This publication provides an analysis of SEC comment letters issued to registrants across the energy and mining value chain, including exploration and production, midstream, downstream, drillers, oilfield services, and integrated energy companies.
Oil and gas company land departments must manage increasing volumes of land data from which they must derive intelligence. Leading companies streamline the integration of land assets, have efficient land services functions, and generate business insight from land data.
On August 22, 2012, the SEC approved a final rule requiring certain issuers to publicly disclose their use of conflict minerals [tantalum, tin, tungsten, and gold] and whether those minerals originated in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("DRC") or adjoining countries (“covered countries”). This Dataline looks at the key provisions of the final rule. Also included is a supplement on frequently asked questions on conflict minerals.