streamsYes  
c) projectsNo  
d) commoditiesNo Revenues disaggregated by sector (petroleum or mining) only.

9. Comprehensibility

Report contains:  
a) a summary with key findings and revenue totalsYes 
b) clear indication of what currencies and units of measurement are used Yes 
c) written explanation of key findings and recommendationsYes  
d) a clear definition of termsYes  

10. Accessibility

Report is available:  
a) in at least one official languageNo Arabic is the official language, but the report is only available in French.
b) on a government websiteYes 

Related Indicators

Revenue Watch Index, N/A 
Corruption Perception Index, N/A 
Open Budget Survey, N/A 

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